Kishin Shinoyama - VIRGIN LISA 254*203 1970 Gelatin Silver Print
Born in 1940, Tokyo, Japan. Photographer. Beginning his career while studying in department of photography in Nippon University, he won the Advertising Photographer’s Assosiation Award and other prizes. After working in the advertising company; Light Publisity, he started to work as a freelance photographer from 1968. His work is renowned for taking portraits of the most recognized people of our time such as, Momoe Yamaguchi, John Lennon&Yoko Ono and Rie Miyazawa. In his “Gekisha” and “Shinorama” pieces, he keeps capturing the time with new modes of expression and new technologies. With his recent multi-media project; digi+KISHIN, all done digitally, he brings a new perspective to the both fields of photography and motion picture.