Co-founder of STAIRS PRESS
Member of TOTEM POLE PHOTO GALLERY

Chronology

Born in Gu’an, Hebei, China, in 1991.
BA, graduated at Southwest University, Chongqing, China, 2013.
MA, graduated at Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan, 2017.
DA, graduated at Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan, 2021.

Publications

2022 - Yes, the River Knows—Arakawa River, STAIRS PRESS, Japan
2020 - BURNING IN THE STONE, Wan Publishing, Japan
2018 - Obsercing Objects, Wan Publishing, Japan
2016 - By the Water, STAIRS PRESS, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2022 - Yes, the River Knows—Arakawa River, NikonSalon, Tokyo, Japan
2022 - MEET AT THE END OF THE RIVER, ICICLE SPACE, Shanghai, China
2020 - BURNING IN THE STONE, TOTEM POLE PHOTO GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2019 - Here, There And Everywhere, Okayama, Japan
2018 - METROPOLIS I, TOTEM POLE PHOTO GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2017 - Along the Railway, Place M, Tokyo, Japan
2017 - Rising Tide, TOTEM POLE PHOTO GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2016 - By the Water, Umeda Canon Gallery, Osaka, Japan
2016 - By the Water, Ginza Canon Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2015 - Along the Railway, Place M, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 - The Exhibition of New Cosmos of Photography 2021, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2021 - Direct Photography with a Positive Viewing Attitude, Ningbo Art Center, Ningbo, China
2021 - Endless Tracing, FUJIFILM X-SPACE, Shanghai, China
2019 - Young Portfolio Acquisitions 2018, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Japan
2016 - XISHUANGBANNA FOTO FESTIVAL, Jinghong, China
2016 - PHOTO BEIJING 2016, The China Millennium Monument, Beijing, China

Awards

2023 - 24th Miki Jun Award, Japan
2021 - 44th New Cosmos of Photography— Excellence Award, Japan
2016 - 4th KAWABA NEW-NATURE PHOTO AWARD — Kawabamura Award, Japan
2016 - 5th Canon Photographers Session — Canon Award, Japan

Collections

Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts

Books from Wan Chaofan