Yuji Hamada

Born in Osaka, Japan in 1979. Graduated from the Department of Photography, Nihon University College of Art in 2003. After working at the publishing company as a photographer and studio assistant, he has worked as a freelance photographer since 2006.


2023 light there (fragile books/Japan)

2022 The window (selfpublish)

2019 Primal Mountain (torch press/Japan)

2017 Broken Chord (PGI/Japan)

2016 36 lights (selfpublish)   

2015 BRANCH (lemon books/Japan)

2015 C/M/Y (Fw:photography/Netherland)

2014 photograph (lemon books/Japan)


Solo Exhibition

2018 "R G B" (PGI/Tookyo/Japan)

2017 "Broken Chord" (PGI/Tookyo/Japan)

2016 "WIR" (BWA/Wroclaw/Poland)

2016 "photograph" "Primal Mountain" (GALLERIE f5.6/Munich/Germany)

2016 "36 lights" (ROCKET/Tokyo/Japan)

2015 "C/M/Y" (PGl/Tokyo/Japan)

2014 "C/M/Y" (limart POST/Tokyo/Japan)

2014 "photograph" (limart POST/Tokyo/Japan)

2013 Pulsar+Primal Mountain (PGI/Tokyo/Japan)

2005 unknown (digmeout Gallery/Osaka/Japan)


Selected Group Exhibition/Group Exhibition

2017 "C/M/Y" (Muse Yozo Hamaguchi/Tokyo/Japan)

2016 "untitled" with Nerhol (SEZON ART GALLERY/Tokyo/Japan)

2016 "photograph" The Sun Placed in the Abyss (COLUMBUS MUSEUM/Ohio/US)

2015 "photograph" "BRANCH" at "KISEKI" (Takashimaya Gallery/Tokyo/Japan)

2015 "BRANCH" from pattern of nature (Le Manoir de la Ville de Martigny/Sion/Swiss)

2015 "BRANCH" from pattern of nature (limart POST/Tokyo/Japan)

2015 "Primal Mountain" at Aix an province Photo Festival (Aix/France)

2015 'Self Publish, Be Happy: A DIY Photobook Manual and Manifesto (SPBH and Aperture/NY/US)

2015 "photograph" at Four From Japan (Conde Nast Gallery/NY/US)

2014 "Primal Mountain" installation (Festival Images/Vevey/Swiss)

2014 "Primal Mountain" in Anima on photography, Japan (Unseen Photo Festival/Netherland)

2014 "C/M/Y" (IMA concept store/Tokyo)

2013 TOKYO 2020 (Paris and Tokyo)

2013 Slide Show japanese photographers(Unseen photo festival/Amsterdam/Nertherland)

2013 "Primal Mountain" in group show"Geografica" (FOTOTROPIA/Guatemala)

2013 The Magenta Foundation,Flash Forward Festival 2013 Emerging Photographer

2012 Dummy Photobook Award(Unseen photo festival/Amsterdam/Netherland)

2012 PREMIO COMBAT 2012(Museo Civio G.Fattori ex Granai di villa Mimbelli/Livorno/Italy)

2012 "DEAR"#1_Vision MAP(q17 studios/Madrid/Spain)

2012 The Magenta Foundation,Flash Forward Festival 2011 Emerging Photographers (Fairmont Battery Wharfn/Boston/US)

2012 SNAP!2012 exhibition and live auction (Canadafs National Ballet School/Toronto/Canada)

2011 The Magenta Foundation,Flash Forward Festival 2011 Emerging Photographers (Airship 37 in the Distillery District/Tront/Canada)Nov,9th

2005 Flow (Art Beat Kyoto Festival/Kyoto/Japan)

2004 Flow#4Directions (Gallery PUNCTUM/Tokyo/Japan)



2014 Aperture/Paris Photo First Photobook award "photograph" (US/FR)

2013 Winner UK,The Magenta Foundation,Flash Forward 2013 Emerging Photographer (CANADA/UK/US)

2011 Winner UK, The Magenta Foundation,Flash Forward 2011 Emerging Photographer (CANADA/UK/US)

2011 Finalist,TOKYO FRONTLINE Contemporary Photography Award (Tokyo/Japan)