Born in Tokyo in 1968, graduated from the Department of Mathematical Engineering, College of Industrial Science and Technology, Nihon University in 1991, and began working as a freelance photographer in 1993. His works include "your face project", "FLOW AND FUISON", and "one day". Major solo exhibitions include "Eluting Cities" (I.C.A.C. Weston Gallery, 1993), "your face" (Photo Gallery International, 2006), and "one day" (MEM Osaka, 2009). Major group exhibitions include "San Marino International Photo Meeting" (San Marino, Italy) in 1997, "The 16th Exhibition of the Society of Photography" (PLACE M) in 2004, "Photography Today 3: Six Essays on the Critical" (The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo) in 2006, "Contemporary Photography He was awarded the 2004 Photographic Society of Japan Award and the 2007 Newcomer's Award of the Photographic Society of Japan, and in 2012 he spent a year in Los Angeles, California, as an overseas trainee artist with the Agency for Cultural Affairs.

Chronology

1968 - Born in Tokyo.
1991 - Graduated from Nihon University's College of Industrial Technology,
1993 - Leaves Intense Inc. to become a freelance photographer.

Publications

"our face" Mado-sha co.ltd.
"Witness #2 Daido Moriyama " Nazraeli Press

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2006 - "our face" PHOTO GALLERY INTERNATIONAL, Tokyo
1993 - "City Flow and Fusion" I.C.A.C. Weston Gallery, Tokyo 1993

Selected Group Exhibitions

2008 - “Face” Kawasaki City Museum Kanagawa
2008 - “MATRIX OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2008 TOWARDS A GAME OF PHOTOGRAPHY”Kawasaki City Museum Kanagawa
2007 - “Thanatos and Eros”(Emi Anrakuji+Ken Kitano) EPSON IMAGING GALLERY epSITE, Tokyo
2006 - “Photography Today 3"The National Museum of Art,Tokyo
2000 - “Humanscape - Among the People" Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts Yamanashi
1997 - “San Marino International Photo Meeting" San Marino
1996 - ‘97’98‘01’03‘04 “Young Portfolios” Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts

Awards

2007 - Newcomer's Award from the Photographic Society of Japan
2004 - Society of Photography Award

Collections

The National Museum of Art, Tokyo
Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts
Kawasaki City Museum

Books from Ken KITANO

Photography? End?

Kazuyoshi USUI, Naruki OSHIMA, Yuki ONODERA, Ken KITANO, Risaku SUZUKI, Miki NITADORI, Yuji HAMADA

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