横線青
Biography

Born in a small coal-mine village in 1967,in Yamaguchi prefecture, western Japan, where he lived until 18.
Entered college in kyoto and he studied Latin American affairs. After college performed as a club DJ,
worked as a construction worker and he got a job with a cement manufacturer, worked tunnel construction
sites across the country as a concrete expert.
And he got a Leica and he began photographing the places he worked. After 18 years working,
he quit his job and photographed countries and regions wandering around the world. He now works
as a freelance photographer as same time as farmer and lumberjack, based in Yamaguchi.

exhibition and activity

indivisual

            
2006 SEIZEN IEI(WOULD-BE FUNERAL PORTRAITS) at Yamayama-do,Nagoya,Japan
2007 KEMURI NI MAKARERU ROUNYAKU-NANNYO(PEOPLE HAZED IN SMOKE)at Sottakudouji,Gifu,Japan
2007 OTONA NO ONNA(MATURE WOMEN) at Yamayama-do,Nagoya,Japan
2008 TOKYO DINING at Bentobar,Milan,Italy
2009 JUNKU NISHIMURA EXHIBITION '09 at Yamayama-do,Nagoya,Japan
2009 TAIYO TO TUKI NI SOMUITE(TOTAL ECLIPSE) at Sottakudouji,Gifu,Japan
2010 BARCELONA 11TH PHOTOGRAGH FORUM[slide show/contest judge],Can Baste Barcelona,Spain
2011 MEET JUNKU at IPA gallery in Singapore
2011 Junku Exposição at Japonique,São Paulo,Brasil
2011 TSUNAMI,IF I HAD WINGS at São Carlos University,Brasil
2011 Junku Exposições at São Paulo University,Brasil
2011 SO FAR,SO CLOSE(with Alfonso de Castro) at CAN BASTE,Barcelona,Spain
2011 slide show and lecture at photography class in Barcelona university,Barcelona,Spain
2012 INVISIBLE PHOTOGRAPHER ASIA WORKSHOP at Hansar Hotel,Bangkok,Thailand
2012 ERIC KIM STREET PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP,Kyoto
2013 IF I HAD WINGS at YAMAYAMADO,Nagoya
2013 IPA workshop at IPA Gallery,Singapore
2013 IPA CAMP MANILA workshop and slideshow,Pioneer Studio,Manila,Philippine
2013 IF I HAD WINGS at Gallery Maggot,Osaka
2014 stranger in paradise (with Kazunori Ohki) at Gallery Maggot,Osaka
2014 stranger in paradise (with Kazunori Ohki) at Yamayamado,Nagoya
2014 Junku Nishimura (with Tatsuo Suzuki) at Optika audiovisual festival,Gijon,Spain
2015 SWEAT HOME OSAKA at Gallery Maggot,Osaka
2015 Unlike Memories at in-between gallery,Paris,France
2016 KYONGSANDONG at K-Base,Osaka
2016 ERIC KIM STREET PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP, Kyoto,Japan
2017 wearethestreet workshop at Leica store,Seoul,South Korea
2017 Burn My Eye workshop Taipei,Taiwan
2018 mixed culture town at Kawanoya,Tajimi,Gifu,Japan
2018 mixed culture town at Yamaguchi city hall, Yamaguchi,Japan
2018 night peel off people'mask at necco,Nagoya,Japan
2018 IF I HAD WINGS 名古屋市 at Sotoborishokudo&NICO,Nagoya,Japan

group

       
2008 ARLES PHOTO FESTIVAL [Street Pulse slide show],Arles,France
2010 NOVOSIBIRSK INTERNATIONAL PHOTO FESTIVAL,Novosibirsk State Art Museum,Russia
2011 IMAGE OF TOHOKU at Zen Photo Gallery.Tokyo,Japan
2011 DYAPORAMA / TSUNAMI, IF I HAD WINGS [slide show] at Li-Po,Tokyo,Japan
2011 IPA gallery opening exhibition at IPA,Singapore
2011 IMAGE OF TOHOKU,TOKYO PHOTO 2011,Tokyo midtown hall, Tokyo,Japan
2012 IMAGE OF TOHOKU at Brunei Gallery,SOAS university of London,UK
2012 INSTANTES PRIVADES at FNAC,Madrid and other 5cities,Spain
2012 FACE at AREZZO&FOTOGRAFIA2012,Italy
2014 Burn My Eye video show at Map Festival,Toulouse,France
2014 Burn My Eye collective at Brighton Photo Biennial,Brighton,UK
2014 Street Parade/Burn My Eye collective at Paris Photo.Paris,France
2014 Invisible Photographer Asia Slide Show at Angkor Photo Festival,Siem Reap,Combodia
2014 STREET at Gulf Photo Plus,Dubai,UAE
2015 Photoquai at Quai Branly musee,Paris,France
2015 PHOTO DOC at La Bellevilloise,Paris,France
2015 PHOTO DOC at GalerieHuit,Arle photo festival,Arle,France
2016 Takara Bune at in in-between gallery,Paris,France
2016 NIGHT at Russia state museum of oriental art,Moscow,Russia
2017 CHRONOTOPE at studio e gallery,Seattle,USA
2017 Takara Bune at ZÜRCHER gallery,NYC,USA
2017 WEARETHESTREET at Leica store,Seoul,South Korea
2017 Tua-Tiu-Tiann international art festival at Le Zinc,Taipei,Taiwan
2018 a small look into Japan at in-between gallery,Paris,France

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