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ARTISTS

Mao Ishikawa

1974 (JP) ワークショップ写真学校「東松照明教室」 入学
1953 Born in Okinawa, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 Dai–Ryukyu shashin emaki Part1-Part2, Ginowan, Okinawa, Japan
Dai–Ryukyu shashin emaki Part1-Part2, Nago, Okinawa, Japan
2015 A Port Town Elegy, ZEN FOTO GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
Dai–Ryukyu shashin emaki, Ise Culture Center, Mie, Japan
Dai–Ryukyu shashin emaki Part1-Part2, Nakano Zero Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2014 Morika’s Dreams, ZEN FOTO GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
Dai–Ryukyu shashin emaki, Naha Civic Gallery, Okinawa and various venue, Japan
2013 Photographer Mao Ishikawa, snapping Okinawa, YOKOHAMA CIVIC ART GALLERY Azamino, Kanagawa, Japan
The manners of photography #003, nap gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2012 Fences, Fuck You!!, AKARA GALLERY, Okinawa, Japan
A Port town Elegy, photographers' gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Okinawa Soul, EAST GALLERY, London
2009 FENCES, OKINAWA, Naha Civic Gallery, Okinawa, Japan
2004 Non–Sect Radical: Contemporary Photography III, YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART, Kanagawa, Japan
1999 Here's What the Japanese Flag Means to Me, Hannan Chuo Hospital, Osaka and various venue, Japan
1987 LIFE IN PHILY, MINOLTA PHOTO SPACE, Tokyo, Japan
1977 Kin–Town Women, MINOLTA PHOTO SPACE, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 The Exhibition of the Yokohama Museum of Art:Collection 2016 Part 3, Yokohama, Japan
2013 All You Need is Love, MORI ART MUSEUM, Tokyo, Japan
2012 Women In-Between: Asian Women Artists, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
2008 Okinawa Prismed 1872–2008, The National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2004 The Perpetual Moment –Visions from within Okinawa and Korea, MoMA PS1, NY

Award

2011 Annual Award for Professional Photographers/ Photo City Sagamihara
1999 Modern Weekly Documentary Photography Award Semi Grand-Prix
1995 Okinawa Times Art Award
Peace and Cooperative Journalist Fund of Japan Award
1977 Minolta Amateur Photography Award Grad-Prix

Publications

2015 A Port Town Elegy, ZEN FOTO GALLERY, Japan
2014 Morika, Miraisha, Japan
2012 Here's What the Japanese Flag Means to Me, Miraisya, Japan
2011 FENCES, OKINAWA, Miraisha, Japan
2010 LIFE IN PHILLY, Gallery OUT of PLACE/ ZEN FOTO GALLERY, Japan
2002 Okinawa Soul, Ota Publication, Japan
1991 Sachiko Nakada’s Traveling Company, Self-published
1989 Philippines, Self-published
1982 Hot Days in Camp Hansen, Aman Publication, Japan

Public Collections

2016 TOP MUSEUM, Tokyo, Japan
2013 The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA
2012 Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
2011 Sagamihara City, Kanagawa, Japan
2010 NAGO MUSEUM, Okinawa, Japan
YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART, Kanagawa, Japan
2007 Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Okinawa, Japan