Takashi Arai

Yokohama, JAPAN

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Born and raised in Kawasaki, Takashi Arai began his carrier as a professional photographer in 2003. Takashi has been studying daguerreotype process by himself and is known as a unique contemporary daguerreotypist in Japan.
Takashi is a lecturer at Tokyo Collage of Photography and a part-time lecturer at Kyoto University of Art and Design. His daguerreotype was registered for the permanent collection of Musée Adrien Mentienne in France in 2010.

*Recent exhibitions and public projects:
2012 ""Photography Now vol.4" MOMAT, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
2012 "Here and There - 明日の島" Nikon Salon Ginza, Tokyo.
2012 "Dream of Images" Beijing Timeless Gallery, Beijing.
2011 "Mirrors in Our Nights" Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki.
2006 "Rendezvous on Mirror" Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama.

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  1. Artpace San Antonio
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