Bio: Kohey Kanno

Japanese, b. 1982


Kohey Kanno was born in Tokyo and received his B.F.A. in photography from Nihon University in 2004. Upon his graduation, he began his career at Shiseido Co., as a assistant photographer. He has been active in the commercial field in Japan and abroad;  Pourton de Moi (2009), Patricia Field since 2010; editorial shootings for many publications.  In addition, his work has been exhibited widely in Tokyo and NY; “We are One: Japan Earthquake and Nuclear Crisis Relief” (NY/2011), “Here is ZINE Tokyo” at Tokyo Cultuart by BEAMS (Tokyo/2011), Green Point Gallery (NY/2010), Nor.Folks.NYC, (NY/2010), “The NY ART BOOK FAIR” at MoMA PS1 (NY/2010), “paper life” (Tokyo/2006), “Shiseido from Designers” (Tokyo/2006).


His previous book projects include  “The boy with the thorn in his side”  (2010),  “paper life” (2006), “99 stories” (2004 to present), “tabinotameni” (2008), “rope way vol.00″ (2003) “rope way vol.01 (2004).