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幸田大地写真展 Forest / background

Daichi Koda Photo Exhibition

 Gallery Pictor(ギャラリーピクトル)では、2019年11月30日(土)〜12月21日(土)まで、幸田大地の写真展 Forest / background を開催します。

 視覚によって像として結ばれるもの、その真実性と写真との関係を問いながら制作をつづける写真家・幸田大地。“Forest” では、漆黒の森を撮影することにより、神秘性に近づく手段としての写真の可能性を探り、その時の試みが、「亡き母のポートレイトを撮影する」という次なる挑戦、”background” へと繋がっていきます。

 ”background” は、新人写真家の登竜門として定着している公募展・写真新世紀※(主催:キヤノン株式会社)2019年度優秀賞を受賞。本展では、受賞作 “background” と、表現手法としてその前身となった “Forest” の2つのシリーズを展示します。



  We are going to have the Photo Exhibition of Daichi Koda, “Forest / background,” from Saturday, Nov. 30 through Saturday, Dec. 21.

  Daichi Koda has been working looking into the relation between a photo and the truth developed in human eyes. In “Forest” he took a forest sunk in the dark to sound capability of photo how to approach a mystic. The try lead to his next challenge, “background,” in which he “took a picture of late mother of his.”

  The work “background” won the Excellence Award in the open *the 2019 New Cosmos of Photography (sponsored by Canon Co. Ltd.), which is acknowledged as a passport for new comers. Our exhibition here presents the two series, the prize-awarded “background” and “Forest”, its predecessor as a way of expression.

*New Cosmos of Photography : A project for culture support by Canon Co. Ltd. ; founded in 1991 aiming at finding fresh talent who step into new fields of photo.

Artist Statement








– 幸田大地


It seems that, while beginning to talk about the past, 

I focus upon something new which looms.

My mother passed away to give me an incentive to produce “Forest” and “background.”

Words, light, the flesh, and memory.

Photos are always to record something for the human beings.  

– Daichi Koda



background, 2019 © Daichi Koda
Forest, 2019 © Daichi Koda





幸田大地 (詳しいプロフィールはこちら

1983年生まれ。2009年日本写真芸術学会奨励賞(上野彦馬賞内)、同年日本ドキュメンタリー写真ユースコンテスト優秀賞。国内外で個展、グループ展を開催。2019年に私家版の写真集 “Forest”と”background” を発行。”background” が写真新世紀2019年度優秀賞に選出される。



 会期  : 2019年11月30日(土) − 12月21日(土)

 時間  : 11:00 〜 18:00

 休廊日 : 毎週月曜日(祝日の月曜も休廊)

 会場  : Gallery Pictor





 会期 : 2019年10月19日(土)~11月17日(日)

 時間 : 10:00~18:00(木・金曜日は20:00まで)

 休館日: 毎週月曜日(11月4日(月振休)は開館および11月5日(火)は休館)

 会場 : 東京都写真美術館 地下1階 展示室

 入場料: 無料

 出展者: 優秀賞受賞者7名、佳作受賞者14名





Daichi Koda (See details *Linking to external web site)

Born in 1983. 2009 Encourage Prize by the Japan Society for Arts and History of Photography (Hikoma Ueno Prize). The Excellence Award of the Japan Documentary Photo Youth Contest in the same year. Held/joined solo exhibitions and group exhibitions inside and out of the nation. Published private books “Forest” and “background.” The Excellence Award of the 2019 New Cosmos of Photography was awarded to “background”


Basic information of exhibition

  Duration :Sat, 30th November – Sat, 21st Dicember, 2019

  Open hours: 11:00 – 18:00

  Close on every Monday.

  Venue : Gallery Pictor


Other Information

  The 2019 New Cosmos of Photography Tokyo Exhibition will present Excellence Award-winning works by seven artists and Honorable Mention works by 14 artists at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum. (Click to see the detailed information)

  Date : Saturday, October 19 – Sunday, November 17, 2019

                 10:00 – 18:00

                 Open Thursday and Friday until 20:00

                 Closed on Monday

                 (if Monday is a national holiday or a substitute holiday, it is the next day)

  Venue : Tokyo Photographic Art Museum (Exhibition Room on B1F)

  Admission Free

  Exhibiting artists – Seven Excellence Award winners and 14 Honorable Mention winners