Born in 1947. After graduating from the Photography Department in the College of Art at Nihon University, Fugo studied under photographer and filmmaker Eikoh Hosoe. Fugo began working as an independent photographer in 1973. He was the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Ina Nobuo Award. 

Fugo's photograph series include Floating Around, Dark Changes, FLYING FRYING PAN, Game Over, Waterfall Watchers, KAMI/Demolition, and ON THE CIRCLE. 

Photography collections include FLYING FRYING PAN (Shazow Kobo, Tokyo) and a work in collaboration with author Natsuki Ikezawa, The Time Given to Man Shall Lapse Sometime and... (Kawade Shobo Shinsha, Tokyo). 

Fugo's works have been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Japan and overseas. 

Public collections of Fugo's works are housed at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography; the Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido; the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; and the Bibliothèque nationale de France.

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