Bio: Mao Ishikawa

Mao Ishikawa

1953 born in Okinawa

-Selected Solo Exhibition-
2014- “Dai-Ryukyu shahin emaki” Naha Civic Gallery, Okinawa and various venue
2013 “Photographer Mao Ishikawa, snapping Okinawa” YOKOHAMA CIVIC ART GALLERY Azamino, Kanagawa

“The manners of photography #003 ”nap gallery, Tokyo 2012 “Fences, Fuck You!!” AKARA GALLERY, Okinawa

“A Port town Elegy”photographers’ gallery, Tokyo
2010 “Okinawa Soul”EAST GALLERY, London
2009 “FENCES, OKINAWA” Naha Civic Gallery, Okinawa
2004 “Non-Sect Radical: Contemporary Photography III”Yokohama art museum, Kanagawa
1999 “Here’s What the Japanese Flag Means to Me” Hannan Chuo Hospital, Osaka and various venue 1987 “LIFE IN PHILY”MINOLTA PHOTO SPACE, Tokyo
1977 “Kin-Town Women” MINOLTA PHOTO SPACE, Tokyo

−Selected Group Exhibitions−

2013 “All You Need is Love” MORI ART MUSEUM, TOKYO
2012 “Women In-Between: Asian Women Artists“ Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka
2008 “Okinawa Prismed 1872-2008” The National Museum of Modern art Tokyo, Tokyo
2004 “The Perpetual Moment –Visions from within Okinawa and Korea” PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, NY

−Publications–
2014 “Morika” mirai-publishers, Japan
2011 “Here’s What the Japanese Flag Means to Me” Miraisya, Japan 2002 “Okinawa Soul” Ota Publication, Japan
1991 “Sachiko Nakada’s Traveling Company” self-published