BIOGRAPHY

Kenshi Daito

Born in JAPAN in 1970.

Belonged to a pantomime theatrical company as an actor in 1990. From early 1990’s, engaged in drama production and movie production, began to make art works of photography.

In 2003, won the highest prize of CANON DIGITAL CREATORS CONTEST.

Mounting the first solo exhibition in 2004 in Tokyo.

Started to study of “alternative process” from 2006, and achieved to master the gum bichromate process, a pigment print technique, invented in 19century. Now continues to work with the alternative processes for researching the possibility of the expression in the historical photography technics.

In 2014, found the Tokyo Alternative Photography, an educational institution and a community group of the analog photography based in Tokyo. Holding the workshops and the group exhibitions as a director of it.

*Solo exhibition

TENDO-PLY, TOKYO (2009)

SUSU, TOKYO (2009)

“Extraordinary Perspectives”     Land Rover USA , WEB (2006)

“camera plastica ”    ESQUISSE OMOTESANDO, TOKYO (2005)

“camera plastica”   PUNCTUM, TOKYO (2004)

 

*Group exhibition

“ROLAND CASTRO”   La Châtaigneraie, Flémalle,  BELGIUM (2014)


*Awards

INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2006
1st place in Fine Art in professional category for “Hemispheres ”

CANON DIGITAL CREATORS CONTEST 2003
GOLD PRIZE for “popular mechanics”

 

*Feature of the magazine

“D-jump” #3,#5 (2005 Italy)
“digital life style” (2006 Italy)
“D-jump Art Buyer Edition(2006 Italy)