motohikohasui_selfportrait 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.Whilst studying, he began piecing together his portfolio. Following this began his first fashion editorial with fashion editor Robbie Spencer for marmalade magazine in 2005, push starting his career. After graduating university, he moved back to Tokyo, where he grew up, in 2007. Motohiko started shooting for Japanese magazines and advertising as well as international magazines and newspapers such as Dazed and Confused, M Le Monde Magazine and New York Times. He is often inspired by what he sees in everyday life in Tokyo consequently, delivering a unique style into the fashion and documentary photography industry. Motohiko loves travelling, 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_”Personal Matters” Place M (Tokyo)
_____”10FACES 02″ Panof (Tokyo)
2017_”Yume wo Miru” artless appointment gallery (Tokyo)

2018_”Deep Blue – Serena Motola” AL (Tokyo)

Group Exhibitions

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)
_____”Kioku no Sakura” at Tokyo Photo
_____”Kioku no Sakura” at New York Photo Festival
_____”Secret” Ricoh Ring Cube (Tokyo)
2014_Off Print Paris
2015_Recto Verso Gallery


2011_”RAIKA” (zine, self published)
2013_”10FACES” (Self Published)
_____”Personal Matters” (Bemojake, London UK)
2014_”10FACES 02″ (self published)
2016_”Yume Wo Miru” (Bemojake, London UK)
2018_”Deep Blue – Serena Motola” (Self Published)


New York Times, M le magazine du monde, FT Magazine, Wired, Credit Suisse Bulletin, fvf, Dazed & Confused, Purple, 032c, ssense, DITAworld, Amuse, V magazine, V man, Muse Magazine, GQ Russia, Vogue Russia, Glamour, Grazia China, L’Officiel Manila, Vision China, Numero Tokyo, i-D Japan, Vogue Japan, Harper’s Bazzar Japan, Elle Japon, Figaro Japon, GQ Japan

Advertising Clients

UNIQLO, NTT DOCOMO, Kracie, Kao, kanebo, meiji, Cedyna, Tokiwa Seiyaku, JINS, Cygames, Isetan, Moussy, marimekko


Takeshi Kitano, Yayoi Kusama, Pharrell Williams, Adele Exarchopoulos

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