Issei Suda Japanese, 1940-2019

1940      Born in Tokyo, Japan

1962      Graduated from Tokyo College of Photography, Japan

1967-70 Worked as the photographer for the Tenjo Sajiki theater troup founded by Shuji Terayama

1971     Become a freelance photographer

1976     Received the Newcomer’s Award from the Photographic Society of Japan

for “Fushi Kaden”

1983     Received the Annual Award from the Photographic Society of Japan for

the photo exhibition “Monogusa Syui”

1985     Received the Domestic Photographer Award in the Higashikawa Photography Awards for the photo exhibition “Fragment of Everyday Life”

1997     Received the 16th Ken Domon Award for the photo book “Human Memory”

2014     Received the Photographer Award from the Photographic Society of Japan for

the photo exhibition “Nagi no hira-fragments of calm”

2019     Received the 31th Award of Society of Photography(Special award) for the photo book “Fragment of Everyday Life”

2019     Died March 7, Chiba, Japan

 

MUSEUM EXTHIBITIONS (selected)

 

2013      "Issei Suda: Nagi no Hira /Fragments of Calm," Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan

2008       "Self/Other," National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

2003      "The History of Japanese Photography," Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA

1995        "TOKYO/City of Photos," Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan

1991       "Japanese Photography in the 1970s - Memories Frozen in Time," Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan

1979      "Japan: A Self-Portrait," International Center of Photography, New York, USA

1978       "Neue Fotografie aus Japan" Kulturhaus der Stadt Graz, Austria

1974      "Fifteen Photographers Today" National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

 

AWARDS

 

16th Domon Ken Award for Ningen no Kioku  (1997)

Inaugural Higashikawa Domestic Artist Award for Nichijo Tanpen and others (1985)

The Photographic Society of Japan Award (1983)

Newcomer of the Year Award from The Photographic Society of Japan for the series Fushi Kaden (1979)

 

PUBLICATIONS (selected)

 

Tokyokei, Nazraeli Press/Zen Foto Gallery (2013)

The Journey to Osorezan, Zen Foto Gallery (2013)

Waga Tokyo 100, Tokyo: Zen Foto Gallery (2013)

Nagi no hira / Fragments of Calm, Toseisha (2013)

Sparrow Island, Nazraeli Press (2012)

Fushi Kaden, Akio Nagasawa Pubishing (2012)

The Work of a Lifetime: Photographs 1968-2006, Only Photography (2011)

 

 

Kado no Tabakoya made no Tabi, Place M (2011)

Minyou Sanga, Toseisha (2007)

Akai Hana, Wides (2000)

Ningen no Kioku, Creo (1996)

Inu no Hana: Kimagure, Shashin, Sanpo, IBC  (1991)

Waga-Tokyo 100, Nikon Salon Books 5, Nikkor Club (1979)

Fushi Kaden, Sonorama Shashin Sensho 16, Asahi Sonorama (1978)

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS (selected)

 

France

Paris Museum of Photography

 

Germany

Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg 

 

Japan

Tokyo Polytechnic University Higashikawa Town Yokohama

Kawasaki City Museum

Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum

Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

Osaka Art University

Miyagi Prefectural Museum

Ken Domon Memorial Museum

Yokohama Museum of Art

Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi

 

USA

Princeton University

Center for Creative Photography

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The J. Paul Getty Museum