Motohiko Hasui is a Japanese photographer based in Tokyo, Japan.
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Motohiko Hasui is an independent 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 reportage 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.

Solo Exhibitions

2013  “10FACES” Gallery Common (Tokyo)
2014  “10FACES 02” Panof (Tokyo)
          “Personal Matters” Place M (Tokyo)
2017  “Yume wo Miru” artless appointment gallery (Tokyo)
2018  “Deep Blue – Serena Motola” AL (Tokyo)
          “Personal Matters Volume II” QUIET NOISE arts and break (Tokyo)
2020  “明日へ / for tomorrow” QUIET NOISE arts and break (Tokyo)
          “寅吉 / Torakichi” CANDLE CAFE & Laboratory ∆II (Tokyo)
          “Untitled” Zakura (Tokyo) upcoming in May (postponed due to COVID-19)
          “Untitled” Banshen Gallery (Tokyo) upcoming in July

Group Exhibitions

2007  “London College of Communication Photography Degree Show” (London)
2010  “101 Allegories and words to represent the world” Primo Piano Living Gallery (Italy)
          “Style” Gallery 21 (Tokyo)
2011  “Editor’s Choice 2011” Ricoh Riing Cube (Tokyo)
          “記憶の桜” at Tokyo Photo
          “記憶の桜” at New York Photo Festival
          “Secret” Ricoh Ring Cube (Tokyo)
2015  “Art photograph group show フォトグラファーの視点:光と瞬” Recto Verso Gallery (Tokyo)

Published Books

2013  “10FACES” (Super Sonic, Tokyo Japan)
2014  “10FACES 02” (Self-published)
          “Personal Matters” (Bemojake, London UK)
2016  “Yume Wo Miru” (Bemojake, London UK)
2018  “Deep Blue – Serena Motola” (Self-published)
          “so long – Riho Yoshioka Photo Book” (Shueisha, Tokyo Japan)
2019  “Personal Matters Volume II” (Bemojake, London UK)
2020  “for tomorrow” (Libro Arte, Tokyo Japan)

Selected editorial clients

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, Numero Tokyo, i-D Japan

Selected clients

Christian Dior Couture, 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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