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profile: Masato Ninomiya

Masato Ninomiya is a self-taught photographer based in Kanagawa, Japan. He is a landscape photographer. He works on several photographic projects. His interests are focusing on the history of his hometown of Kanagawa and the relationship with nature and environment (Series Wintertag, Coastline, Borderland and these subseries. Also, Tokyo 2020 is the social landscape of Tokyo suburbs during the Covid-19 pandemic. Reincarnation is his parents’ story). He likes medium format film photography. All his black and white photographs were home developed by himself. This website was launched in October 2003.

東京都出身、神奈川県在住。神奈川の歴史とその自然や環境との関係をテーマにランドスケープ・シリーズを制作しています。代表的なものにWintertagCoastlineBorderlandの各シリーズとそれらのサブシリーズ。その他、Tokyo 2020はCovid-19によるパンデミック時の東京郊外のソーシャル・ランドスケープ。Reincarnationは両親の終の住処のフォトストーリー。

*Sorry, I don’t have a Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter account. And my English isn’t so good, so feel free to ask me if there is anything unclear.

  • Competition
  • Publications

  • 2011
  • TOKYO-GA photobook for restoration assistance following the 3.11 Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Exhibition
  • 2022
  • A juried group show “Viewpoint: Landscape and Architecture” at Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon / From the series Coastline
  • 2013
  • Solo photo exhibition at ANTENNA in Tokyo
  • NFT’s Artwork
  • Photo archive project
  • Portfolio review
  • 2021
  • Online portfolio review by IMA editorial department
    Reviewer: Naoko Higashi (Editor at the IMA magazine and project manager of TABF)
  • 2010
  • The 1st Yokohama Photo Festival Open portfolio review at Red Brick Warehouse Building No.1
    Event produced by Yoichi Nagata
  • Lifestyle Magazine
  • Client work and Support activities
  • 2014
  • Portrait
  • 音楽座 musical actress Kazumi Abiko, Woodwind Quintet Ensemble fem, etc.
  • Education / Seminars
  • 2013
  • Correspondence course at the Kyoto University of Art and Design

Translated by Michael Normoyle and Yoshiko Furuhashi at M&Y Translations (Series Coastline, Tokyo 2020).
Translated by Natsuka Watanabe and Natsuho Taira (Series Wintertag, Borderland).

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