Tamami IINUMA was born in Tokyo, works in Paris and in Tokyo.

After 6 years of residency in Leipzig Germany, Tamami Iinuma currently works at Cite Internationale des Art in Paris for her doctoral theory at Tokyo National University of Arts. It focuses on the correlation between urban architecture and artist book, based on Modulor by Le Corbusier. Also she makes multiple art pieces over the fields of architectural photography, editorial design and bookmaking.


2013 - Doctoral Program at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
2011 - Pola Art Foundation (Grants for Overseas Study by Young Artists)
2008 - 2010 Guest Student at Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig
2008 - Master of Arts at Tama Art University
2006 - Bachelor of Arts at Musashino Art University


2016 House of Architecture (POST)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 Listen to the architecture singing (Daikanyama Tsutaya, Tokyo)
2016 Listen to the architecture singing (Rohm Theatre, Kyoto)
2016 The Third Architecture - a Book, a Maison and a Forest (POST, Tokyo)
2015 From Le Corbusier to Maekawa (Nikon Salon, Osaka)
2015 From Le Corbusier to Maekawa (Nikon Salon, Tokyo)
2015 Vitrines Exhibition #002 PASSAGE / Colonne (Cite Internationale des Arts Paris)
2015 Vitrines Exhibition #001 PASSAGE / Agence de Voyage (Cite Internationale des Arts Paris)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 3+3 (Spanish Embassy in Japan, Tokyo)
2016 IMA Gallery Collection (IMA Gallery, Tokyo)
2016 YOKO ONO LUMIÈRE DE L'AUBE (Musee d’Art Contemporarin, Lyon)
2015 Lyon Biennale / PASSAGE (Capitainerie, Lyon)
2015 WERKSCHAU 2015 (WERKSCHAU / Spinnerei, Leipzig)
2015 STEP OUT ! The New Japanese Photographers (IMA gallery, Tokyo)
2015 The New Visions (Pola Museum Annex, Tokyo)
2014 VvK9 / Coincidental Perception (Kunst Arzt gallery, Kyoto)
2014 THE EXPOSED #7 (G/P+g3 gallery, Tokyo)
2013 SPACE CADET Actual Exhibition #2 (Turner Gallery, Tokyo)
2012 European Cultural Capital, Guimarães noc noc (Museum Alberto Sampaio Extention, Guimarães)
2012 The 5th International Fotobook Festival (Le Bal, Paris)
2011 conditioned air (AKIBA TAMABI 21, Tokyo)
2010 Rundgang (Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig)
2009 Japan Media Art Festival 2008 (The National Art Center Tokyo)
2008 Tama Art University Graduation Show 2007 (BankArt1929, Yokohama)
2006 Musashino Art University Graduation Exhibition (Musashino Art University, Tokyo)

Books from Tamami IINUMA