Motohiko Hasui is a photographer born and raised in Japan. He studied Photography in Central Saint Martins Art and Design and London College of Communication. After graduating university, he moved back to Tokyo, where he grew up, in 2007. Motohiko started shooting for editorials, publications and newspapers internationally such as M le magazine du monde, New York Times, Frankfurter Allgemeine Quarterly and Dazed and Confused. He is often inspired by what he sees in everyday life in Tokyo consequently, delivering a unique style into documentary and fashion photography. Motohiko loves traveling, nature and life. His passion for making photo books also help him purse a deeper understanding to what photography might be.

Individual Exhibitions

2020  Ura-Yama / 裏山, Banshan Gallery, Tokyo
          Torakichi / 寅吉, CANDLE CAFE & Laboratory ∆II, Tokyo
          for tomorrow / 明日へ, QUIET NOISE arts and break, Tokyo
2018  Personal Matters Volume II, QUIET NOISE arts and break, Tokyo
          Deep Blue – Serena Motola, AL, Tokyo
2017  Yume wo Miru, artless appointment gallery, Tokyo
2015  10FACES 02, Panof, Tokyo
2014  Personal Matters, Place M, Tokyo
2013  10FACES, Gallery Common, Tokyo

Group Exhibitions

2020  きみをおもう / for animals by humans, Same Gallery, Tokyo
          Personal Matters Polaroids / Polaroid Stories, Zakura, Tokyo
2016  あなたの水になりたい / anata no mizu ni naritai, ROCKET, Tokyo
2015  Art photograph group show, Recto Verso Gallery, Tokyo
2011  Secret, Ricoh Ring Cube, Tokyo
          Kioku no Sakura, New York Photo Festival
          Kioku no Sakura, Tokyo Photo
          Editor’s Choice 2011, Ricoh Riing Cube, Tokyo
2010  Style, Gallery 21, Tokyo
          101 Allegories and words to represent the world, Primo Piano Living Gallery, Italy


2020  Personal Matters Polaroids, self-published, Tokyo
          for tomorrow, Libro Arte, Tokyo
2019  Personal Matters Volume II, Bemojake, London
2018  so long – Riho Yoshioka Photo Book, Shueisha, Tokyo
          Deep Blue – Serena Motola, Self-published
2016  Yume Wo Miru, Bemojake, London
2015  10FACES 02, W
2014  Personal Matters, Bemojake, London
2013  10FACES, super sonic, Tokyo

Editorial Contributions

M le magazine du monde, Frankfurter Allgemeine Quarterly, New York Times, Financial Times Magazine, AD Magazine, Dazed & Confused, 032c, Modern Matter Magazine, Carpark Magazine, Muse Magazine, Disegno, Wired


Christian Dior Couture, UNIQLO, TOYOTA, Nissin, Softbank, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

Featured Articles

Fused Magazine, HOTSHOE, PAPER JOURNAL, Dazed Digital, WEST END CAMERA CLUB, aPhotoEditor, EyeScream

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