AKIRA RACHI

Born in Shizuoka, Japan, 1980
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan


Solo Exhibitions

2010    sites. gallery GEN. Tokyo. produced by KABEGIWA
2009    frames. taro nasu gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2008    place, gallery 176, Osaka, Japan
2008    laboratory for place, gallery 176, Osaka, Japan

2007    gravity, neunplus gallery, Berlin, Germany, supported by Japan Foundation


Group Exhibitions

2008    freshfacedandwildeyed 08, the photographers' gallery, London, UK
2007    nexus, La Viande, London, UK

2007    Degree exhibition, text and works gallery, Poole, UK

2006    New Visions of Japanese Photography, Refined Nest Gallery, Shanghai, China [C]
2005    AOP Student Award 2005, AOP Gallery, London, UK


Educations

2007    BA (Hons) Photography, The Arts Institute at Bournemouth, UK

2003    BA (Hons) Social Science, Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan



Awards / Grants / Residencies

2008    freshfacedandwildeyed 08 Award by the photographers' gallery, London [A]
2007    the Estonian Artists' Association(EEA), Tallinn, Estonia [R]
2007    The Japan Foundation [G]
2005    finalist, AOP Student Award 2005 [A]


Public Collections

2006    Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts


Bibliography

2009
    INVISIBLE MAN PAPER vol.2

2008    STUDIO VOICE Octber 2008
2006    STUDIO VOICE July 2006

2006    catalogue "New Visions of Japanese Photography"
2005    IMAGE, 357 June 2005


Book Projects

2008    Terrence Smith(ed.). Impossible Documents. (ed/9)
2006    Marthe Fjellestad(ed.). stakitt. (remitted edtion 40 copies)