Kazuma Obara (Born in Iwate, Japan, 1985) is a photographer, writer and book maker based in Osaka, Japan.

Chronology

Utunomiya University BA in Sociology of Transnational Relations (April 2006 – March 2009)
University of the Arts London, London College of Communication,
MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography (January 2015 – December 2015)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020
Reimagining War, Tokyo, Japan / 2020

2019
Exposure / Everlasting , THE REFERENCE, Seoul, Korea / 2019
Young Portfolio Acquisitions 2018, K MOPA, Yamanashi, Japan / 2019
Exposure / Everlasting , Photogallery Sai, Osaka / 2019

2018
Prix Pictet Japan Award 2017, Tokyo, Japan
LUMIX MEETS BEYOND 2020 BY JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHERS #7,
PhotoSaintGermain,Paris, France, UNSEEN, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, IMA gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Exposure / Everlasting , Maruki Museum, Saitama, Japan
Mulhouse Biennial of Photography, France
Getxophoto, Spain
San, Gallery Interaction 611, Hiroshima, Japan

2017
Revela-T, Spain/ 2017

2016
Festival Photoreporter, France
La Gacilly Photo Festival, France
Athens Photo Festival, Greece
Tbilisi Photo Festival, Georgia
World Press Photo 2016
The Train / Schwarzer Montag, Zurich, Switzerland
Silent Histories, Photofusion, London, UK

2015
Athen Photo Festival, Book Award, Athen, Greece
Les Rencontres d’Arles,Book Award, Arles, France

2014
Paris Photo, Book Award, Paris, France
IMA Gallery, Book Selection, Tokyo, Japan
Rokko Photo Festival,Book Selection, Hyogo, Japan

2013
Beyond Fukushima, Hirosima Cultural Center, Hirosima, Japan (2013)
Beyond Fukushima, Centro de historias, Spain (2013)
Beyond Fukushima, Ayuntamiento de Mijas, Spain (2013)
Beyond Fukushima, Reyon city holl, Reyon, France (2013)
Beyond Fukushima. Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain (2013)
Beyond Fukushima, EU headquaters, Brussels, Belgium (2013)

2012
Beyond Fukushima, Osaka Human Rights Museum, Osaka, Japan
Amagasaki city hall, Hyogo, Japan
Beyond Fukushima, Gallery Little House, Kyoto, Japan
Beyond Fukushima, Utsunomiya University, Tochigi, Japan
Beyond Fukushima, Asahi Newspaper Hall, Nagaoya, Japan
Beyond Fukushima, STANDARD BOOK STORE, Osaka, Japan
Beyond Fukushima, Delfonics Shibuya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Photo Gallery Sai, Osaka,Japan (2012)
Days Photojournalism Festival, Kyoto, Japan (2012)
Hôtel de Ville, Paris, France (2012)
ART ETAGE, Basel, Switzerland (2012)
Days Photojournalism Festival, Yokohama, Japan (2012)
Photo Gallery Sai, Osaka, Japan (2011)

Books from Kazuma OBARA