Gentaro Ishizuka

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Gentaro Ishizuka was born in 1977 in Tokyo. He won the grand prize EPSON Color Imaging Contest in 2002 and the grand prize Visual Arts Photo Award in 2003, the Newcomer’s Award of the Photographic Society of Japan in 2004. Along with a high public profile, he published several photo books including “worldwidewonderful”(Niepce, 2001), “worldwidewarp”(visual arts, 2003), “WWWWW”(Seigensha, 2006) at successive intervals since his debut. In 2007, he published a another book on the series of “Pipeline Alaska” which depicts the pipeline in Alaska which transports one of the biggest crude oil deposits in North America and which hugs the frozen ground for the length of 1280 kilometers. In 2008, the Gallery White Room Tokyo hosted the series “Inner Passage”, which has been published by ESPRE.In 2010 selected member of fellowship of Japanese government overseas study program for artist.

1977
Born in Tokyo

EDUCATION:

1995
WASEDA University Literature Course

AWARD/GRANT/RESIDENCY:

2014
The Higashikawa Awards 2014 – New Photographer Award
2013
Fellowship of POLA Art Foundation oversea study program for artist
2012
SIM Residency, Reykjavik Iceland
2011
Fellowship of Japanese Government Overseas study program for artist
2004
New Face Award at ‘Japan Professional Photographers Society Awards’
2003
Grand Prize at ‘VISUAL ARTS PHOTO AWARD’
2002
Grand Prize at ‘EPSON COLOR IMAGING CONTEST’

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2012
“Glacier Diary Glacier Bay” Slope Gallery
 
‘GOLD RUSH ALASKA CHILKOOT TRAIL’ Gallery SLANT Kanazwa, Japan
2010
‘Glacial diary in Patagonia’ Slope Gallry
2008
‘INNER PASSAGE’ Gallery White Room Tokyo
2007
‘WWWWW’ kurkku Library
 
‘You went too far to north’ Gallery Sora
 
‘PIPELINE ALASKA’ Spiral
 
‘TOKYO 10’ epSITE
 
‘10’ Lotus Root Gallery
2006
‘WWWWW’ Lotus Root Gallery
2002
‘worldwidewarp’ TOKYO VISUAL ARTS Gallery
2001
‘worldwidewonderful’ epSITE
1999
‘CONCRETE DAISAKUSEN’ Galley Niepes
1998
‘Godsummer’ Konica Photo Plaza

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2012
‘Gelatin Silver Session 2012’ AXIS Gallery, Tokyo
 
‘Silent month’ SiM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
 
‘Tokyo-ga’ Gallery 21, Odaiba Tokyo
2011
‘Breezeless’ Les sous etoile Gallery NYC
2010
‘Gelatin Silver Session 2010’ AXIS Gallery, Tokyo
2009
‘PARIS PHOTO 2009’ MUSEE DE LOUVRE
2006
‘New vision of photographey’ Refined Nest Gallery (Shanghai)
2003
‘Japan Professional Photographers Society Exhibition’ Fuji Photo Salon

PUBLICATIONS:

2013
“5” SLANT/ Collaborated with Tatsuki Masaru/tabloid format
2012
“Glacier Diary Glacier Bay” TimeCrevasses
2008
“INNER PASSAGE” Espre
2007
“Pipeline Alaska” Petit Grand Publishing
2006
“WWWWW” SEIGENSHA Art Publishing
2003
“worldwidewarp” Visualarts” VISUAL ARTS
2001
“worldwidewonderful” Niepes

COLLECTIONS:

 
Kiyosato Photo Art Museum,Japan
 
Wacoal Art Center,Japan
 
Private Collection in Japan,Mexico,France