Satoshi FUJIWARA | 藤原聡志

photographer and contemporary artist based in Berlin

b. 1984 in Kobe, Japan


2007 Graduated from Osaka University of Arts (Visual Communication and Advertising), Osaka, Japan

Solo Exhibitions

2017 "EU" at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio, Milan, Italy

2016 Deutsche Oper Berlin (The German Opera), Berlin Germany

2016  "#R" at Asia contemporary art platform NON Berlin (The part of Asian Art Show), Berlin, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017  "The Limits to Growth" at Kulturort Depot (The part of f2 Fotofestival Dortmund), Dortmund, Germany

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

2016  "What’s This Book? - A show of photobooks and multiples." (The part of Organ Vida - International Photography Festival, Zagreb, Croatia / The part of 'Belgrade Photo Month'), Belgrade, Serbia

2016  "New Portrait" at Wer-haus, Bracelona, Spain

2015  "Lumix meets Beyond 2020 by Japanese Photographers #3", Paris, France / IMA gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2015 In Vitro Garden (The part of Berlin Food Art Week), Asia contemporary art platform NON Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2014   Wi(e)dersehen (The part of Monat der Fotografie-OFF Berlin), Berlin, Germany


2017  f2 Fotofestival Dortmund (Dortmund, Germany)

2017  KYOTOGRAPHIE International Photography Festival (Kyoto, Japan)

2016  Photo London (London, UK)

2016  Organ Vida - International Photography Festival (Zagreb, Croatia)

2015  Paris Photo (Paris, France)

2015  Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

2015  NY Art Book Fair (New York, USA)

2015  I Never Read, Art Book Fair Basel (Basel, Switzerland)

2014  LA Art Book Fair (Los Angeles, USA)

2014  Fruit Exhibition (Bologna, Italy)



2017  "5K Confinement. HD Environment Surface Surveillance", curated by Luigi Alberto Cippini and edited by Fondazione Prada, (Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy)

2015  Photobook "Code Unknown" (IMA Photobooks, Tokyo, Japan)


2016  Deutsche Oper Berlin (Public Art / German opera's campaign project, Berlin, Germany) 

2015  Issey Miyake Men 2015 A/W  (presented at Paris Fashion Week Fondation Cartier. Paris, France) 

Award and Shortlist

2015  Outset | UNSEEN EXHIBITION FUND, shortlist (at Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam)

2014  Japan Photo Award

Selected Reviews and Online Features

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

2017  WIRED ("Gritty Photos of the News Crews That Never Stop Rolling"), USA

2017  i-D Italy (come sta cambiando il fotogiornalismo? i nuovi canoni del fotografo giapponese satoshi fujiwara), Italy

2017  Landscape Stories (#27 MACHINE, Friday Reports)

2017  La Repubblica (La distorsione del reale nel mondo delle post verità), Italy

2017  LAMPOON (Shattering rules), Italy

2017  PURPLE DIARY (Satoshi Fujiwara “EU” exhibition at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio, Milan), France

2017  Arts Summary (EU: Satoshi Fujiwara at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio)

2017  MUSE (Satoshi Fujiwara A new emerging lexicon), Italy

2017  VOGUE Italy (Satoshi Fujiwara at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio), Italy

2017  Hospodářské noviny (Prvnímu dojmu nevěřte, varují Fujiwarovy fotografie v Miláně. Ukazují Evropu za časů terorismu), Czech

2017  INSIDEART (La violenza della neutralità), Italy

2017  Weapons of Reason, UK

2017  Vantage (Capturing Power), UK

2016  British Journal of Photography (January 2017 Issue), UK

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

2016  Mother magazine (A Conversation with Satoshi Fujiwara), UK

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

2016  LensCulture (Online Feature), Netherlands

2016  It's Nice That (Satoshi Fujiwara’s documentary photography questions the notion of reported reality), UK

2016  This isn't happiness™ Peteski (Eins, Zwei, Polizei, Satoshi Fujiwara)

2016  Deutsche Oper Magazine (Das Leben der Anderen), Germany

2016  IMA magazine (vol.16), Japan

2016  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

2016  Liberation (Photo London s'épanouit au bord de la Tamise), France

2016  Berlin Art Link (BLINK // Satoshi Fujiwara), Germany

2016  Art Radar (“Asian Art Show 2016”: NON Berlin as a hub for contemporary Asian art in Europe)

2016  IMA magazine (English edition vol.1), Japan

2016  Extra Magazine (Fotomuseum Antwerpen - FOMU), Belgium

2016  GUP magazine (Book review of Code Unknown), Netherlands

2016  Good2b (New Portrait de Kazuto Ishikawa & Satoshi Fujiwara), Spain

2016  Good2b (Satoshi Fujiwara one of the most grotesque and boldest phootgraphers), Spain

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

2015  American Suburb X (Mutsuko Ota of IMA Gallery @ Unseen), UK

2015  Collector Daily (Book review of Code Unknown by Loring Knoblauch), USA

2015  Domestico Issue (No. 2), Chile

2015  VICE Japan (若き写真家が見る歪んだ世界vol.10 藤原聡志), Japan

2015  IMA magazine (Vol.12), Japan