vita

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” 

presently living and based in berlin, germany.

language: japanese, english, korean and german.

 

exhibitions:

“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 Hisroey Museum, seoul, 2107

"The House of Sharing", Feministische Bibliothek MONAlieA Leipzig, germany, 2017

 

books:

“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

publications:


the asahi shimbun, shukan-kinyoubi, shukan-asahi, aera, asahi graph, the hankyoreh, taz, neues deutschland, spiegel, Tagesspiegel, Deutsche Welle, Big Issue Korea etc.

 

awards:

days japan international photojournalism award 2004
evz (erinnerung, verantwort und zukunft foundation) Photo award 2010