Award Winners Exhibition 2014- Outline

Exhibition of the 30th Higashikawa Award Winners

Overseas Photographer Award
Jorma Puranen
Domestic Photographer Award
New Photographer Award
Gentaro Ishizuka
Special Photographer Award
Koji Sakai
Hidano Kazuemon Award
Tazuko Masuyama

9 August (Sat.) – 3 September (Wed.), 2014
Higashikawa Bunka Gallery, Hokkaido
10:00-17:30 (except August 9, 15:00-21:00)
Open every day during the exhibition period
¥200 (¥100 for residents) *Free on 9 and 10 August

Organize: The Town of Photography: Higashikawa
Address: 1-19-8 Higashi-machi, Higashikawa-cho, Kamikawa-gun, 071-1423 Hokkaido
Tel: (+81)-(0)166-82-4700
Fax: (+81)-(0)166-82-4704

Event Schedule

9 August (Sat.)
14:00~14:45 Award Ceremony
15:30-17:00 Opening Reception
10 August (Sun.)

13:00~17:30 Panel Discussion

Panelists: award winners, judges and guests

Organaized by
The Town of Photography Higashikawa Executive Committee
[The Town of Photography Higashikawa, Higashikawa Tourism Association, JA (Japan Agricultural Cooperatives) Higashikawa, Higashikawa Commerce and Industry Association]

With the assistance of

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Ministry of the Environment, AGENCY FOR CULTURAL AFFAIRS, Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau, Hokkaido Government、Hokkaido Board of Education, Asahikawa City, The Photographic Society of Japan, Japan Professional Photographers Society, Japan Advertising Photographer’s Association, Japan photo culture association, Japan Travel Photographers Association, THE ALL-JAPAN ASSOCIATION OF PHTOGRAPHIC SOCIETIES, Photographers Federation of Japan, Hokkaido Tourism Organization, The Hokkaido Shimbun Press, THE MAINICHI NEWSPAPERS, The Asahi Shimbun Press Hokkaido Branch, THE YOMIURI SHIMBUN HOKKAIDO BRANCH, The Nikkei Asahikawa bureau, STⅤ, HTB, TVH, UHB, AIR-G’ FM Hokkaido, FM NORTH WAVE

Sponsored by

EPSON SALES JAPAN CORPORATION, Canon Marketing Japan Inc., SIGMA CORPORATION、START Lab Inc., NIKON CORPORATION, NIKON IMAGING JAPAN INC., FUJIFILM Imaging Systems Co., Ltd. , SanDisk Limited, Cosmos International, JAPAN PHOTO AND VIDEO ACCESSORY ASSOCIATION, Shiseido Co.,Ltd, Japan Camera Industry Institute, Sony Corporation, Sony Marketing (Japan) Inc. , AMS Corporation, Taisetsu Water Resources Conservation Co.Ltd, Art Gallery M84, Hasselblad Japan, Manfrotto Distribution KK, mont-bell Co., Ltd. , HORIUCHI COLOR LTD, RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. , Photographers’ Laboratory

Special thanks to

Frame Visual Art Finland, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte

  • From the series of “The Durian Fanatics”

    Jorma Puranen

    Imaginary Homecoming, 8


  • Untitled (From the series of ”Illuminance”)

    NOGUCHI Rika

    Hand and Rainbow


  • pyongyang, north korea

    Gentaro Ishizuka



  • From the series of “Sakuan, Matapaan -  Hokkaido”

    Koji Sakai

    From the series “Sight Seeing”


  • Shoushine boy, Kokusai Street

    Tazuko Masuyama

    Teacher and Student at Tsuka Branch School


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