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Lives and Works in London


San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, SF (USA)

J. Paul Getty Museum, LA (USA)

The national museum of modern art, Tokyo (JP)

Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo (JP)

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (JP)

Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (JP)



Solo Exhibitions


2020 That day, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo(JP)

2015  Kurogo, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo (JP)

2014  Shizuka Yokomizo, Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London (UK)

2009  Shizuka Yokomizo, Galería Leyendecker, Tenerife (ES)

2008  Can Feel It (But I Can't See It), Wako Works of Art, Tokyo (JP)

2007  Prayer, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo (JP)

2005  Galería Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

2004  Distance, Site Gallery, Sheffield; Chapter, Cardiff; Spacex Gallery, Exeter (UK)

2003  Shizuka Yokomizo, Cohan and Leslie, New York, NY (US)

         Forever (and again), Wako Works of Art, Tokyo (JP)

         Galería Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

         Untitled, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo (JP)  

2002  Shizuka Yokomizo, Museo D’arte Contemporanea di Roma, Rome (IT)

         Shizuka Yokomizo, The Approach, London (UK)

2001  Dear Stranger, Cohan Leslie and Browne, New York, NY (US)

2000  Dear Stranger, The Approach, London (UK)

1998  Sleeping, Duncan Cargill, London (UK)

1997  Sleeping, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo (JP)

         Light - Say Something Funny, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo (JP)



Group Exhibitions

2021  Reversible Destiny - Australian and Japanese contemporary photography, Tokyo Phograophic Art Museum, Tokyo (JP),(cat.)

2019    The Window: A Journey of Art and Architecture Through Wondows, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Tokyo (JP), (cat.)

   Syncopation: Contemporary encounter with the Modern Masters, Pola Museum of Art, Kanagawa (JP), (cat.)

   MAM Collection 011: Yokomizo Shizuka + Matsukawa Tomona - The Personal Time We Are Living, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (JP)

2018    Mapping the Invisible, Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2018, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo (JP), (cat.)

   Forever (and again), IZU PHOTO MUSEUM, Shizuoka (JP), (cat.)

2016 Japanese Photography from Postwar to Now, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (US)

2015 Artist File, The National Art Center, Tokyo (JP); National Museum of  Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, (KOR)  

        Stance or Distance?, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto (JP)

2014 Asuntos Domésticos: VISIONIA, Heroínas de la Cultura, Huesca (ES)

        Landscapes in décoletté, Kunst-und Kulturstifung Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Rüsselsheim (DE)

        Five videos, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida (US)

2013 WAKO WORKS OF ART: Gallery Selections at TOLOT, TOLOT/heuristic  Shinonome, Tokyo (JP)

        At The Window: The Photographer’s View, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles (US)

        The Other Portrait, MART Museum, Rovereto (IT)

        Borderline: Collection Exhibition, Kanazawa 21 Century Museum of  Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (JP)

2012 A Window on the World, Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano (Switzerland)

        Skyscraper, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (US)

2011 Touch of Image, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Yokohama (JP)

        2010 Roppongi Crossing 2010: can there be art? Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (JP)

        Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera, Tate Modern, London  (UK); San Francisco Museum of Modern  

        Art, San Francisco (US), Fundácion Canal, Madrid (ES), Talent Show, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; MoMA PS1,

        Long Island City,  NY; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle (US)

        Day & Night : Copenhagen Photo Festival 2010, City of Copenhagen (DK)

2009 100 stories about Love, Kanazawa 21 Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (JP)

        Incidental Affairs, Suntory Museum, Osaka (JP)

2008 On Your Body: Contemporary Japanese Photography, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo (JP)

        Wako Works of Art: 15 Years – Part III, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo (JP

        to: Night – Contemporary Representations of the Night, Hunter College Art Galleries, New York, NY (US)

        Through You: Photography Selections from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection, The Charles Addams Fine Arts

        Gallery, PA (US)

2007 Hidden Narratives, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield (UK)

2006 Pardon Me, Saidye Bronfman Arts Centre, Montreal (CA)

        Photographer's Contract, Akademie der Künst, Berlin; Museum Moisbroich,  Leverkusen (DE)

2004 Focus on: New Photography, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL  (US)

        Another Story: Selected Works from the Collection, 21st Century Museum of  Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (JP)

        Japanese artists' recent works, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo (JP)

        ID, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull (UK)

2004 Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia, San Diego Museum of Art, CA; Kemper Museum of Contemporary

        Art, Kansas City, KS (US)

        Britannia Works, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre & Renos Xippas  Gallery, Athens (GR)

        Uscita Pistoia, SpazioA, Pistoia (IT)

        PHotoEspaña 2004, Madrid (ES)

        Shutters, UB Anderson Gallery, University of Buffalo, NY (US)

        Out of the Ordinary/Extraordinary - Japanese Contemporary Photography,  traveling until 2007: Japanisches

        Kulturinstitut, Cologne (DE); University of  Valladolid, Valladolid; Casa Asia, Barcelona; Centro Cultural de la Caja

        de Canarias, Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES); Institut Supérieur d'Architecture Lambert Lombard, Liège (BE); Istituto

        Giapponese di Cultura, Rome (IT);   Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin (DE); artsdepot, London; Aberystwyth

        Arts Centre, University of Wales, Aberystwyth (UK); George G. Doizaki Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; University of

        Michigan Museum of Art,  Ann Arbor, MI; New Jersey City University Art Galleries, Jersey City, NJ  (US); Museo de

        Arte de Zapopan, Zapopan; Centro de la Imagen, Mexico  City (MX)

2003 Strangers: The First ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International  Center of Photography, New York, NY (US)

        Clandestine, curated by Francesco Bonami, La Biennale de Venezia, Venice  (IT)

        Days Like These – The 2nd Tate Triennial, Tate Britain, London (UK)

        The Furtive Gaze, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL (US)

        Drawing with Light - International Photography Festival, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham (UK)

        Someone To Share My Life With, The Approach, London (UK)

2002 Undertow, (with Année Olofsson) Fusebox, Washington D.C. (US)

        Reality Check, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana (SI); 14 Wharf Rd, London (UK);  House of Artists, Zagreb (HR); Rudolfinum,

        Prague (CZ); Bunkier  Sztuki –  Gallery of Contemporary Art, Krakow (PL); Arsenals, Riga (LV)

        Spectator, Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg (AT)

        WEWANTOUT, Citylights, Melbourne (AU)

2001 The Fantastic Recurrence of Certain Situations: Recent British Art and Photography, Sala de Exposiciones del Canal de

        Isabel II, Madrid (ES)

        Articulate Voice, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Invitational, Yokohama (JP)

        Small Narratives – Unreal Presence, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam (NL)

        Present Future, ARTissima, Turin (IT)

        Future Perfect/Senritsu Mirai – Present-Day Art From Japan, Centro Per  L’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato (IT) 2000 Sodium Blindness, APT Gallery, London (UK)

        From A Distance, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris (FR)

        Perfidy, Couvent St. Marie de la Tourette, Lyon (FR); Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge (UK)

        Where Did You Find Me? Incubator, London (UK); James Hockey Gallery, Surrey (UK)

1999 Reflective Surface, Cable Gallery, Helsinki (FI); Fagfabricken, Stockholm  (SW); Photo Gallery, Vienna (AT)

1998 Two Person Show with Tomoko Kubo, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo (JP)

1997 From this moment on..., The Approach, London (UK)

        The Bible of Networking, Konstakuten, Stockholm (SW); Sali Gia Gallery, London (UK); P-House Gallery, Tokyo (JP)

        [traveled until 1999]

1995 Embraceable You, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (UK)

1994 No Vacancies, Hanauer Landstrasse, Frankfurt (DE)

        Group Show, Clove Two Gallery, London (UK)

        MA Mid-Year Show, Chisenhale Gallery, London (UK)

1993Western Exposure, Riverside Studios, London (UK)

1992 Flou, Alternative Space, Paris (FR)

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