Noriyoshi Shibata

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Noriyoshi Shibata or Nori Shibata (柴田 のりよし[1] Shibata Noriyoshi?) is a Japanese photographer who specializes in documenting Tibet and China.

Shibata was born in Nagasaki in 1966.[2] After graduating from Keio University (Tokyo) in 1990 he joined Kyodo News, but he left and turned freelance in 1995.[2]

Shibata's photographs of Tibet have appeared in his book Tibetans; those of China and Northern Ireland have appeared in photographic magazines.[3]

Exhibitions[edit]

  • "Lhasa", Wakita Gallery (Nagoya), 1993.[4][5]
  • "Shangri-La at the End of a Century" (秘境の世紀末). Kodak Photo Salon (Ginza, Tokyo), 1997.[4][6]
  • "The Land of Kesar" (ケサルの楽土). Minolta Photo Space (Shinjuku, Tokyo), 1998.[4][6]
  • "Tibetans". Nikon Salon (Shinjuku, Tokyo), 2005.[4]
  • "Alley Theater in Canton" (広東路地裏劇場). Olympus Gallery (Kanda, Tokyo), 2005.[4][6]
  • "Children from a Village of Acrobats" (雑技の郷の子供たち). Konica Minolta Plaza (Shinjuku, Tokyo), 2007.[4][7]
  • "Back-Street Mandala" (路地裏マンダラ). Nikon Salon (Shinjuku, Tokyo), 2007.[4][6][8]
  • "Pre-Olympic Beijing" (五輪前 北京). Konica Minolta Plaza (Shinjuku, Tokyo), 2008.[4][9]

Book[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Or 柴田 訓良, e.g. as photographer of "Tibet", Nippon Camera, July 1997.
  2. ^ a b Profile at Shibata's website.
  3. ^ China: 広東路地裏劇場 (Kwanton Back Street), Nippon Camera, May 2005; 時の匂い・人の匂い (Everyday life in back streets, China), Asahi Camera, August 2007. Northern Ireland: ベルファスト (Belfast-Catholic District), Asahi Camera, October 1996.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Exhibition notice for "Pre-Olympic Beijing", Konica Minolta. (Japanese)
  5. ^ "Shashinka Shibata Noriyoshi" (写真家 柴田のりよし), Capa, August 2008, p.71.
  6. ^ a b c d Shibata's resume, Shibata's website.
  7. ^ Exhibition notice, Tokyo Art Beat. (English)
  8. ^ Exhibition notice, Nikon. (Japanese)
  9. ^ Exhibition notice, Tokyo Art Beat. (English)

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