Biography

Noritaka Minami isa photographer based in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in ArtPractice in 2004 and graduated from the University of California, Irvine witha MFA in Studio Art in 2011.  Minami is currently an AssistantProfessor of Photography at Loyola University Chicago.  He has also taught photography at HarvardUniversity, Wellesley College, the School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Universityof California, Berkeley, and University of California, Irvine.  He is a recipient of grants from thePollock-Krasner Foundation, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in theFine Arts, and the Durfee Foundation.  In2015, he published a monograph titled “1972– Nakagin Capsule Tower” (Kehrer Verlag), which received the 2015Architectural Book Award from the Deutsches Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt,Germany.  Solo exhibitions of his workshave been held at UCLA Department ofArchitecture and Urban Design, Griffin Museum of Photography, and UC Merced ArtGallery.  His forthcoming soloexhibition will open at Kana Kawanishi Gallery in Tokyo, Japan inApril 2018.  His works have also been exhibited ingroup shows at Aperture (New York), SomersetHouse (London), Photo Basel (Basel), Mills Gallery (Boston), NewWight Gallery (Los Angeles), and Kearney Street Workshop (San Francisco).  He has participated in artist residencies atthe Center for Photography at Woodstock, Art & Architecture Aradin Arad, Israel, and LATITUDE in Chicago.  Minami’s works areheld in the collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, UCLAArchitecture and Urban Design, and Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago.

Noritaka Minami CV

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