SAKURA 21,4-570
Suzuki was born in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan in 1963, and graduated from the Research Department of Tokyo College of Photography in 1987. He has been teaching as an associate professor of the Department of Intermedia Art at Tokyo University of the Arts since 2006. Apart from working on his ongoing, lifelong series “Kumano”, “Sakura” and “White” (Snow), he is currently working consciously on “what is being perceived” as a subject matter through his second eye, the camera. In 2000, he received the 25th Kimura Ihei Award for his photography collection book『Piles of Time』. In 2006, he received the Domestic Photographer Awards of the 22nd Higashikawa Awards. His major solo exhibitions include “Stream of consciousness”, which was held at Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art in Kagawa, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery and Tanabe City Museum of Art in Wakayama from 2015 to 2016, “Water Mirror” at Kumanokodo Nakahechi Museum of Art in Wakayama in 2016 and “Kumano, Yuki, Sakura” at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum etc. Suzuki’s works are held in the collections at International Center of Photography in New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Aomori Museum of Art and Tokyo Photographic Art Museum.