yukari chikura portfolio


PROFILE


Yukari Chikura (地蔵 ゆかり) born in Tokyo, Japan.
After graduated from university of music.
She became music composer, arranger and computer programmer.
She is the winner of STEIDL BOOK AWARD and her work will be published by STEIDL.
She was selected as “FOTOFEST Discoveries of the Meeting Place 2018”.
She won LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2016, Sony World Photography Awards,
Photolucida Critical Mass TOP50 (Winner) 2016 & 2015, PX3,
International Photography Award, National Geographic among others.
She held 12 places solo exhibition and group exhibition at museum, gallery around the world.
Some projects have collected in Griffin Museum in US and Bibliotheque national de France.
1 project will be collected in the Kiyosato museum of photographic arts (K*MoPA)
She was artist in residence of Rokko International Photography Festival 2015.
Her photograph selected as "IPA Best of Show photographer 2013" (Lucie Foundation).
She participated “RPS Photobook Masterclass”, “Review Santa Fe 2014” and “Eddie Adams Workshop 2014”.
She was artist residence of 2015 ROKKO INTERNATIONAL PHOTO FESTIVAL.

*** AWARD ***

  • 2018 NTU IPA Photo Award
  • 2017 ALL ABOUT PHOTO AWARD (WINNER)
  • 2016 STEIDL PHOTO BOOK AWARD (WINNER)
  • 2016 LENSCULTURE EMERGING TALENT AWARD (WINNER)
  • 2016 TIFA (Tokyo International Foto Awards) (GOLD WINNER)
  • 2016 STEIDL PHOTO BOOK AWARD (WINNER)
  • 2016 LENSCULTURE EMERGING TALENT AWARD (WINNER)
  • 2016 TIFA (Tokyo International Foto Awards) (GOLD WINNER)
  • 2016 PHOTOLUCIDA CRITICAL MASS TOP50 PHOTOGRAPHER 2016 (WINNER)
  • 2015 THE 2015 LUCIE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP SHORTLIST
  • 2015 PHOTOLUCIDA CRITICAL MASS TOP50 PHOTOGRAPHER (WINNER)
  • 2015 FOCUS Photo LA TOP20 (FINALIST)
  • 2014 Tadahiko Hayashi Award 2nd Prize
  • 2014 SWPA (Sony World Photography Awards)2014 : Shortlist of Professional- Landscape
  • IPA(International Photography Awards) 2013: the First Prize(Special/Pets)
  • IPA(International Photography Awards) 2013: the third Prize(Pepole/Wedding)
  • PX3 2013: the First Prize(Portraiture/Family)
  • PX3 2013: the Second Prize(Portraiture/Children)
  • WPO Sony World Photography Award 2013 : 3rd Place
  • NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC INTERNATIONAL CONTEST 2008 (PEOPLE) :Highest award
  • NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO CONTEST 2012 (PEOPLE) :Outstanding Performance Award

*** WORKSHOP ***

  • RPS Photobook Masterclass 2015
  • Eddie Adams Workshop (US) 2014

*** ARTIST IN RESIDENCE***

  • Rokko International Photography Festival 2015

*** Lecture ***

  • Tokyo Zokei University 2017
  • Tokyo Zokei University 2016
  • Tokyo Zokei University 2013

*** SOLO EXHIBITION ***

  • Canon Gallery Ginza,Tokyo( 2016 )
  • Canon Gallery Nagoya,Aichi( 2016 )
  • Canon Gallery Miyagi( 2016 )
  • Canon Gallery Sapporo( 2016 )
  • Gellry Fugensha,Tokyo( 2016 )
  • Sony Imaging Gallery Ginza,Tokyo( 2015 )
  • GELLERY ENTRE DEUX,Tokyo( 2014 )
  • Canon Gallery Ginza,Tokyo( 2013 )
  • Canon Gallery Nagoya,Aichi( 2013 )
  • Canon Gallery Umeda,Osaka( 2013 )
  • Canon Gallery Miyagi( 2013 )
  • Canon Gallery Sapporo( 2013 )

*** SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION AND ART FAIR ***

  • 2018 STEIDL Book Launch Exhibition
  • 2018 SIPF The Open Call Portfolio Showcase
  • 2018 Athens Photo Festival (Benaki Museum)
  • 2018 Photo Basel
  • 2018 HAUTE Photograpie
  • 2018 FOTOFEST Discovery of Meeting Place
  • 2018 NTU IPA Photo Award Exhibition
  • 2017 Artwork Network Gallery(Denver, US)
  • 2017 Los Angeles Festival of Photography
  • 2017 Tokyo Art Book Fair (STEIDL)
  • 2017 IBASHO Gallery
  • 2017 Odessa//Batumi Photo Days Festival
  • 2017 FORMAT International Photography Festival
  • 2017 Shibuya Cultural Center Owada
  • 2016 PhotoFestiwal Lodz, Arts Inkubator
  • 2016 Photo l.a. (US)
  • 2016 Reminders Photography Stronghold
  • 2016 KLPA
  • 2016 Fugensha Gallery (SOLO EXHIBITION)
  • 2015 Photo Basel 2015 “ZAIDO”
  • 2015 Art Chiyoda 3331
  • 2015 819 Gallery
  • 2015 SONY Imaging Gallery Ginza, Japan (SOLO EXHIBITION) “Zigeunerweisen”
  • 2014 Somerset House, London ( “FROZEN WORLD “ )
  • 2014 IPA, North Carolina (Daylight)
  • 2014 IPA ( International Photography Awards 2013 “Best Of Show” Exhibition), Bangkok
  • 2014 IPA ( International Photography Awards 2013 “Best Of Show” Exhibition), Chiang Mai
  • 2014 ENTRE DEUX: (SOLO EXHIBITION ”KINDERSZENEN”)
  • 2014 Kawasaki City Museum (“ZAIDO”, “ KAB+CHROME”)
  • 2014 Gallery Tanto Tempo (“ZAIDO”)
  • 2014 Photo l.a. : (Selection from Lucie Foundation) , Los Angels (“Green Door and Red Girl”)
  • 2014 TOKYO-GA Project Exhibition 2014, Tokyo (“Tokyo Rhapsody” )
  • 2013 IPA ( International Photography Awards 2013 “Best Of Show” Exhibition), New York
  • 2013 Fotofever Paris 2013 ( Carrousel du Louvre )
  • 2013 Somerset House, London 2013
  • 2013 Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris 2013 (“Water Boy”, “Bride In The Mirror” )
  • 2013 Rooftop Gallery (Farmani Gallery), Bangkok 2013
  • 2013 Canon Gallery Ginza,Tokyo( 2013 )( SOLO EXHIBITION ”Living At Killing Fields”)
  • 2013 Canon Gallery Umeda,Osaka( 2013 )( SOLO EXHIBITION ”Living At Killing Fields”)
  • 2013 Canon Gallery Nagoya,Aichi( 2013 )( SOLO EXHIBITION ”Living At Killing Fields”)
  • 2013 Canon Gallery Sendai,Miyagi( 2013 )( SOLO EXHIBITION ”Living At Killing Fields”)
  • 2013 Canon Gallery Sapporo,Hokkaido( 2013 )( SOLO EXHIBITION ”Living At Killing Fields”)
  • 2013 Rokko Photo Festival 2013 (as guest photographer)(“ZAIDO”)
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space ,Tokyo
  • The National Art Center , Tokyo(“Family in the Light” )
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Museum ,Tokyo (“Family in the Light” )

*** MUSIC AWARD ***

  • Composer rookie award

*** MEDIA, PHOTOGRAPHY WORKS ***

  • New York Times International
  • New York Times Lens Blog
  • Time Magazine
  • Wall Paper*
  • Conde Nast GQ
  • LensCulture
  • AnOther
  • Conde Nast Traveller
  • Vice Magazine
  • Sony
  • Canon
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Yahho
  • AOL