YAJIMA Tsukasa [矢嶋 宰], photographer
born in takasaki, japan.
studied history in waseda university and photography in nippon photography institute in tokyo.
worked as a contract photographer in the asahi shimbun.
2003-2006 in korea for the photo project “comfort women” at house of sharing (www.nanum.org)
2006-2019 freelance photographer in berlin
presently based and working at house of sharing in korea
language: japanese, english, korean and german.
“do you like japan?”, tokyo stock exchange, tokyo, 2001
“lineage of separation”, fish gallery, seoul, 2004
“road, aging and rage”, the house of sharing, kwangju, korea, 2005
“faces of ah-ma”, warner village, taipei, 2005
“Okke-Tomodachi”, Kyoto seika university, japan, 2005
“Schlitz Augen”, Galerie Son, Berlin, 2007
"Comfort Women", citizen plaza, hiroshima, 2015
"Sisters have come - Our Trans Gänger", Seoul Metropolitan Library, seoul, 2016
"Sewol Passion", PG Berlin Gallery, berlin, 2017
"Women who transcended boundaries", Seoul History Museum, seoul, 2107
"The House of Sharing", Feministische Bibliothek MONAlieA Leipzig, germany, 2017
"MuEon/DaEon Sprachlos/Vielstimmig, Korea Verband, berlin 2019
"Sprachlosigkeit - Das laute Verstummen, Japanisches Palais, dresden, germany, 2021
“do you like japan?”, rekishishiryo-shuppankai, 2002
“is japan a rival?”, asahi-sonorama, 2002
“faces of ah-ma” women’s rescue foundation of taipei, 2005
the asahi shimbun, shukan-kinyoubi, shukan-asahi, aera, asahi graph, the hankyoreh, taz, neues deutschland, spiegel, Tagesspiegel, Deutsche Welle, Big Issue Korea etc.
days japan international photojournalism award 2004
evz (erinnerung, verantwort und zukunft foundation) Photo award 2010