Biography

Yoichi Nagata, born in Tokyo.

Studied photography at Eikoh Hosoe’s workshop/photography school, and worked as photographer and photo editor for the magazine “Yu” at the publisher Kosakusha. Also as an experimental film artist, entered the work “Still Movie” in local and international film festivals.

Worked as freelance photographer for magazines “Brutus” and “Tarzan” etc., and advertising assignments for various clients such as Shu Uemura, Shiseido, Benese Corporation, Sumitomo Metal Mining, Asahi Beer, Marui, Nikkei BP, Kashikey, and others. Advertising works are published in “Graphis Poster”, Shu Uemura: The Man Who Transformed The Face And The World of Cosmetics , The Spirit of Creative
Advertising by Nakatsuka Daisuke , Advertising Photography in Japan 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009 & Shiseido Gallery.

Solo Exhibitions
“Physical Touch”, Dentsu AD Gallery, Tokyo, 1982
“Collection”, Club Lagonda, Tokyo, 1993
“Pin-Up Gold”, Art Rush Gallery, Tokyo, 1998
“Plants, Mineral, and Giblets”, Daikanyama Photo Gallery, Tokyo, 2003
“Spanish Garden”, JCII club25,Tokyo, 2003

Group Exhibitions
“TOKYO STREET POP”, Orkestra & Boylan Studios, N.Y., 1998
“Poster&Poster”, Art Rush Gallery, Tokyo, 1999

Photo Book
“Pylon Gals”, 2000

Experimental Film
” Third International Avant-Garde Festival”, London, Paris, 1979
“Japanese Experimental Film 1960-1980″, The American Federation of Arts, U.S.A.
“Moving Picture”, Shibuya Seibu Seed Hall, Tokyo, 1993

Video
Dreaming Water, for Roppongi Wave Building, Tokyo, 1984

Award
APA Award Honorable Mention
PX3 Honorable Mention 2009
Roberto Del Carlo Lucca digital Photo contest09 finalist

Magazine
fotoMAGAZIN 3/2010 (Germany)

Print
Susan Spiritus Gallery (susanspiritusgallery.com 3929 Birch Street Newport Beach, California 92660)

Yoichi Nagata

Yoichi Nagata

Exhibition at MICHEKO

“Contrasts”
Yoichi Nagata & Celine Wu
Vernissage: 10 June 2010
Exhibition: 11 June 2010 – 17 June 2010

Further Information

Video of the opening, Micheko Galerie

German fotoMagazin covers our opening exhibition

Artist Homepage

www.yoichinagata.com