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Invited Artists: Satoru YoshiokaYachiyo ENOMOTOTakashi Hamasaki
gallery 176 Members: TOMONAGA YusukeMATSUBARA YutakaNISHIKAWA Yoshiyasu

Exhibition Duration

from October 4 to 7, 2018


from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm (on last day until 7:00 pm)

*on October 5, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm VIP PARTY


ShinKong Mitsukoshi | Taipei Xinyi Place A9

9F, No. 9 Songshou Road, Taipei 110, Taiwan ROC

≫ TAIWAN PHOTO 2018 (English website)

gallery 176 booklet



Artists Introduction 

Satoru YoshiokaYachiyo ENOMOTOTakashi HamasakiTOMONAGA YusukeMATSUBARA YutakaNISHIKAWA Yoshiyasu

Satoru Yoshioka “synchrotoron sp8”

Artwork Description

“Why do we exist?” is the main theme of the work. In 2005, Satoru Yoshioka started photographing high energy physics laboratories around the world, presented as photographic work. Now he gets researchers around the world as a leading photographer to shoot a research facility, tremendous confidence from the facility officials.

This time, he exhibits the Platinum Print works, the print base: Tosa Washi / Tosahakkinshi, images of the interior of a large synchrotron radiation facility.


Born in 1963, Kochi, Japan

Public collections:
The Museum of Art, Kochi (Japan)
Museum of Photographic Arts (San Diego)

Art Fair:

Selected Individual Exhibitions:
2014 「Sciencescape – Science expands new landscape photography 」 Zuiun-an (Kyoto)
2014 「MECHA-MECHA」 Radi-um von Roentgenwerke AG (Tokyo, Japan)
2014 「Why do we exist? / Visual Study of High Energy Physics / CERN」 Shinjuku Nikon Salon (Tokyo, Japan)


Artwork Detail

Size: 10.6x16cm
Year: 2016
Media: Platinum Palladium print work (printed on Tosa Hakkinshi)

Yachiyo ENOMOTO “20050810”

Artwork Description

In this exhibition, merely you can see the photographs of shoes, clothes, toys, which were belong to a four year old boy, and landscape images around his apartment, where he used to live.

Those his belongings were supposed be used, if he were growing up. Instead, they were not used by him, were hidden in the back of the cupboard for a long time, were not discarded nor given to another child.

11 years, they were in the place where they belong, never forgotten, just stay there. She knew that her beloved one is gone, just she could not face this fact. Because if she admits her loss, this could be as same as the end of her own life.

In the spring of 2016, Yachiyo Enomoto, the mother, an exhibiting photographer, took out his belongings from the box, placed it in front of her camera and started taking photographs of them. Photography as her tool, by using it, she thought she could face her sad memories.


1967 Born in Honjyo city , Saitama, Japan
2014-2017 Photography Course, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto

Solo exhibition:
2017 August “20050810” Roonee 247 fine arts, Tokyo Japan http://www.roonee.jp/exhibition/room1-2/20170712145510
2018 February “20050810” gallery 176 Osaka, Japan https://176.photos/exhibitions/180216/


Artwork Detail

Size: A3+
Year: 2017
Media: inkjet print

Takashi Hamasaki “Traces of time”

Artwork Description

The low peaks of the Rokko Mountains lie to the north of Kobe in JAPAN. This is a popular hiking destination and a summer resort for the wealthy. However, if you deviate from the mountain trail and explore the byroads, you will find abandoned houses, recreation facilities and companies.

I was attracted by the atmosphere that surrounded me when I crossed the entrances. The houses without masters, where people used to spend their lives, started to reflect the boundary between “higan” (“enlightenment”) and “shigan” (“bound by earthly desires”) to me. The memories of those that lived there
seemed to linger; you can even feel the presence of their breath and voices.

I took photos portraits of these houses as beautiful and sublime existence.


1970 Born in Hiroshima, JAPAN.
1995 Graduated from department of art history at KWANSEI GAKUIN University at Hyogo Prefecture.
2011 Offered the 1st prize of B&W section in 2011 in ASAHI CAMERA monthly photo contest.
2013 8 images and short essay appeared in “SEKAI”no.843 (monthly magazine by IWANAMI SHOTEN).
2013 Sellected the menber of photographer participated in portfolio review in Mt,Rokko International Photo Festival.
2014 Participated in Mt,Rokko International Photo Festival Official Event Portfolio exhibition in TOKYO.
2015 Published in the first book “ATO NO ATO (Traces of Time) “ by TOSEISHA in JAPAN.
2016 Participated in a group Exhibition of photography and eight emerging photographers in portfolio book format in ZEN FOTO GALLERY.
2018 Solo Exhibition “ATO NO ATO (Traces of Time) “ in gallery 176 in Osaka.

Artwork Detail

Size: 11×14inch
Year: 2010-2015
Media: gelatin silver print

TOMONAGA Yusuke “cat”

Artwork Description

Photographs of the stray cats, they possess the fascination of the fearless faces and the powerful eyes.


1972 Born in Osaka
1994 Completed Beijing Dian Ying Xue Yuan in China
1996-97 Assistant director for Movie Director Mr.Kazuo Hara in Shisso Production
1998-99 Assistant for Recording engineer, Yutaka Turumaki and Osamu Takizawa at YURTA Company
2000 Completed Tokyo Polytechnic University photograph course
2000 Participated in Workshop “CORPUS ”the 16stage
2001 Completed Inter Medium Institute

2000 “Beijing Solution ”― Konica Plaza, Tokyo
2006 “Beijing Solution ”― krafte, Osaka
2007 “Okinawa Island ”― gallery lagalerie, Osaka
2008 “Staring at the world with diversified eyes ”― HANARE, Hyogo
2017「My photos with will and wish」 gallery176, Osaka

2001 “The 17 th HITOTSUBO Photo Exhibition ”― Guardian Garden, Tokyo
2007 “ New visions of Japanese Photography ”― Refind nest gallery, Shanghai, China
2014 “ Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Art 20th Anniverasry Commemorative Exhibition: Basically. Forever”― Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo
2017 TAIWAN PHOTO 2017 “Staring at the world with diversified eyes”― ShinKong Mitsukoshi, Taipei, Taiwan

1999 Tokyo Polytechnic University Fox-Talbot Prize Fine Work
2000 Tokyo Polytechnic University photograph course Excellent prize

1999 Tokyo Polytechnic University gallery, Tokyo
2000 Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Yamanashi
2001 Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Yamanashi
2003 Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Yamanashi
2006 Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, Shanghai

Artwork Detail

Size: 100x150mm
Year: 2018
Media: Gelatin silver print

MATSUBARA Yutaka “Local public bath” / “Osore-zan”

Artwork Description “Local public bath”

In Japan, there are unique mass culture places called “Sento (public bath)”.
I am currently taking documentary photographs of “Sento” in place where I live, Mie prefecture (known for Ise Jingu and Suzuka Circuit).
“Sento” are decreasing due to aging of facilities and managers, but there are a lot of male bath and female bath with different wall drawings, which makes the design also to be interesting and pleasant.
Also, could find historical marks in old “Sento”, expressing the passage of time and lived-in feeling, from old, long time used peculiar places (like cracked tiles lining on the wall).
Will present Japan’s mass culture, “Sento”, which soon may disappear, by detailed documentary photographs.

Shot by 4 x 5 inch camera with analog film

Artwork Detail

Size: 8 x 10 inch, 5 x 7 inch
Year: 2006 – 2017 (shoot), 2016 – 2018 (print)
Media: inkjet print

Artwork Description “Osore-zan”

“Osore-Zan” is one of the three Japanese hollow place, located in the Shimokita Peninsula of Aomori Prefecture, Northeast area of Honshu. Also known as an active volcano area with the sulfur dioxide smell and has hot spa. A volcano area with bumpy caldera landform is a mysterious place in the island country, Japan. Also called as “Reizan (hollow mountain)” and could feel the border between life and death as it exists.
Kindly see the landscape of the active volcano area, also located in the island country, Taiwan.

Artwork Detail

Size: 8 x 10 inch
Year: 1999 (shoot), 2017 – 2018 (print)
Media: gelatin silver print


Born in Mie Prefecture in 1967, graduated from a photography vocational school and became freelance after photographer assistant, etc.
Currently living in Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, creating photographs.

2013 record shooting person in charge of the 62nd Ise Jingu Shikinen Sengu (Gosengu Countermeasure Committee)
Nagoya Visual Arts (vocational school) part-time teacher
Member of Japan Professional Photographers Society
Member of gallery 176, Osaka

Photography book, Book:
2011 photography book “Mura no Kioku (Memory of the Village)” (Gettosha) publication

Joint authorship:
2012 photography book “Ikiru” – Post TSUNAMI – (Japan Professional Photographers Society/ compilation)
2015 Joint authorship with Mr. Keiji Ueshima, religious anthropologist “What is Ise Jingu” (Shueisha Visual Shinsho) publication

Solo exhibition:
2011 photography exhibition “Mura no Kioku (Memory of the Village)” at Nikon Salon (Shinjuku, Tokyo, and Osaka)
2014 photography exhibition “Roji no Yu (Sento in Alley)” at HCL Nagoya Gallery (Nagoya)
2017 photography exhibition “Local public bath” at gallery 176 (Osaka)
2018 photography exhibition “Aomori” at gallery 176 (Osaka)

Group exhibition:
2012 photography exhibition “Ikiru” – Post TSUNAMI – (Tokyo, Sendai, and Germany Photokina)
2017 TAIWAN PHOTO 2017 “Local public bath” at Shin Kong Mitsukoshi (Taipei, Taiwan)
2018 TAIWAN PHOTO 2018 “Local public bath” and “Osore-zan” at Shin Kong Mitsukoshi (Taipei, Taiwan)

“Kaiwai (Area)” kalasbooks

2012 Tsu City (Mie Prefecture) Cultural Incentive Award


NISHIKAWA Yoshiyasu “plants”

Artwork Description

We find many kinds of plants while we live every day.

– Flowers decorating in the room / plants in the room
– Hedges, street trees and weeds at the roadside / plants in the city
– Trees and moss in the Japanese garden / plants in the garden

In this work, I quietly cut out the behavior of these plants.


1967 Born in Fukui, Japan
1986-1990 Studied about landscape architecture at Chiba University
1990-1996 Worked at several landscape design offices in Tokyo
1996-1999 Worked at University of Southeastern Philippines in Davao, Philippines as JOCV/JICA Volunteer
2000- freelance photographer and designer in Osaka
2016- member of “gallery 176”, photography gallery in Osaka

Solo exhibition:
2017 “Kodomo Karuta” gallery 176 (Osaka, Japan)

Group exhibition:
2016 176 reborn “stones” gallery 176 (Osaka, Japan)
2017 TAIWAN PHOTO 2017 “garden materials” ShinKong Mitsukoshi (Taipei, Taiwan)


Artwork Detail

Size: A4 210x297mm, A5 148x210mm
Year: 2009-2018
Media: archival pigment print (inkjet print)