Bio

Miki  Hasegawa


 Miki Hasegawa, born in 1973 in Fukuoka, Japan, lives and works in Kanagawa.
She earned her B.A. degree in Human Environmental Science and in Design from Showa Women’s University, After working as an architect for several years, she started working as a professional photographer. In recent years she has been expressing what exactly maternal love is, while dealing with the social issues facing Japanese women and children.

She was one of the 100 chosen for the 2014 the Review Santa Fe.

Her work, "Jewels", was selected as one of the LensCulture Emerging Talents 2014 Top 50, and received high acclaim. Hasegawa's first handmade book, "The Path Of Million Pens" has been selected as one of the finalist of 2014 Unseen Dummy Award. and is famous throughout the world, being selected for various global photography collection fairs. She is currently working on her own project based upon "child abuse", a theme very close to her heart.


 


長谷川 美祈

 

 1973年福岡県生まれ、現在神奈川県在住。昭和女子大学生活環境学科を卒業。数年間設計士として勤務した後、プロの写真家として活動を始めた。近年は日本における子供や女性の社会問題に取り組みながら、母性愛とは何かを表現している。

2014年にレビューサンタフェの100人に選ばれた。

彼女の作品である“JewelsLensCulture  Emerging Talents 2014  Top 50に選ばれ、高い注目を集めた。

長谷川の初めての手作り本である、”The Path Of Million Pens”2014年のUnseen Dummy Awardのファイナリスト、世界中の写真集関係のフェアなどにも選出されるなど、世界中で評価を得ている。

現在は自分の関心テーマ「児童虐待」に関する自作に向けてプロジェクトを実行中である。


 


Education

 

 

2015: THE RPS PHOTOBOOK MASTERCLASS 2015,

          by Teun van der Heijden and Sandra van der Doelen, Yumi Goto,

          Remainders Photography Stronghold Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2014 : Photobook Making Workshop "Staples and Stiches",
          by Jan Rosseel and Yumi Goto,
          Remainders Photography Stronghold Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2013 : Editting workshop "The Final Choice"
           by Eliseo Barbara and Yumi Goto,Tokyo

2013 : "Rising Sun" Workshop by Marc Prust, Japan
2008 : Workshop 2B by Satoru Watanabe, Japan
1997 : BA,Human Environmental Science and in Design,
           Showa Women's University, Japan

 


 


Exhibition

2017: Solo Exhibition “Internal Notebook”,

          Reminders photography stronghold, Tokyo Japan, Curated by Yomi Goto
2016:Lianzhou Foto 2016
2015: Athens Photo Festival The PhotoBook Exhibition,
          Benaki Museum, Athens

2015: Photobook Bristol, UK
2015 : Photo Book 2014, Griffin Museum, Winchester MA, USA
2015 : Chobi Mela International Festival Of Photography Bangladesh,
   "She's There" - Curated Slideshow
          by Eliseo Barbàra Goethe-Institut, Bangladesh

2014 : Photo Book 2014, The Best Of Show  Davis Orton Gallery,
           NY, USA

2014 : LensCulture Emerging Talents Exhibition  Barcelona, Spain
2014 : Seoul Lunar Photo Fest, Lunar Photo Night,
           Curated Slideshow by Song Sujong, Seoul, Korea
2014 : The PhotoBook Museum, Germany
2014 : Filter Photo festival 2014, Chicago, IL, USA
2014 : INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks,
           Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, USA
2014 : The photobook-making workshop,
           with esteemed photographer Jan Rosseel
           and curator Yumi Goto,Reminders Photography Stronghold,
           Tokyo, Japan

2014 : "Portfolio Showcase Vol. 7",

            The Center for Fine Art Photography
            Juror, Alexa Becker, CO, USA

  


Award

2017 : Shortlisted DUMMY AWARD KASSEL, Kassel Germany
2015 : Shortlisted “Athens Photo Festival” main Exhibition

2015 : Shortlisted “Athens Photo Festival” photobook show
2014 : Cadoc.nl's Top ten books in 2014
2014 : Photobook 2014. 20 photobooks, photographs by 4 best of show. Juried by Paula Tognarelli of Griffin Museum of Photography and Karen Davis
2014 : Photolucida Critical Mass 2013 Finalist
2014 : Filter Photo Festival 2014 Photobook Exhibition-Finalist
2014 : INFOCUS Juried Exhibtion of Self-Published 2014 - Finalist
2014 : Shortlisted at Unseen Photo Fair Dummy Award,Amsterdam)
2014 : LensCulture  Emerging Talents 2014  Top 50, Paris
2013 : "Portfolio Showcase Vol. 7",

           The Center for Fine Art Photography , Juror, Alexa Becker, CO, USA

 

Juried Portfolio Reviews

2016 : KYOTOGRAPHIE International Portfolio Review
2015 : Mt. Rokko International Photo Festival, Portfolio Reviews, Kobe, Japan
2014 : Tokyo International Photography Festival Competition,
           Portfolio Reviews, Tokyo, Japan
2014 : Review Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, USA
2013 : Mt. Rokko International Photo Festival, Portfolio Reviews, Kobe, Japan
2013 : Shiogama Photo Festival Portfolio Review, Sendai, Japan

 

Selected Press

2016
ELLE France
2015
Bleek Magazine,  Russia
2014
Lens culture, Paris, France
Feature Shoot, USA
TrendHunter, Toronto, Canada
Photoblog HK, China
A Photo Editor, USA
Mutantspace, Ireland
Fraction Magazine Japan Portfolio Issue 15, Japan
Frankie Magazine, Australia
il post, Milano, Italy

2013
Foto visura, NY, USA

Publication

2014
ELLE China

PHaT PHOTO Magazine


2013
Camera Life, Vol-14



 


Book


The Path Of Million Pens (self-publishing) edition of 100 - Sold out! -