NAOKI ISHIKAWA

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NAOKI ISHIKAWA

1977 Born in Tokyo, Japan
2002 Waseda University, Tokyo, B.F.A.
2005 Tokyo University of the Arts, M.F.A.
2008 Tokyo University of the Arts, Ph.D.
Lives and works in Tokyo
 

Solo Exhibitions

2021
“Japonésia” Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Brazil
2020
“EVEREST” SHIBUYA SKY / SKY GALLERY, Tokyo
“Naoki Ishikawa Photo Exhibition” Irie Taikichi Memorial Museum of Photography Nara City, Nara
“Japonésia” JAPAN HOUSE São Paulo, Brazil
“STAY/ HOME / WORK” gallery trax, Yamanashi
2019
“Capturing the Map of Light on This Planet” Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
“THE HIMALAYAS” VISUAL ARTS GALLERY, Osaka
“island ≒ mountain” Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima
2018
“Far North” NEW ALTERNATIVE, Kagoshima
“Climbing for Mt.Fuji”  The Former Kishi Residence in Higashiyama, Shizuoka
“Capturing the Map of Light on This Planet” THE MUSEUM OF ART, KOCHI, Kochi
“Ryusei no shima”  Nikon plaza Shinjuku THE GALLERY 1+2, Tokyo ; Nikon plaza Osaka THE GALLERY, Osaka
“New Map for North Shiretoko × Unmei”  Spiral Garden, Tokyo
“Capturing the Map of Light on This Planet” Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka
2017
“New Map for North” Miyanomori International Museum of Art, Sapporo, Hokkaido
“Capturing the Map of Light on This Planet” Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata
“ITSUDEMO DOKODEMO UTSURUNDESU” FUJIFILM SQUARE, Tokyo
“POLAR” YUKIO TABUCHI MEMORIAL MUSEUM, Nagano
“Capturing the Map of Light on This Planet” Ichihara Lakeside Museum, Chiba
“Svalbard” NADiff Gallery, Tokyo
2016
“Marebito” CANON GALLERY GINZA, Tokyo ; CANON GALLERY UMEDA, Osaka ; CANON GALLERY NAGOYA, Aichi ; CANON GALLERY FUKUOKA, Fukuoka ; CANON GALLERY SAPPORO, Hokkaido ; CANON GALLERY SENDAI, Miyagi
“Across Borders:” Embassy of Canada Prince Takamado Gallery, Tokyo
“DENALI” MORIOKASHOTEN, Tokyo
“Capturing the Map of Light on This Planet” ART TOWER MITO, Ibaraki
2015
“New Map” Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Kanagawa
“Across Borders:” Royal Alberta Museum, Canada
“Across Borders:” Hokkaido Museum, Hokkaido
“K2” CHANEL NEXUS HALL, Tokyo
“Encounter Nature” CANON OPEN GALLERY 1, Tokyo
2014
“POLAR” Embassy of Canada Prince Takamado Gallery, Tokyo
“MAKALU” IMA Gallery, Tokyo
“AMA DABLAM/GLACIER” OVER THE BORDER, Tokyo
“Kunisaki Peninsula” Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo ; Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka
“marebito” Ofunato City Museum, Iwate
2013
“Lhotse | Manaslu” EYE OF GYRE, Tokyo
“Lhotse” SLANT, Kanazawa
2012
“Remembrance 3.11” Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo ; Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka
“the stranger” Tohoku University of Arts & Design, Yamagata
“Remembrance 3.11”, Yamagata Institute of The Arts, Yamagata
“Manaslu” SLANT, Kanazawa
“the stranger” Place M, Tokyo
2011
“CORONA: Ken Domon Award-winning works Exhibition” Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo ; Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka ; Ken Domon Museum of Photography, Yamagata
“8848” SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
“Halluci Mountain” EYE of GYRE, Tokyo
2010
“ARCHIPELAGO” Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Okinawa
“ARCHIPELAGO” Niki Club, Tochigi ; Gallery Satsu, Tokyo
“CORONA” Place M, Tokyo
2009
“TRAVELOGUE 2000 – 2009” Fukuoka Camera Museum, Toyama
“Mt.Fuji” Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka
“ARCHIPELAGO” Chukyo University Art Gallery C. Square, Nagoya
“CHRISTMAS ISLAND” Place M, Tokyo
“ARCHIPELAGO” CANON GALLERY S, Tokyo
2008
“VERNACULAR” INAX Gallery, Tokyo
“POLAR/NEW DIMENSION: Ishikawa Naoki Photo Exhibition”Kodak Photo Salon, Tokyo
“Mt.Fuji” Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo
“VERNACULAR” Place M, Tokyo
2007
“POLAR” KONICA MINOLTA Plaza, Tokyo
“NEW DIMENSION” Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo ; Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka
“POLAR” SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
2006
“THE VOID” Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka
2005
“THE VOID” Shinjuku Nikon Salon, Tokyo
2003
“for circumpolar stars" epSITE EPSON Imaging Gallery, Tokyo

Group Exhibitions

2020
“Nao Yoshigai × Naoki Ishikawa Exhibition in Shiretoko “TOP END4”” Yume Hall Shiretoko, Hokkaido
“INTERMEDIA ART 2020 APPARATION” Tokyo University of the Arts the Chinretsukan Gallery, Tokyo
2019
“Sohei Nishino × Naoki Ishikawa Photo Exhibition in Shiretoko “TOP END3”” Yume Hall Shiretoko, Hokkaido
“Sequenza Sismica」Italienisches Kulturinstitut, Berlin
2018
“NEW PLANET PHOTO CITY - William Klein and Photographers Living in the 22nd Century - ” 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Tokyo
“Naoki ISHIKAWA & Ryuichi ISHIKAWA Photo Exhibition in Shiretoko “TOP END2”” Yume Hall Shiretoko, Hokkaido
“PIECE OF PEACE - WORLD HERITAGE EXHIBIT BUILT WITH LEGO”
 Kagoshima Prefectural Museum of Culture Reimeikan, Kagoshima
“New Collection Exhibition” Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka
“Collection Exhibition II LANDSCAPE” Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata
2017
“Looking at the topography around the Shiraoi and Noboribetsu area,
these places are named in the Ainu language”
THE AINU MUSEUM, Hokkaido
“Risaku SUZUKI・Naoki ISHIKAWA PHOTO EXHIBITION in SHIRETOKO “TOP END”” Yume Hall Shiretoko, Hokkaido
“to the mountains” Setagaya Literature Museum, tokyo
“Sapporo International Art Festival 2017” Miyanomori International Museum of Art, Sapporo, Hokkaido
“OKU-NOTO TRIENNALE” Suzu, Ishikawa
“Kumamoto Admirable” Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto
“Okinawa:Through the Eyes of a Photographer 1972-2017” Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Okinawa
“Sequenza Sismica” Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Italy
“Géants, le spectacle de la montagne Exposition” Librairie Volume, Paris
2016
“GENBI SHINKANSEN” Joetsu Shinkansen, Niigata
“Aomori EARTH 2016:Roots and Routes” Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori
“Form of Landscape in Photographs by Shinzo Maeda and Japnese Contemporary Photographers” Ashikaga Museum of Art, Tochigi
“IKIMONO / NAOKI ISHIKAWA × KENSHICHI HESHIKI” Kenshichi Heshiki Gallery, Okinawa
2015
“to the north, from here: naoki ishikawa + yoshitomo nara” The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
“TRANSMIGRATION 2015” Alang-Alang House, Bali
“MOT Collection Postwar Art in Close-Up“ Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
“Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015” Niigata
“To the Heart of the Unknown Trail” Aomori
“Tokyo International Photography Festival 2015” ART FACTORY JONANJIMA, Tokyo
2014
“Kunisaki Art Festival 2014” Kunimi Furusato Tenjikan Old Arinaga House & ZECCO, Oita
“Ohdate Kita Akita Art Festival 2014” Akita
“anima on photo” UNSEEN, Netherlands
2013
“Kunisaki Art Project -Spring” Kunisaki, Oita
2012
“Daido Moriyama x Naoki Ishikawa To Nirvana and Back” Shibuya Hikarie 8/CUBE 1,2,3, Tokyo
“Water and Land-Niigata Art festival 2012" the old Sasagawa residence, Niigata
“Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2012” Niigata
2010
“Crossing Chaos 1999-2009” Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo / Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka
“VOCA: The Vision of Contemporary Art” The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
“Setouchi International Art Festival” Fukutake House (Former Megi Elementary School), Kagawa
“126 POLAROID” Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa
“2010 Sagamihara Grand Prize” Sagamihara citizen’s gallery, Kanagawa
“Tokyo Art Meeting: Transformation” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo
2009
“Artist File 2009: The NACT Annual Show of Contemporary Art” The National Art Center, Tokyo
“MOT Collection: Field of Dreams” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
“Ecology and Art: From Nearby to Far Away” Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Gunma
“The 25th Higashikawa Prize” Higashikawa bunka gallery, Hokkaido
“Voyages” Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris, Paris
“Sakhalin” Hokkaido Museum of Literature, Hokkaido
“Contemporary Japanese Photography Vol.8: Voyage” Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
“PHOTO BOOK.PH 2009+10” Photobook Award, Frankfurt
2008
“Matrix of Photography 2008 Towards a game of Photography:
11 Contemporary Artists playing with Photography”
Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa
“Art and Ecology: Ecosophy in Practice 1” EYE of GYRE, Tokyo
“Whispered Prayers” 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Tokyo
“The Exhibition of Photographic Society of Japan Award-winning Works” FUJIFILM PHOTO SALON, Tokyo
“Five Photographers Show” Gallery ILLUM, Seoul, Korea
“NOW JUMP: Nam June Paik Festival” Nam June Paik Art Center, Seoul, Korea
“MOT Collection: Survival Action: Focusing on New Aquistitions” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
2007
“Emerging Artists in Meguro : Seven Artists, Seven Aspects” Meguro Museum Of Art, Tokyo
“The Doctoral Program Final Exhibitions” Tokyo University of the Arts The University Art Museum, Tokyo
2006
“THE EXPOSED of the art vol.1: Photographs” Contemporary Art Space Osaka
“New Visions of Japanese Photography” Yachao Gallery, Shanghai
“epSITE retrospective 1998-2006” EPSON Imaging Gallery epSITE, Tokyo
2005
“Project the Projectors” former Sakamoto Elementary School, Tokyo
“SKY-HIGH: Kazuhiko Hachiya, Taro Shinoda, Naoki Ishikawa” KPO Kirin Plaza, Osaka
2004
“Visions on the move” graf media gm, Osaka
“On The Edge of Nowhere” kuspace wien, Vienna, Austria
“Photo-Documan STILL & MOVE” Mori-no-Hall Hashimoto, Kanagawa

Photographic Publications

2020
SHERPA, TOO MUCH Magazine+THE NORTH FACE
TOKYO The City Where I Was Born, Errand Press
2019
NIPPON Yamaguchi, SUPER LABO
NIPPON Ishikawa, SUPER LABO
Ama Dablam, SLANT
Naoki Ishikawa – The Himalayas, TOO MUCH Magazine
Capturing the Map of Light on This Planet, Little More
Gasherbrum II, SLANT
Kagoshima Archipelago, FCR
MAREBITO, SHOGAKUKAN
EVEREST, CCC Media House
EVEREST / K2, CCC Artlab
2018
Ryusei no Shima, SUPER LABO
NIPPON Hokkaido, SUPER LABO
NIPPON Akita, SUPER LABO
NIPPON Niigata, SUPER LABO
NIPPON Tokyo, SUPER LABO
NIPPON Oita, SUPER LABO
2017
Shiretoko Peninsula, The Hokkaido Shimbun Press
Svalbard, SUPER LABO
2016
DENALI, SLANT
2015
SAKHALIN, amana
KATA and SATOYAMA, Seidosha
K2, SLANT
2014
Qomolangma, SLANT
Manaslu, SLANT
Makalu, SLANT
Kunisaki Peninsula, Seidosha
HAIR, Seidosha
2013
Lhotse, SLANT
2010
CORONA, Seidosha
2009
ARCHIPELAGO, Shueisha
2008
VERNACULAR, AKAAKA Art Publishing
Mt. Fuji, Little More
2007
NEW DIMENSION, AKAAKA Art Publishing
POLAR, Little More
2005
THE VOID, knee high media japan
2003
POLE TO POLE, Chuokoron-shinsha

Awards

2020
Lifetime Achievement Award from the Photographic Society of Japan
2011
The Domon Ken Award
2010
Sagamihara Award
2009
The Higashikawa Award,New Photographer Prize
2008
The Kaiko Takeshi [Non-Fiction] Award
The Kodansha Publication Culture Award for Photography
The Newcomer's Award from the Photographic Society of Japan
2006
The Annual Miki Jun Award
Sagamihara Emerging Photographer Incentive Award

Public Collections

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
  • Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
  • Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Okinawa, Japan
  • Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan
  • Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan
  • Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Japan
  • Ken Domon Museum of Photography, Yamagata, Japan
  • Sagamihara-city, Kanagawa, Japan
  • Higashikawa bunka gallery, Hokkaido, Japan
  • East Japan Railway Company (JR East), Niigata, Japan
  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
  • Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, Shanghai, China