Satoshi Fujiwara
(b.1984 in Ko­be) is an artist and photographer

li­ves and works in Ber­lin, Germany


2003-2007 Osaka University of Arts (BA, Visual Communication), Osaka, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018     SCANNING+1 (1:5, 1:10, 1:20, 1:50, 1:100, 1:200)", IMA gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2017     EU: SATOSHI FUJIWARA, Fondazione Prada Osservatorio, Milan, Italy

2016     Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin Germany

             #R, Asia contemporary art platform NON Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018     FLUO NOIR", La Boverie, part of Biennale de l’Image Possible, Liège, Belgium

              NEW PLANET PHOTO CITY - William Klein and Photographers Living in the 22nd Century -", 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Tokyo, Japan

2017     The Limits to Growth, Depot.Kulturort, Dortmund, Germany

2016     Facing The Future", Egbert Baqué Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

             New Portrait", Wer-haus, Barcelona, Spain

Published Artistbooks

2018     HORSES, Satoshi Fujiwara & Yngve Holen, published by Walther König 

2017     5K CONFINEMENT, Luigi Alberto Cippini, published by Fondazione Prada

2015     Code Unknown, Satoshi Fujiwara, published by IMA photobooks

Selected Participations

2018     Biennale de l’Image Possible, Liège, Belgium

             Asama International Photo Festival, Nagano, Tokyo

2017     f2 Fotofestival Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany

             KYOTOGRAPHIE International Photography Festival, Kyoto, Japan

2016     Photo London, UK

             Organ Vida - International Photography Festival, Zagreb, Croatia

2015     Paris Photo, France

             Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam, Netherlands

             NY Art Book Fair, US

             I Never Read, Art Book Fair Basel, Switzerland



2016     Deutsche Oper Berlin

2015     Issey Miyake

Award, Shortlists

2018     Foam Paul Huf Award, shortlist

2017     Prix Pictet Japan Award, shortlist

2015     Outset | UNSEEN EXHIBITION FUND, shortlist

2014     Japan Photo Award

Selected Bibliography,
 Related work experience

2018     Why Art Photography?, 2nd edition, by Lucy Soutter, Routledge, UK 

             Real Review #6, UK

             IMA magazine Vol.23, Constructed Reality Image, Japan

             SAJINYESUL Vol.352, Korea

             Die Politische Meinung, Skandalisierung versus Vertrauen, Germany

             AXIS Magazine Vol.192, Japan

             知日MOOK Vol.48, 对抗时代的主流, China

2017     Photofile Vol. 99, Australian Centre for Photography, Australia

             Weapons of Reason, UK

2016     British Journal of Photography, January 2017 Issue, UK

             Extra Magazine, Fotomuseum Antwerpen - FOMU, Belgium

             Deutsche Oper Magazine, Saison 16/17, Das Leben der Anderen, Germany

             IMA magazine Vol.16, Japan

             写真の新しい自由 菅付雅信 著 (写真とファッションの最新型の矛盾, 玄光社), Japan

             IMA magazine (English edition vol.1), Japan

2015     Domestico Issue No. 2, Chile

             IMA magazine Vol.12, Japan

Selected Online Reviews and Features

              Thomas J. Watson Library | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Blog, Cool Books, US

2017     ArtAsiaPacific (Review of the exhibition "EU"), Australia, US, Hong Kong

             WIRED ("Gritty Photos of the News Crews That Never Stop Rolling"), US

             Landscape Stories (#27 MACHINE, Friday Reports)

             i-D Italy (come sta cambiando il fotogiornalismo? i nuovi canoni del fotografo giapponese satoshi fujiwara), Italy 

             La Repubblica (La distorsione del reale nel mondo delle post verità), Italy

             LAMPOON (Shattering rules), Italy

             PURPLE DIARY (Satoshi Fujiwara “EU” exhibition at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio, Milan), France

             Arts Summary (EU: Satoshi Fujiwara at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio)

             MUSE (Satoshi Fujiwara A new emerging lexicon), Italy

             VOGUE Italy (Satoshi Fujiwara at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio), Italy

             Hospodářské noviny (Prvnímu dojmu nevěřte, varují Fujiwarovy fotografie v Miláně. Ukazují Evropu za časů terorismu), Czech

             INSIDEART (La violenza della neutralità), Italy

             Vantage (Capturing Power), UK

2016     American Suburb X (Satoshi Fujiwara: This City on Rails, It Pivots Relentlessly), UK

             Mother magazine (A Conversation with Satoshi Fujiwara), UK

             BLOUIN ARTINFO (Top Things to See at Photo London 2016), US

             LensCulture (Online Feature), Netherlands

             It's Nice That (Satoshi Fujiwara’s documentary photography questions the notion of reported reality), UK

             This isn't happiness™ Peteski (Eins, Zwei, Polizei, Satoshi Fujiwara)

             Liberation (Photo London s'épanouit au bord de la Tamise), France

             Berlin Art Link (BLINK // Satoshi Fujiwara), Germany

             Art Radar (“Asian Art Show 2016”: NON Berlin as a hub for contemporary Asian art in Europe)
             GUP magazine (Book review of Code Unknown), Netherlands

             Good2b (New Portrait de Kazuto Ishikawa & Satoshi Fujiwara), Spain

             Good2b (Satoshi Fujiwara one of the most grotesque and boldest phootgraphers), Spain

2015     Dazed & Confused Magazine (The new-gen Japanese photographers killing it), UK

             American Suburb X (Mutsuko Ota of IMA Gallery @ Unseen), UK

             Collector Daily (Book review of Code Unknown by Loring Knoblauch), US

             VICE Japan (若き写真家が見る歪んだ世界vol.10 藤原聡志), Japan