​KOSUKE KOYAMA

Japanese, b. 1988

Based in Tokyo

Graduated from Nippon Photography Institute 2017. In 2016 when he was a student, he had been a photography trip through 11 southeast asian countries for 6 month  and made a street photography project  “Social Gesture(2016)”. And also he made “Butterfly Soup(2017)” by street photographs also of his mother country after he came back to.  Early 2017 he joined the TAP Gallery[http://tapgallery.jp] and also he started working at the Japanese newspaper magazine company.

Now he is making a new project about  Japanese people and society “Teaching a Stone to Talk(2017〜)and the project about Israel and Palestine "From the place where We are Right, flowers will Never Grow(2018〜)” to visualize the relations between individuals, their folkloristics and modern nationalisms.

【 Educations】

Magnum Photos Workshop 2015 in Tokyo w/Gueorgui Pinkhassov

Graduated from Nippon Photography Institute Photo Fieldwork 2016

​Magnum Photos Workshop 2017 in Tokyo w/Moises Saman

【Exhibition and Festivals】
2017 NPI Graduation Exhibition @OLYMPUS GALLERY TOKYO
2017 NPI Best Graduation Projects Exhibition @CANON Galley TOKYO
2017 Social Gesture @TAP
2017 FUKAGAWA PHOTO 2017@TAP

2017 Butterfly Soup@TAP

2017 Odyssey@Gallery Shimizu Yokohama

2017 THE TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR 2017

2017 NPI PFW Exhibition 2006-2017@Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

2017 Toe Shoes@TAP

​2018 Photobook JP 2018

2018 From the place where We are Right, flowers will Never Grow@TAP

​2018 Teaching a Stone to Talk@TAP

2019 THE TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR Ginza Edition 4th week

2019 From the place where We are Right, flowers will Never Grow2@TAP

2019 THE TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR 2019

【Publication】

2019 Prehenedere issue.1

【Awards & Grants】
2014 NPI Portfolio Competition, 2nd Prize
2014th NPI Scholarship Student
2015th NPI/Magnum Photos Scholarship Student
2016 I SHOT IT Street Photography Competition, Mark of Excellence
2017 NPI Graduation Awards 17" Finalist

【Featured】
“EVERY BODY STREET" http://everybodystreet.ru/2017/03/kosuke-koyama/
”Photopaper.my” http://photopaper.my/2017/02/mar-2017-social-gesture/

【Contact】 
 kou1026s@gmail.com
 +8180 3586 1026(Japan Cell)

© 2018 Kosuke Koyama Photos