Curriculum Vitae

1964 -Born in Tokyo, Japan.
1993 -Graduated from Tokyo College of Photography, Yokohama, Japan.
1997 -Received the New Photographer Prize, the Photographic Society of Japan Award.
1997 -Received the New Photographer Prize, the 13th Higashikawa International Photography Festival.
2000 -Received the 19th Ken Domon Prize.
2014 -Received the 39th Nobuo Ina Prize.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 -‘Successive Sliding of Pleasure,’ Only Photography, Berlin.
2016 -‘Buddha Virus Suicide Attack,’ The White, Tokyo.
2015 -‘System Crash for Hi-Fi,’ The White, Tokyo.
2014 -‘Ansel Adams Stardust (You are not alone),’ Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo (Exhibition of the awrard-winning work of the 39th Nobuo Ina Prize, travelling to Osaka Nikon Salon in 2015).
2014 -‘Nothing was Delivered,’ Void+, Tokyo.
2014 -‘Come to life again,’ Gallery Q, Tokyo.
2014 -‘Ansel Adams stardust (You are not alone),’ Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo. Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka.
2014 -‘Eiyou-bunsekihyou,’ The White, Tokyo.
2013 -‘Hindenburg Omen,’ photographers’ gallery, KULA PHOTO GALLERY, Tokyo.
2012 -‘Howling Smack Wolf,’ photographers’ gallery, KULA PHOTO GALLERY, Tokyo.
2012 -‘HUMAN NOISE AMPLIFIER,’BLD Gallery, Tokyo.
2011 -‘Kawasaki Brötzmann 2002-2007,’ Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Kanagawa.
2011 -‘Alice In Butcher Land,’ photographers’ gallery, KULA PHOTO GALLERY, Tokyo.
2011 -‘White Rabbit Opium Dream,’ Broiler Space, Tokyo.
2011 -‘Korean Route,’ Place M + Mini Gallery, Tokyo.
2011 -‘Uncle Zyanose Meat,’ GALLERY mestalla, Tokyo.
2010 -‘Butterfly Sandwich,’ Ogu Mag, Tokyo.
2010 -‘Sunny Side of Suicide,’ Broiler Space, Tokyo.
2009 -‘China White,’ Zeit-Foto Salon, Tokyo.
2008 -‘Spider’s Strategy,’ GunGallery, Stockholm.
2007 -‘Dante Lobster,’ void+, Tokyo.
2007 -‘My Name is Shockhammer,’ Port Gallery T, Osaka.
2007 -‘Spider’s Strategy,’ Cohen Amador Gallery, New York.
2005 -‘Chinese Rocks,’ Zeit-Foto Salon, Tokyo.
2004 -‘13th Floor Elevator over the Hill,’ Chukyo University Art Gallery C-Square, Nagoya, Japan.
2003 -‘Suzy Cream Oil Cheese,’ White Cube Gallery, Kyoto, Japan.
2002 -‘Stravinsky Overdrive,’ Hippolyte Photographic Gallery, Helsinki, Finland.
2000 -‘Black Parachute Ears 1999,’ Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo (The 19th Ken Domon Prize Exhibition)
1999 -‘Colored Air Blood Black 1999,’ Viewing Room Yotsuya, Tokyo.
1999 -‘Black Parachute Ears 1991-1999,’ Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki.
1999 -‘Someday O.K. Prince will Come,’ Gallery Q & Q-S, Tokyo.
1998 -‘All The Needles on are Red,’ Viewing Room Yotsuya, Tokyo.
1996 -‘Keihin Machine Soul,’ Works H., Yokohama.
1995 -‘Tokyo Swing,’ Yoshii Gallery, New York.
1995 -‘Today’s Japan,’ Konica Plaza, Tokyo.
1994 -‘Crashlanding in Tokyo’s Dream,’ Spirit Square Center for Arts and Education, Loch Walker Gallery, Charlotte, NC.
1993 -‘Crashlanding in Tokyo’s Dream,’ Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 -‘The Exhibition of the Yokohama Museum of Art : Collection 2016 Part3,’ Yokohama Museum of Art.
2016 -‘Japanese Photography from Postwar to Now,’ San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
2014 -‘The Exhibition of the Yokohama Museum of Art : Collection 2014 Part2,’ Yokohama Museum of Art.
2013 -‘Unconsciousness of the City,’  The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
2013 -‘Ken Domon & Domon Ken Award Photoghraphers,’The Museum of Modern Art, Gunnma, Japan.
2013 -‘Magnetic field,’Gallery Q, Tokyo.
2012 -‘Repeat After Me vol.1,’The Gallery, Tokyo.
2011 -‘JAPAN TODAY,’ AMADOR GALLERY, NY.
2009 -‘Photography Now: Japan, China, Korea,’ San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA.
2009 -‘Art in Busan 2009: Inter-City,’ Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan.
2008 -‘Japanische Fotografie: Takashi Yasumura und Osamu Kanemura,’ Abbt Projects, Zurich.
2007 -‘Views of Water – From Monet and Taikan to the Present,’ Yokohama Museum of Art.
2006 -‘Cities, Architecture and Society,’ Corderie dell’Arsenale, Venice. (Venice Architecture Biennale 2006)
2005 -‘Modernology of Osaka,’ Osaka Zokei Center, Osaka, Japan.
2004 -‘Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie d’Arles,’ Arles.
2003 -‘Inside Out: Mechanism of Cityscapes,’ Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan. (with Eiji Ina)
2003 -‘Ken Domon & Domon Ken Award Photoghraphers,’The Museum of Modern Art, Gunnma, Japan.
2003 -‘Experience: The Media Rat Race,’ The Netherland Foto Instituut, Foto Biennale Rotterdam.
2002 -‘Tradition and Presence: Japan, Contemporary Ceramics and Photography,’ Deichtorhallen Hamburg.
2001 -‘Surface: Contemporary Photography, Video and Painting from Japan,’  Netherland Foto lnstituut, Rotterdam.
2001 -‘Future Perfect,’ Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy.
2001 -‘The Standard,’ held in the Naoshima island, organized by Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum, Naoshima.
2001 -‘IKIRO/Be Alive: Contemporary Art from Japan, 1980 to the Present,’  Kro¨ller Mu¨ller Museum, Otterlo.
2000 -‘Osamu KANEMURA,’ Partobject Gallery, Carrboro, NC.
1998 -‘Prix Whanki Exhibition: Seoul-Berlin-Tokyo,’ Whanki Museum, Seoul, Korea.
1998 -‘Photography Today: The Absence of Distance,’ National Film Center, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
1997 -‘Absolute Landscape: Contemporary Photography between Illusion and Reality,’ Yokohama Museum of Art.
1996 -‘New Photography 12,’ The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
1995 -‘The 3rd International Foto-Triennale Esslingen: Dicht am Laben,’ Esslingen, Germany.
1994 -‘Japan Today,’ Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark.
1994 -‘Japanese Avant-garde,’ Spirit Square Center for Arts and Education, Charlotte, NC.
1992 -‘The 3rd Fotografie Biennale: Waste Land from Now on,’ Rotterdam Waterstad, Rotterdam.

Publications

2017 -“Life is a Gift” Osiris(DVD)
2017 -“A History of Photography that Provokes” (co-authored with Kenji Takazawa), Heibonsha
2016 -“Dead-Stock Landing” Osiris(DVD)
2016 -“Successive Sliding of Pleasure” Only Photography, Berlin
2014 -“ECTOPLASM PROFILING” LibroArte
2014 -“Elvis the Positive Thinking Pelvis” Osiris(DVD)
2012 -“Suzy Cream Oil Chease” Superlabo
2010 -“Stravinsky Overdrive” Superlabo
2009 -“Zenshinkairakusyashinka” Doyukan(Essay)
2008 -“German Suplex” Osiris
2007 -“My Name is Shockhammer” Osiris
2005 -“In-between 12 Osamu Kanemura: Germany, Finland” EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee
2001 -“I Can Tell” Haga Shoten
2001 -“Spider′s Strategy” Osiris
2000 -“Happiness is a Red before Exploding” Wides Shuppan
1999 -“Osamu Kanemura” Yumiko Chiba Associates
1995 -“Mole Unit No.4 Crash landing” Mole

Collections

Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama. Japan; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo; Higashikawa Cultural Gallery, Higashikawa; The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Domon Ken Photography Museum, Sakata; Benesse Corporation, Naoshima; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA; Art Institute of Chicago, the amana collection, IL.

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