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Yoichi Nagano


Profile:
Born in Fukuoka, Japan, in 1968. Graduated from Tama Art University. He started his career as a photographer in 1998. His first book in 2001 and in 2004 second photobook Sima-jima was published with Little More. Currently his revised edition of the first photo book To the Lighthouse was published in 2008 and the same titled solo exhibition was held at FOIL GALLERY to accompany the announcement. Naganofs warm look towards habitants and lives of Japanese Islands has been continuously capturing fresh and bright beauty of Japan.



Solo exhibitions :
2008
"To the Lighthouse" BBB POTTERS, Fukuoka
"To the Lighthouse" FOIL GALLERY, Tokyo
2004
"Sima-jima" Little More Gallery, Tokyo
2002
"To the Lighthouse" Athens Shinsaibashi, Osaka / Aoyama Book Center, Tokyo / Konica Plaza Sapporo, Sapporo / FM Fukuoka GAYA, Fukuoka
"fune" epSITE, Tokyo
2001
"I LOVE BONIN" Konica Plaza, Tokyo
1999
"Shonan kimi to boku" Konica Plaza, Tokyo
1998
"To the Lighthouse" Guardian Garden, Tokyo
"To the Lighthouse Okinawa" Gallery Nayuta, Kanagawa


Group exhibitions:
2005
"why you are not alone" National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Tokyo
"kid's wear 10th Anniversary Exhibition"- Gallery Viaux Berlin / Viaux Hamburg / The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television Bradford
2004
"Pingyao International Photography Festival" Pingyao, China
"Ginza Photo Street 1930s/2004" House of Shiseido, Tokyo
2003
"JAPAN Contemporary Ceramics and Photography Tradition and Presence" Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
2002
"The Month of Photography,Tokyo 2002" Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
2001
"Konica STAGE NEXT" Konica Plaza, Tokyo
2000
"Hinata-Kanata" (two persons exhibition with Rinko Kawauchi) Landmark Tower,Tower Gallery, Kanagawa


Other Participations:
2008
Paris Photo 08





Publications:
2008
"To the Lighthouse" (FOIL)
2005
"why you are not alone" (National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation)
2004
"Sima-jima" (Little More)
2001
"To the Lighthouse" (Joho Center Publishing)














Selected Articles (Magazine):
2008
FOIL vol.2 "Japan" (FOIL)
2007
FOILQIANN vol.1 "Inside Out Outside In Far East Asia" (FOIL)

 


 

 
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