KEIZO KITAJIMA

1954 Born in Suzaka, Nagano
1975 Participates in Daido Moriyamaʼ s class at the Workshop of Shashin Gakkô (Photo School)
1976 Opens Image Shop CAMP with Daido Moriyama, Seiji Kurata and others
2001 Opens photographers' gallery in Shinjuku

*Selected Sole Exhibitions
2009 “PORTRAITS” RAT HOLE GALLERY, Tokyo
2009 “Keizo Kitajima 1975-1991 KOZA / TOKYO / NEW YORK / EAST EUROPES / USSR” Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
2009 “Keizo Kitajima – The Joy of Portraits” Amador Gallery, New York, U.S.A
2006 “New York” Cohen Amador Gallery, New York, U.S.A
2004 “PORTRAITS/PLACES” Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, U.S.A
2003 “PLACES/PLACES” photographers' gallery, Tokyo
2003 “PORTRAITSA+PLACES” Visual Arts Gallery, Osaka
2002 “PLACES” photographers' gallery, Tokyo
2001 “PORTRAITS” Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki
2001 “1000 PORTRAITS” photographers' gallery, Tokyo
2000 “PORTRAITS” YOKOHAMA PORTSIDE Gallery, Yokohama
1992 “A.D.1991” INTERFORM Gallery, Osaka
1991 “A.D.1991” PARCO Gallery, Tokyo
1989 “KITAJIMA KEIZO” Zeit-Foto Salon, Tokyo
1987 “KITAJIMA KEIZO” HANG MADAN Gallery, Seoul
1982 “New York” KONISHIROKU Gallery, Tokyo
1983 “New York” NIKON Salon, Tokyo
1981 “Tokyo - Okinawa - New York” KONISHIROKU Gallery, Tokyo
1980 “Okinawa No.1 - No.6” IMAGE SHOP CAMP, Tokyo
1980 “Tokyo - Okinawa” MINOLTA Photo Space, Tokyo
1979 “Tokyo No.1 - No.12” IMAGE SHOP CAMP, Tokyo

*Selected Group Exhibitions
2007 “Shashin 0 nen Okinawa” Naha City Museum, Okinawa
2005 “SITE GRAPHICS; Matrix of Modern photography 2005” Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki
2004 “YOKOHAMA shashinkan” BankART1929, Yokohama
2004 MOT ANNUAL “Where do I come from? Where am I going? ” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
2003 “KEEP IN TOUCHI. Positions in Japanese Photography” Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
2002 “Instant City Fotografia Metropoli” Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
2001 “In & Out in the city” Galerie BHAK, Seoul, Korea
1998 “Seoul Photo-Triennale I Urbanscape in & out” Seoul, Korea
1996 “Japanese Photography, Form In/Out part 3: Contemporary Scenery 1980-95” Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
1995 “3. Internationale Foto-Triennale Esslingen 1995: Dichit am Leben / Close to Life” Vill Merkel, Bahnwaterhaus, Galerien der Stadt Esslingen am Neckar, Esslingen, Germany
1994 “Kawasaki Monument” Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki
1993 “Über die großen Stäte” Akademie-Galerie im Marstall, Berlin
1993 “Critical Landscapes” Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
1990 “Sokudo Toshi Tokyo” SEIBU Art Forum, Tokyo
1985 “Paris-New York-Tokyo” Tsukuba Museum of Photography ’85, Ibaraki

*Awards
1981 Awarded New-Artist Award from the Japan Photo Critics Association
1983 Awarded the 8th Kimura Ihei Award in 1983 for his photobook New York
(published by Byakuya Shobo, Tokyo)
2007 Awarded the 32nd Ina Nobuo Award for his exhibition U.S.S.R. 1991.

 

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