Rinko Kawauchi

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Rinko Kawauchi Hon FRPS (川内 倫子, Kawauchi Rinko, born 1972) is a Japanese photographer,[1][2] shooting mostly in 6×6 format.[3] Her work is characterized by a serene, poetic style, depicting the ordinary moments in life.[4][5]

Life and work[edit]

Kawauchi became interested in photography while studying at Seian College of Art and Design. She first worked in advertising for several years before embarking on a career as a fine art photographer.

She was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of The Royal Photographic Society in 2012.

Major exhibitions[edit]

Publications[edit]

  • Hanako. 2002.
  • Utatane. 2002.
  • Hanabi (花火, Fireworks). Tokyo: Little More, 2002. ISBN 4-89815-053-5
  • Aila. 2004.
  • The eyes, the ears. 2005.
  • Cui cui. 2005.
  • Semear. 2007.
  • Murmuration. 2010.
  • One Day. 2010 (One of the books in One Day Ten Photographers edited by Harvey Benge)
  • Illuminance. New York: Aperture, 2011. ISBN 978-1597111447[10]
  • Approaching Whiteness. Tokyo: Goliga, 2012.
  • Ametuschi. New York: Aperture, 2013. ISBN 978-1597112161[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Celebrated Japanese photographers come to London". British Journal of Photography. 2009-05-12. Retrieved 2010-02-01. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Interview: RINKO KAWAUCHI - 川内倫子 - Photographer" (in Japanese). www.public-image.org. 2008-04-22. Retrieved 2010-02-01. 
  3. ^ "10 questions to Rinko Kawauchi about photography". http://pingmag.jp. 2006-08-11. Retrieved 2011-05-12. 
  4. ^ Sooke, Alastair (2006-06-06). "Joyless, creepy - and sublime". The Daily Telegraph. Her intimate imagery is worlds apart from that of her co-exhibitors: a newborn with umbilical cord still attached; a green shoot sprouting from a bulb; and, most startling, a cracked egg containing a fluffy hatchling. You come away from her gentle show refreshed. 
  5. ^ O'Hagan, Sean (2006-05-07). "Sublime to meticulousJapan's young master finds magic in bugs, clouds and trees". The Guardian. Rinko Kawauchi's subject is the everyday sublime 
  6. ^ See the notes on artists at the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain.
  7. ^ *London Town; "Rinko Kawauchi, 5 May - 9 July 2006, The Photographers' Gallery".
  8. ^ Rinko Kawauch, Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 20 jul-23 set 2007 [1]
  9. ^ Strange & Familiar: Three Views of Brighton, Brighton Photo Biennial 2010, Oct 2nd - Nov 14th 2010 [2]
  10. ^ http://www.aperture.org/shop/books/illuminance-rinko-kawauchi
  11. ^ http://www.aperture.org/shop/rinko-kawauchi-ametsuchi-books

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