Born in 1963, lives and works in Tokyo. Graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1987, with a major in geology. Won the Higashikawa New Photographer Award in 1996, the Kimura Ihee Photography Award in 2002, the Higashikawa Domestic Photographer Award in 2012, and The 25th Society of Photography Award in 2013. Recent solo exhibitions include JP-22 at the Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum (Shizuoka) in 2006 and Surficial Survey at the IZU PHOTO MUSEUM (Sizuoka) in 2012. Recent major group exhibitions include Artist File 2011—NACT Annual Show of Contemporary Art at the National Art Center Tokyo in 2011, Aomori Earth at Aomori Museum of Art in 2014, Sapporo International Art Festival 2014, A Bird's-Eye View of the World at Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art in 2015. He also participated a traveling exhibition Logical Emotions in Switzerland, Poland and Germany in 2014—2015.