1977 Born in Tokyo, Japan
2002 Waseda University, Tokyo, B.F.A.
2005 Tokyo University of the Arts, M.F.A.
2008 Tokyo University of the Arts, Ph.D.

Lives and works in Tokyo

Publications

POLE TO POLE, Tokyo: Chuokoron-shinsha, 2003
THE VOID, Tokyo: knee high media japan, 2005
NEW DIMENSION, Tokyo: AKAAKA Art Publishing, 2007
POLAR, Tokyo: Little More, 2007
VERNACULAR, Tokyo: AKAAKA Art Publishing, 2008
Mt. Fuji, Tokyo: Little More, 2008
ARCHIPELAGO, Tokyo: Shueisha, 2009
CORONA, Tokyo: Seidosha, 2010
Lhotse, Kanazawa: SLANT, 2013
Qomolangma, Kanazawa: SLANT, 2014
Manaslu, Kanazawa: SLANT, 2014
Makalu, Kanazawa: SLANT, 2014
Kunisaki Peninsula, Tokyo: Seidosha, 2014
HAIR, Tokyo: Seidosha, 2014
SAKHALIN, Tokyo: amana, 2015
KATA and SATOYAMA, Tokyo: Seidosha, 2015
K2, SLANT, 2015
DENALI, SLANT, 2016

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2003
“For circumpolar stars,” epSITE -EPSON Imaging Gallery, Tokyo
2005
“THE VOID”, Shinjuku Nikon Salon, Tokyo
2006
“THE VOID”, Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka
2007
“POLAR”, KONICA MINOLTA Plaza, Tokyo
“NEW DIMENSION”, Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo
“NEW DIMENSION”, Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka
“POLAR”, SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
2008
“VERNACULAR”, INAX Gallery 2, Tokyo
“POLAR/NEW DIMENSION: Ishikawa Naoki Photo Exhibition”, Kodak Photo Salon, Tokyo
“Mt.Fuji”, Ginza Nikon Salon , Tokyo
“VERNACULAR”, Place M, Tokyo
2009
“TRAVELOGUE 2000 – 2009”, Fukuoka Camera Museum, Toyoma
“Mt.Fuji”, Osaka Nikon Salon , Osaka
“ARCHIPELAGO”, Chukyo University Art Gallery C. Square, Aichi
“CHRISTMAS ISLAND”, Place M, Tokyo
“ARCHIPELAGO”, CANON GALLERY S, Tokyo
2010
“ARCHIPELAGO”, Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Okinawa
“ARCHIPELAGO”, Niki Club, Tochigi ; Gallery Satsu, Tokyo
“CORONA”, Place M, Tokyo
2011
“CORONA: Ken Domon Award-winning works Exhibition”, Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo ; Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka ; Ken Domon Museum of Photography, Yamagata
“8848”, SCAI THE BATHHOUSE , Tokyo
“Halluci Mountain”, EYE of GYRE, Tokyo
2012
“Remembrance 3.11” Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo ; Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka
“the stranger”, Tohoku University of Arts & Design, Yamagata
“Remembrance 3.11”, Yamagata Institute of The Arts, Yamagata
“Manaslu” SLANT, Kanazawa
“the stranger” Place M, Tokyo
2013
“Lhotse | Manaslu” EYE OF GYRE, Tokyo
“Lhotse” SLANT, Kanazawa
2014
“POLAR” Embassy of Canada Prince Takamado Gallery, Tokyo
“MAKALU” IMA CONCEPT STORE, Tokyo
“AMA DABLAM/GLACIER” OVER THE BORDER, Tokyo
“Kunisaki Peninsula” Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo / Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka
“marebito” Ofunato City Museum, Iwate
2015
“NEW MAP” Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Kanagawa
“Across Borders:” Royal Alberta Museum, Canada
“Across Borders:” Hokkaido Museum, Hokkaido
“K2” CHANEL NEXUS HALL, Tokyo
“Encounter Nature” CANON OPEN GALLERY 1, Tokyo
2016
“Marebito”
CANON GALLERY GINZA, Tokyo ; CANON GALLERY UMEDA, Osaka ;
CANON GALLERY NAGOYA, Aichi ; CANON GALLERY FUKUOKA, Fukuoka ;
CANON GALLERY SAPPORO, Hokkaido ; CANON GALLERY SENDAI, Miyagi
“Across Borders:” Embassy of Canada Prince Takamado Gallery, Tokyo
“DENALI” MORIOKASHOTEN, Tokyo

Selected Group Exhibitions

2004
“On The Edge of Nowhere", kuspace wien, Vienna, Austria
2005
“Project the Projectors”, former Sakamoto Elementary School , Tokyo
“Sky-HIGH: Kazuhiko Hachiya, Taro Shinoda, Naoki Ishikawa", KPO Kirin Plaza, Osaka
2006
“THE EXPOSED of the art vol.1: Photographs", Contemporary Art Space, Osaka
“New Visions of Japanese Photography", Yachao Gallery, Shanghai
“epSITE retrospective 1998-2006", EPSON Imaging Gallery epSITE, Tokyo
2007
“Emerging Artists in Meguro : Seven Artists, Seven Aspects", Meguro Museum Of Art, Tokyo
“The Doctoral Program Final Exhibitions”,Tokyo University of the Arts The University Art Museum , Tokyo
“Matrix of Photography
2008
Towards a game of Photography: 11 Contemporary Artists playing with Photography", Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa
“Art and Ecology: Ecosophy in Practice 1", EYE of GYRE , Tokyo
“Whispered Prayers", 21_21 Design Sight , Tokyo
“Five Photographers Show", Gallery ILLUM , Seoul, Korea
“NOW JUMP: Nam June Paik Festival", Nam June Paik Art Center , Korea
“MOT Collection: Survival Action: Focusing on New Aquistitions”, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
2009
“Artist File 2009: The NACT Annual Show of Contemporary Art”, The National Art Center, Tokyo
“MOT Collection: Field of Dreams” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
“Ecology and Art: From Nearby to Far Away”, Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Gunma
“The 25th Higashikawa Prize”, Higashikawa bunka gallery, Hokkaido
“Voyages”, Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris, Paris
“Sakhalin”, Hokkaido Museum of Literature, Hokkaido
“Contemporary Japanese Photography Vol.8: Voyage”, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
2010
“Crossing Chaos 1999-2009”, Nikon Salon , Tokyo
“VOCA: The Vision of Contemporary Art ”, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
“Setouchi International Art Festival”, Fukutake House (Former Megi Elementary School), Kagawa
“Tokyo Art Meeting: Transformation”, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo
“126 POLAROID”, Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa
“2010 Sagamihara Grand Prize ”, Sagamihara citizen’s gallery, Kanagawa
2012
“Daido Moriyama x Naoki Ishikawa To Nirvana and Back",Shibuya Hikarie 8/CUBE 1,2,3, Tokyo
"Water and Land-Niigata Art festival 2012", the old Sasagawa residence, Niigata
"Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2012", Niigata
2013
“Kunisaki Art Project -Spring” Kunisaki, Oita
2014
“Kunisaki Art Festival 2014”Kunimi Furusato Tenjikan Old Arinaga House, Oita
“Ohdate Kita Akita Art Festival 2014” , Akita
“Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam Special Exhibition anima on photo”,Netherlands
2015
Naoki Ishikawa + Yoshitomo Nara two-persons Exhibition
“to the north, from here” The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
“TRANSMIGRATION2015” Alang-Alang House, Bali
“MOT Collection Postwar Art in Close-Up“ Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
“Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015”, Niigata
“To the Heart of the Unknown Trail”, Aomori
“Tokyo International Photography Festival 2015” ART FACTORY JONANJIMA, Tokyo
2016
“GENBI SHINKANSEN” Joetsu Shinkansen, Niigata
“Aomori EARTH 2016:Roots and Routes” Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori
“Form of Landscape in Photographs by Shinzo Maeda and Japnese
Contemporary Photographers” Ashikaga Museum of Art, Tochigi
“IKIMONO / NAOKI ISHIKAWA × KENSHICHI HESHIKI” Kenshichi Heshiki Gallery, Okinawa

Awards

2006 Sagamihara Emerging Photographer Incentive Award
The Annual Miki Jun Award
2008 The Newcomer's Award from the Photographic Society of Japan
The Kodansha Publication Culture Award for Photography.
The Kaiko Takeshi [Non-Fiction] Award
2009 The Higashikawa Award, New Photographer Prize
2010 Sagamihara Award
2011 The Domon Ken Award

Collections

Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, Shanghai, China
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
Yokohama Museum of Art
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
Ken Domon Museum of Photography, Yamagata, Japan
Higashikawa bunka gallery, Hokkaido, Japan
Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum
Niigata City Art Museum

Books from Naoki ISHIKAWA

Mt.Fuji

Naoki ISHIKAWA

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POLAR

Naoki ISHIKAWA

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