1975 Born in Tokyo. Lives and works in Tokyo.

Publications

2006 - "MACARONI CHRISTIAN" Bijutsu Shuppansha, Tokyo Japan
2011 - "SHOWA 88" ZEN FOTO GALLERY, Tokyo Japan
2015 - "Showa92" ZEN FOTO GALLERY, Tokyo Japan
2019 - "Showa96" ZEN FOTO GALLERY, Tokyo Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1999 - MACARONI CHRISTIAN, Konica Minolta Plaza Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2011 - SHOWA 88, Zen Foto Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2013 - Showa88, SHADAI GALLERY , Tokyo Japan
2015 - Showa92, ZEN FOTO GALLERY , Tokyo Japan
2018 - Showa88-95, KKAG , Tokyo Japan
2019 - Showa96, ZEN FOTO GALLERY , Tokyo Japan

Film

2015  THE 14TH DALAI LAMA

Selected Group Exhibitions

1997 - Sun Marino International Photomeeting, San Marino
2000 - HUMANSCAPE, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Yamanashi, Japan
2003 - IN&OUT, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
2009 - EDITOR’S CHOICE Magazine editors select the most promising young photographers, RICOH RING CUBE GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2010 - SNAPS, RICOH RING CUBE GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2010 - TOKYO PHOTO, Roppongi Hills Academyhills 40, Tokyo, Japan
2012 - CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE PHOTOBOOKS, THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S GALLERY, London, UK
2012 - TOKYO PHOTO, Tokyo Midtown Hall, Tokyo, Japan
2012 - 10×10 JAPANESE PHOTOBOOKS,ICP-Bard MFA Studio Space, New York, USA
2013 - THE EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHY ARTIST, INSTYLE PHOTOGRAPHY CENTER, Tokyo, Japan
2014 - CREATIVE©ITIES : Mapping creativity in Asia-Pacific’s cities today, P2 Warehouse , Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2014 - JAPON, Abbaye St André Centre d’art contemporain, Meymac, France
2015 - The 8th Gelatin Silver Session, Axis Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2015 - Regards Croisés  < JAPON / PROVENCE >  Phot'Aix 2015, Festival photographique d’Aix en Provence ,France
2015 - 40×40 , SHADAI GALLERY , Tokyo Japan
2016 - The 8th Gelatin Silver Session, Irie Taikichi Memorial Museum of Photography Nara City, Japan
2016 - Flowers, SHADAI GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2016 - A Vision of Japan, galleri BALDER, Oslo, Norway
2017 - The 9th Gelatin Silver Session, Axis Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2017 - COLORS, SHADAI GALLERY , Tokyo Japan
2019 - The 10th Gelatin Silver Session, Axis Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2019 - GSS FUJIFILM ACROS × 39 Photographers, Fujifilm Square, Tokyo, Japan

Awards

1996 - The 18 th Fox Talbot Awards
1999 - Encouraging prize. Fuji Photo Salon New Face Prize.
2006 - Advertising photography in Japan 2006, Grand Prize. (Japan Advertising Photographer’s Association)
2011 - Advertising photography in Japan 2011, Grand Prize. (Japan Advertising Photographer’s Association)
2012 - Kassel International Photobook Festival ,Nomination/ Le Bal, Paris, France
2016 - 41st Kimura Ihei Award, Nomination/ Asahi Shimbun Company, Japan

Collections

Tokyo Polytechnic University, Tokyo, Japan
Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Yamanashi, Japan
The Amana Collection, Tokyo, Japan

Books from Kazuyoshi USUI

Prints from Kazuyoshi USUI