Born in Osaka in 1947. Graduated from the Kyushu Sangyo University Faculty of Arts Department of Photography and became professor at the Tokyo Shashin Senmon Gakko the same year. Became a professor at the Osaka Shashin Senmon Gakko (now: Visual Arts College Osaka) in 1972, and became head of the school in 1998. In 2015 he was appointed head of the Irie Taikichi Memorial Museum of Photography in Nara City. Continues to engage in photography both as a photographer and as a photography educator.

His photobook “A Radiant Land: Kii Peninsula” won the Annual Award of the Japan Photographic Society, his series “A Radiant Land with Thousands of Years” the Ina Nobuo Award. His photobook “Osaka” won the the 23rd Photographic Society Award and the 27th Higashikawa Prize’s Hidano Kazuemon Award.

Chronology

1947 - Born in Osaka Prefecture
1970 - Graduate of Department of Photography, Kyushu Sangyo Universitiy
1970 - Faculty of Tokyo Shashin Senmongakko (currently Tokyo Visual Arts)
1972 - Faculty of Osaka Shashin Senmongakko (currently Osaka Visual Arts)
1996 - Awarded the Award of the Year by the Photographic Society of Japan for "Rakudo Kii Hanto" (A Radiant Land:Kii Peninsula)
1998 - Principal of Visual Arts Osaka
1999 - Awarded the 24th Ina Nobuo Award for "Sen-nen Rakudo"(Thausand-year Paradise)
2007 - Awarded the arts award by the Japan Society for Arts and History of Photography
2011 - Award the 23th ShasinnoKai Award by the Photographic Society of Japan for Osaka
2011 - Award the 27th Award of Higashikawa by the Photographic Society of Japan for Osaka
2015 - Director appointed at Irie Taikichi Memorial Museum of Photography Nara City

Publications

1971-77 - "Chihei" (Horizon) Issues 1–10, Self-published, Japan
1986 - "Shinsekai: Mukashi mo ima mo" Choseisha, Japan
1993 - "Horizon" Horizon Editorial Board, Japan
1995 - "A Radiant Land: Kii Peninsula" Brain Center, Japan
2000 - "A Radiant Land with Thousands of Years" Brain Center, Japan
2003 - "Shara" Sento/Kumie, Japan
2006 - "Haha" Gallery Out of Place, Japan
2009 - "A Vegetable Garden, Sakura" Vacuum Press, Japan
2010 - "Osaka" Seigensha, Japan
2012 - "Horizon far and away 1968–1977" Akaaka, Japan
2014 - "Japan Sea" Akaaka, Japan
2018 - "Chihei 11" Case Publishing, Japan
2019 - "A City Aglow" Case Publishing, Japan
2019 - "Chihei 12" Case Publishing, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1978 - "OsakaTennoji" Nikon Salon, Ginza/Osaka
1985 - "Shinsekai Mukasimo Imamo" Nikon Salon, Ginza/Osaka
1992 - "Shuji Yuraku Bangkok" (Bangkok, Pleasure of All living Things) Nikon Salon, Ginza, Osaka (1999)
1995-1996 - "Rakudo Kii Hanto" Konica Plaza, Shinjuku/Osaka/Sapporo
1999 - "Sen-nen Rakudo" Nikon Salon, Ginza/Osaka
2000 - "Sen-nen Rakudo Kii Hanto" Nara City Museum of Photography
2001 - ".com NEW YORK" Nikon Salon, Shinjuku
2003 - "Sarasoju" Arts Gallery
2006 - "Ha-ha" Gallery OUT of PLACE
2007 - "Ha-ha Vegetable Kitchen" gallery bauhaus, Tokyo
2007 - "Ha-Ha" Focale Galerie, Locarno
2010 - "Osaka" Gallery OUT of PLACE・ZEN FOTO GALLERY, Tokyo
2010 - "Osaka" Nikon Salon, Ginza/Osaka
And many others

Books from Shunji DODO

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Chihei 12

Shunji DODO, Jun ABE, Shinya ARIMOTO , Arata DODO, Tewan GON, Shogo YAMADA, Yasuko NOGUCHI, Kosato MATSUOKA, Nao MANABE, Masashi URASHIBA

$28.68

Special Edition Chihei 11 Special Edition

Shunji DODO, Jun ABE, Shogo YAMADA, Yasuko NOGUCHI, Kosato MATSUOKA, Maya AKASHIKA, Masashi URASHIBA

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Chihei 11

Shunji DODO, Jun ABE, Shogo YAMADA, Yasuko NOGUCHI, Kosato MATSUOKA, Maya AKASHIKA, Masashi URASHIBA

$29.44

Signed Ha-Ha

Shunji DODO, Naomi KAWASE

$272.60

Osaka

Shunji DODO

$52.57