KEITA YASUKAWA  |  PHOTOGRAPHY

Keita YASUKAWA  /  安川 啓太

Born in Tokyo, Japan, 1977.
In 1999, Keita Yasukawa set off on a two-year journey through Asia to Europe.
This extraordinary journey experience triggered his interest in photography and led him to London where he pursued photography at a higher level.
2001-2009, based in London.
Currently based in Tokyo.
He divides his time between working on personal projects and shooting for national, international magazines, media, advertisements.
2018: InCadaqués / runner-up of the Open Call, the International Photo Festival / Cadaqués, Spain
2018: Abc Art Book Fair / Beijing, China
2018: MISS READ, Berlin Art Book Festival / Berlin, Germany
2018: KG+, NEW JAPAN PHOTO EXHIBITION (EINSTEIN STUDIO) / Kyoto, Japan
2017: NJP Launch Special Exhibition (EINSTEIN STUDIO) / CHI-KA / Dubai, UAE
2016: Stockholm Art Book Fair / Mindepartementet Art and Photography / Sweden
2016: NEW YORK ART BOOK FAIR (EINSTEIN STUDIO), MoMA PS1, USA
2014: First solo exhibition ‘Cranespotting’ / Canon Gallery Tokyo, Osaka and Hokkaido Japan



1977年 東京生まれ。
1999年からの2年にわたるユーラシア大陸横断の旅のなかで、自らの表現方法としての写真に魅せられる。
2001-2009年 ロンドン
現在は日本を拠点に、国内外のメディアや雑誌、広告などの撮影と平行し、写真家としての作家活動を行う。
受賞歴に London Photographic Association Documentary Award, Best Urban Landscape(UK), IPA, PX3, LICC その他。
2014年、自身初の個展となる『Cranespotting』をキヤノンギャラリーにて開催。



He states "I believe that photography is absolutely limit-free, neither right nor wrong, and also that a strong photographic image has a hint(s) of these three issues: Politics, Religion or Sex."