Naoya Hatakeyama

Naoya Hatakeyama, Places Journal contributor

Naoya Hatakeyama is a Japanese photographer whose work is included in some of the most important public collections in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. He co-represented Japan in the 49th Venice Biennale in 2001, and was given his first solo museum exhibition outside of Japan in 2002 at Kunstverein Hannover. He joined the architect Toyo Ito and others in their efforts on the Golden Lion award-winning exhibition Architecture. Possible here? “Home-for-All,” representing Japan in the 13th Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2012. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art installed a solo exhibition of his work in 2012, originally organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. The first comprehensive survey of his work, Excavating the Future City, was published by Aperture Foundation in 2018.