​神林 優  Yu Kanbayashi

1977 Born in Nagano, Japan

2002 Graduated Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan

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Fellowship

2011 Fellowship of Japanese Government Overseas study program for artist by the Agency of Japan Cultural Affairs, Japan (Place : NY)

Award

2017

2009

2003

2003

EMON Photo Award, selected as Excellence Award

Tokyo Wander Wall, selected as Honorable Mention

Canon New Cosmos of Photography, selected as Honorable Mention

TPCC PRIZE Tokyo Photo Culture Center, selected as f as Honorable Mention

Solo Exhibition

2017

2010

2007

2005

2005

2004

2004

“PREFERENCE” EMON PHOTO GALLERY, Tokyo

“FIGURE” SPACE KOSHO, Tokyo

“on my Birthday” Art Trace Gallery, Tokyo

“the origin of LOVE” Art Trace Gallery, Tokyo

“MONOS” Contemporary Photo Gallery, Tokyo

“Self TIME Portrait” Contemporary Photo Gallery, Tokyo

“Dromoscapes” Contemporary Photo Gallery, Tokyo

Groupe Exhibition

2017

2012

2012

2011

2011

2011

2010

2009

2009

2009

2008

2005

2003

2003

“Here from There” Akiba Tamabi 3331 Chiyoda Arts, Tokyo

“About the Lights” Tama Art University, Tokyo

“Beyond 1 Lens and Over 100 Eyes” hpgrp Gallery NY

“Wa project” 25PCW Gallery, NY

“We Are One” NYIT, NY

“Three Japanese Contemporary Photographers” hpgrp Gallery NY

“126 Polaroid” Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan

“Tokyo Wander Wall” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan

“Market Trace Vol.2” Art Trace Gallery, Tokyo

TIME of Photography” Shinjuku Ganka Garou, Tokyo

“Goodbye Polaroid” Yamada Garou, Osaka

“Market Trace Vol.1” Art Trace Gallery, Tokyo

“TPCC winner’s Exhibition” Tokyo Photo Culture Center, Tokyo

 “Canon New Cosmos of Photography winner’s Exhibition” Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Japan

Publications and Articles

2017

2010

2009

2007

2003

Articles “PREFERENCE” Art Scape, Review by Kotaro Iizawa

Photo Book “126 POLAROID”, AKAAKA-SHA, Editor & Artis

Research Report Book “Photo of Our Time”, Tama Art University, Editor & Artist

Articles “on my Birhday” Art Yuran, Review by Ryo Sawayama

Articles “Dromoscapes” BT (Bijutsu Techo), October Issue, Review by Seiichi Tsuchiya

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