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 KANEMURA OSAMU
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.
  Received the New Photographer Prize, the 13th Higashikawa International Photography Festival.
2000 Received the 19th Ken Domon Prize.
 Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014 ‘Ansel Adams stardust (You are not alone) ,’ Ginza Nikon Salon,Tokyo. Osaka Nikon Salon,Osaka.
  ‘Eiyou-bunsekihyou,’ The White,Tokyo.
2013 ‘Hindenburg Omen,’ photographers' gallery,KULA PHOTO GALLERY,Tokyo.
2012 ‘Howling Smack Wolf,’ photographers' gallery,KULA PHOTO GALLERY,Tokyo.
  ‘HUMAN NOISE AMPLIFIER,’BLD Gallery,Tokyo.
2011 ‘Kawasaki Brötzmann 2002-2007 ,’ Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino,Kanagawa.
  ‘Alice In Butcher Land ,’ photographers' gallery,KULA PHOTO GALLERY,Tokyo.
  ‘White Rabbit Opium Dream ,’ Broiler Space,Tokyo.
  ‘Korean Route ,’ Place M + Mini Gallery, Tokyo.
  ‘Uncle Zyanose Meat,’ GALLERY mestalla, Tokyo.
2010 ‘Butterfly Sandwich,’ Ogu Mag, Tokyo.
  ‘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.
  ‘My Name is Shockhammer,’ Port Gallery T, Osaka.
  ‘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.
  ‘Black Parachute Ears 1991-1999,’ Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki.
  ‘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.
  ‘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
2014 ‘Unconsciousness of the City,’  The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
  ‘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.
  ‘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)
  ‘Ken Domon & Domon Ken Award Photoghraphers,’The Museum of Modern Art, Gunnma, Japan.
  ‘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.
  ‘Future Perfect,’ Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy.
  ‘The Standard,’ held in the Naoshima island, organized by Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum, Naoshima.
  ‘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.
  ‘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.
  ‘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.
 Pablications
2014 『Elvis the Positive Thinking Pelvis』Osiris(DVD)
2012 『Suzy Cream Oil Chease』Superlabo
2010 『Stravinsky Overdrive』Superlabo
2009 『Zanshinkairakusyashinka』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
  『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, IL.

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