artist based in self portrait photography, video, installation

born 1974 spent childhood in rio de janeiro in brasil

now living in hitachi

studied fine art at central saint martins and fashion photography at london college of fashion
short listed photographer at 17th hyeres international fashion and photography festival in 2002

collaborating with Loewe for Loewe book art directed by mmparis and Jonathan Anderson for ss18 and aw18/19

represented by LITTLE BiG MaN Gallery in USA

please contact:LITTLE BiG MaN Gallery for more information and prints sales

Nick Haymes
(917) 361-5039

1427 E. 4th Street
Unit 2
Los Angeles CA, 90033


2018/oct 27- Nov 4th
Dover Street Market, installation of twins "There is only one Fumiko" for SSAW magazine wearing Vuokko in finland, Tokyo, Japan
2018/sep 8-30
Images Vevey, installation of twins "we oui!", Vevey, Switzerland
2017/Mar 20
exhibition of "we oui!" with books, Tokyo, Book Marc, Japan
2016/Sep 23-25
group exhibition, Plexus, the project 8-Ball Community at Unseen Niche Amsterdam,curated by Lele Saveli, Holand
2016/Jun 26- July 7
group exhibition, Mossless 4 public/ private /portrait, Deli gallery, NY, USA
2016/May 13- July 2
group exhibition, New Material, 8 japanese photographer, Casemore kirkeby gallery, San Francisco, USA
2015-6/December 17-10thJan
group exhibition, a nice magazine issue2 launch exhibition, two photographs, London, ditto press, England
2015/November 12-15
PARIS PHOTO, photographs, represented by LITTLE BiG MaN Gallery, Paris, Gland Palais, France
2015/July 11th - August 31st
group Exhibition, A LIE ABOUT A LIE; A TRUTH ABOUT THE TRUTH curated by tyrone lebon, photographs,LITTLE BiG MaN Gallery, Los Angels, USA
2015/feb 17th - march 1st
solo Exhibition, i shot myself, photographs&installation,Utrecht ,tokyo, Japan
2015/feb 4th - march 28
group Exhibition, A LIE ABOUT A LIE; A TRUTH ABOUT THE TRUTH curated by tyrone lebon, photographs,gradstpne hotel,toronto, Canada
2014/august 29th - 3rdsep
Exhibition with LY, kill kill picnic, photographs&installation,Rocket,tokyo, Japan
2014/august 15th - july21st
Solo Exhibition, intermission , photographs&installation,Shashinkousha,tokyo, Japan
2014/june 11th - july15th
Solo Exhibition,i do it myself!,archival works and new works,photographs&paintings,ISETAN department store,tokyo, Japan
2014/june 3rd - 15th
Solo Exhibition,im hungry!,12 portraits of animals,painting,utrecht now idea,tokyo, Japan
2014/april 18th - 29th
Solo Exhibition,im hungry!,12 portraits of animals,painting,gallery taiga,nagoya, Japan
2014/march 9th - april 6th
Solo Exhibition,"i do it myself-self portraiture 1999-2014"&installation "don't stop being you!",
cafe trigger,art tower mito( contemporary art center mito) , part of high school week program at "expanding fashion",mito, Japan
Group Exhibition,vice global collaboration,collaborated with miri matsufuji,diesel art gallery,tokyo, Japan
2013/april 13th - june 2nd
Solo Exhibition,plants and me, figue, Tokyo, Japan
2013/march 3rd-14th
group Exhibition, blanc page, showing video installation "braking heart", atsuko barough, Tokyo, Japan
2013/march 23rd-7th april
Solo Exhibition,lost and found in my heart, accessories and archive exhibition, opening ceremony shibuya 5f, Tokyo, Japan
LA book fair,zine's mate, LA, united states
Solo Exhibition, my name is passion, le lieu, Tokyo, Japan
group exhibition, ink link,exhibiting original scarves and video, and catalogue, viewing room harajyuku, Tokyo, Japan
tokyo art book fair, Tokyo, Japan
Solo Exhibition, fumiko imano Singaporeana!, Utrecht Now Idea, Tokyo, Japan
2012/June 22th-25th
twins film, ASVOFF MILAN, Italy
Group Exhibition, " Triple Fantasy",mimi space, Taipei, Taiwan
Group Exhibition, "Triple Fantasy", new accident, kanazawa, Japan
2012/15-24 Feb
Solo Exhibition, "We Oui!", Singapore,National Museum of Singapore, M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2012
Group Exhibition, "Triple Fantasy", with kotori kawashima and eiki mori, Shashin Kousha, Tokyo, Japan
"HOUYHNHNMGirls", polaroid exhibition with hanayo, Impossible project, Tokyo, Japan
Solo Exhibition, New Accident Gallery, Kanazawa, Japan
2011/15-18 July
Group Exibition, The Tokyo Art Book Fair 2011, Feminine - Artists' Publications by Women in the U.S. and Japan, Japan, 3331 Arts Chiyoda gallery space
FASHIonFILM,video "I Hate Photography!"and "yes",screening at Rooftop Cinema, Australia, Melbourne
"hirondelle", wearable sculptures, utrecht/nowidea/amoule.Tokyo.
"rubbish or treasure",video,travel around the world with diane pernet's ASVOFF. Paris. Mexico. Russia.Denmark. New York(Scorp). Korea. Italy
NY Art Book Fair, "I hate Photography!", self publication,Zine's Mate Booth
Zine's Mate art book fair Tokyo,"I Hate Photography!", self publication
"Icelandic Tour of Me!", photographs&videos,SEQUENCES 2008 Real Time Art Festival, Belleville. Reykjavik. Iceland
"dream closet",video, Victoria&Albert Museum, French Conection Friday Late Close Up Fashion Photography Fashion Film. London
"Fumiko Imano 1974-2004", Summer Reading an exhibition featuring a unique library of artist books, Capricious Space. New York
"Im in the world", book sculpture, Our space CREAM 5th anniversary exhibition. Hong Kong
"real closet", video,, Political Fashion project by Nick Knight. London
Swedish TV ZTV website,video project with eskils junker film, "twins video", Stockholm, Sweden
4th Anniversary of CREAM, In Other Words 2. Hong Kong.
Solo exhibition : I look at you. Ideal Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
Dix Ans D'Image de Mode sous la direction de Michel Mallard. Strasbourg, France.
Retro-prospective : Years of Photography at the Hyères international fashion festival. Chambéry, France.
Shuttered Love. Keith Talent Gallery, London, England.
Dream Closet., London, England.
17th Festival International des Arts de la Mode. Villa Noailles, Hyères, France.
Boxflesh/Lomo. Public Life, London, England.
Customised jeans, exhibition. Levi's Shop Cinch, London, England.


•July,2018, LOEWE BOOK, Autumn &Winter 2018-2019, featuring Liya Kebede and twins by fumiko imano, Published by LOEWE directed by MM Paris, edition 1000
•Jan, 2018, LOEWE BOOk,Spring Summer 2018 featuring Saskia de Brauw and twins by fumiko imano, Published by LOEWE directed by MM Paris, edition 1000
•Mar, 2017, "We Oui!", first publication by publisher, USA, by Little Big Man Books, 200 pages, edition of 500
•Sep,2016,SSAW magazine, UK,Finland,10 pages photo story
•June, 2016, Mossless 4 public/private/portrait, USA, curated by Romke Hoogwaerts and Charlotte Cotton in collaboration with ICP
•April, 2016, The Ingenue Magazine, UK , Issue3, 8pages photo story wearing charles anastase s/s 2016
•December, 2015, A Nice Magazine, UK , Issue2, 8pages photos
•November, 2015, Near East Istanbul Magazine, Turkish magazine, 12pages photo essay
•Jan, 2015, subway magazine, Holland&Brazil, #3, 2pages, "im hungry!" paintings and interview
•November, 2014, mekuru magazine,Japan, photo issue, 3pages interview and photographs
•September, 2014, obscura magazine, Hong Kong,8 pages, photographs, words
•November, 2013, VICE Japan, Photo issue, COVER GIRL, 8pages, collaboration with miri matsufuji, japanese magazine
•June,2013, buffalo, interview, 3pages, Spainish magazine
•April, 2013,EROERO, ero-zine 04, 10pages+interview, Korean magazine
•October, 2012, inklink cataloge, shooting for meme, Japan
•Jan,2012, Ibaraki News Paper,Japan, article
•November 2011, Vision Magazine, China, 10pages interview and images
•August 2011, "circa", b/w book, art directed by rupert smyth, published by new accident
•July 2011, "I am difficult to make", self published hand made wild yeast bread book, Japan
• Zakka Catalogue,Japan,soft toys,July 2010
• Under/Current Magazine,England,"dawn of fumiko",12pages fashion story,May 2010
• MODERNES 20 years of ANDAM contemporary fashion by Florence Muller, published by naive, France, photographs of twins,October 2009
• I Hate Photography!,Japan, self-published zine, March 2009
• Missbehave Magazine,United States,Issue no.7, 1page Interview and photographs, June 2008
• Now, A project by Rupert Smyth, Hallso,Germany,"baguette orchestra",2007
• Cream Magazine, Hong Kong, Issue8, Our Space, interview and photography, 4pages, November 2007
• Lula Magazine, England, issue 3, 1page interview and photography, 2006
• Invitation card and poster for Ideal Berlin Showroom, July 2006.
• Cream Magazine HK, May 2006.
• Exhibition catalogue Dix Ans d'Image de Mode sous la direction de Michel Mallard, November 2005.
• Self-publication, fumiko imano 1974-2004, 40 pages, March 2005.
Capricious, Issue 2.
• Miser&Now, Issue 3.
BIG, Issue 52.
• Dune, March 2004 issue.
• Nylon Japan, Issue 1.
• Sensation, Photo book, by Patrick Remy June 2003.
• Fascion, Issue 1. Sweden
• Marmalade, Issue 0.
• So-en, September 2002 issue.
• Minimix, Issue 15.
• Dutch, July 2002 issue.