photographer, born in Kanagawa, Japan


2001-2003Parsons School of Design, Paris, France

1994-1999International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan(BA in psychology)

solo exhibitions

2008≪ Shadow Wonderland ≫
CANON Gallery Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
2008≪ Shadow Wonderland ≫
Maison des Arts, Créteil, France
2007≪ A L'Ombre de la ville lumiere ≫
La Capitale Galerie, Paris, France
2007≪ Paris, Kage no sketch ≫
Hotel La Foret Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2006≪ A Travel Sketch of the World of Shadows ≫
Galerie Loris Talmart, Paris, France
( exhibition participating in the festival "Mois de la Photo-OFF")
2006≪ Obsession with Reflection ≫
L'Espace Loris Talmart, Paris, France
2006≪ Shadow of the World or the World of Shadows ≫
Térapi, Paris, France

selected group exhibitions

2010Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

2009La Capitale Galerie, Paris, France

2008Bunkyo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2003Espace Commine, Paris, France

2002D.H. Gallery, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan


2010 APA (Japan Advertising Photographers' Association) Award : Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award (Grand-Prix)

2009(Nominee for the Kimura Ihei Award)

other works

2009CD jacket cover photo for the album ≪ Sschhh... ≫ by Intrigo

2007images for the ≪ Volvic Japan ≫ web magazine

2007images for the book "Civi-Langue" by Michael SAGAZ and Makiko NAKAZATO, published by Surugadai Shuppansha (ISBN:978-4-411-01105-3 C1085)

2007images for the package of cosmetics "Miico"

2002, 2004cover page of the " Paris Voice " magazine


several works in the restaurant " Cordon Bleu " in the hotel La Foret Tokyo, Tokyo

private collections : France, UK and Japan