1980 - Shanghai

Yoshinori Mizutani

Born 1987 in Fukui, Mizutani attended the Tokyo College of Photography after graduating from Nihon University College of Economics. In 2014, was selected for the LensCulture Emerging Talents Awards 2014 Top 50 and the Foam Magazine Talent Call 2014. Mizutani has quickly established worldwide recognition and amassed an impressive list of solo exhibitions in numerous countries, including, Tokyo (IMA), Beijing (aura gallery) , Belgium (ibasho gallery), Switzerland (Christophe Guye Galerie), London (Webber gallery) and Milan (mc2 gallery). His has so far published 4 books from IMA photobooks; ‘Tokyo Parrots’(2014), ‘Colors’ (2015), ‘YUSURIKA’(2015) and ‘HANON'(2016). He lives and works in Tokyo.

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Selected Solo Exhibitions


2018 SAKURA / MOONLIGHT, IMA gallery, Tokyo
2017 Couleurs Tokyoïtes, Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris, Paris
2016 Yoshinori Mizutani, mc2gallery, Milano, Italy
2016 HANON, IMA CONCEPT STORE , Tokyo
2016 Rain, webber gallery, London
2016 COLORS – YUSURIKA, aura gallery, Beijing
2016 SAKURA, ibasho gallery, Antwerp
2016 Yoshinori Mizutani 2010-14, Tokyo Art Coordination, Tokyo
2016 TOKYO PARROTS | COLORS | Paris, ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE / GINZA, Tokyo
2015 Tokyo Parrots–Yusurika–Moonlight, Galerie Au Premier, Zurich, Switzerland
2015 YUSURIKA, IMA Gallery , Tokyo
2015 TOKYO PARROTS, aura gallery, Beijing
2015 TOKYO PARROTS / YUSURIKA, Graanmarkt 13, Antwerp
2015 COLORS / TOKYO PARROTS , IMA Gallery , Tokyo

Selected Group Exhibitions


2019 West East – Equivoci e complicità, MUFOCO Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea, Milano
2019 #34 – NEKO PROJECT, IBASHO, Antwerp
2019 STRANGERS IN TOWN (with Eva Stenram), mc2gallery, Milano
2019 MIA Photo Fair, mc2gallery, Milano
2018 NI’HOMME – SUMMER GROUP EXHIBITION, IBASHO, Antwerp
2018 TSUKA, CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY (CCP), Australia
2018 Weather, D museum, Seoul
2017 Urban Wildlife, Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm, Germany
2017 FESTIVAL FOTOGRAFICO EUROPEO, Milano
2017 the amana collection「new photography」, IMA gallery, Tokyo
2017 The Others fair, Torino
2017 MIA Photo Fair, mc2gallery, Milano
2016 Tennoz Canal Autumn Festival, Tennoz Isle, Tokyo
2016 Urban Green, More Than A Gallery, Paris
2016 Seoul Lunar Photo Festival 2016, Seoul
2016 Fake Romanticism, The Grand Summit, Beijing
2016 Tennoz Canal Summer Festival, Tennoz Isle, Tokyo
2016 ASYAAF & Hidden Artists Festival 2016, DDP, Seoul, South Korea
2016 TRES + TRES FOTOGRAFIA, Embajada de Espana, Tokyo
2016 IMA gallery collection, IMA CONCEPT STORE, Tokyo
2016 Festival Photo La Gacilly, La Gacilly, France
2016 Map of Daily Life, TAFA(Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts Gallery), Tianjin, China
2016 Near Future Art / DOORS, Istan Shinjuku 7F, Tokyo
2015 Map of Daily Life, 7th Lishui International Photography Festival, Lishui , China
2015 TOKYO PARROTS, Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography 2015, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
2015 Another Room, IMA CONCEPT STORE (IMA gallery), Tokyo
2015 SUMMER EXHIBITION 2015, ibasho gallery, antwerp
2015 SHASHIN! Japanese Photography Then/Now, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery, Hong Kong
2015 Young Portfolio 2014, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (KMoPA) , Japan
2015 NEW JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY ,DOOMED GALLERY2 , London
2015 LUMIX MEETS BY JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHERS #2 , IMA CONCEPT STORE , Tokyo
2014 LUMIX MEETS BY JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHERS #2 , Yellowkorner Gallery Paris Pompidou , Paris
2014 Foam Magazine Talent 2014 exhibition,East Wing Gallery, Dubai
2014 LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2014 exhibition, Galeria Valid Foto, Barcelona
2014 Foam Magazine Talent 2014 exhibition, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam
2014 Foam Magazine Talent 2014 exhibition, Atelier Neerlandais, Paris
2014 TOKYO2020, Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
2014 Light and moment vol.17-spirited photographers- , Recto Verso Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2013 TOKYO 2020 By Japanese Photographers 9, 1 Rue Richelieu, Paris / Hillside Forum, Tokyo, Japan
2011 Those Born From Room, Count Down Gallery Momozonogaro, Tokyo, Japan
2010 THESE DAYS, Gallery Mestalla, Tokyo, Japan

Public / Private Collection


Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (KMoPA), Yamanashi, Japan

amana collection, Tokyo

Collection de Heus-Zomer, Amsterdam

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore

Hermès Collection of Contemporary Photographs