bio

Motoyuki Daifu
1985 Born in Tokyo
2007 Visual Arts Tokyo graduation


Prize
2017 NISSAN ART AWARD nomination
2013 Prix Pictet "Consumption" nomination
2008 NikonSalon "juna21" nomination 
2007 29th"Hitotsubo"Award nomination / Tokyo Recruit GuardianGarden


Solo Exhibitions
2018  / Tokyo MISAKO&ROSEN
2016 nothing happen, peaceful day / Tokyo Recruit GuardianGarden
2014 Still Life / Tokyo MISAKO&ROSEN
2014 My Family is a Pubis, so I cover them in Pretty Panties / LA Little Big Man Gallery
2013 Daifu's room / Tokyo Pocke
2013 Project Family / Tokyo TSUTAYA Daikanyama
2013 Mother portrait / Tokyo Vacant 
2012 Lovesody / NY Lombard-Freid Project
2011 Motoyuki Daifu  / Tokyo Otomeshi
2010 Lovesody / WEB GALLERY FFLLAATT
2009 The family is a pubis, so I cover it with pretty panties / Tokyo Vacant
2008 Family / Tokyo NikonSalon


Group Exhibitions
2017 NISSN ART AWARD / Kanagawa BankART
2017 DongGang International Photo Festival / Korea Donggang Museum of Photography
2017 the amana collection / Tokyo IMA concept store
2017 Folds of Belonging / Australia King George Square Car Park
2017 Condocomplex / London UnionPacific
2016 Japanese Photography from Postwar to Now / San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
2016 Saiyonara Kaidan / Tokyo MISAKO&ROSEN
2016 New Material / San Francisco Casemore Kirkeby
2016 Imprisoned, Jailbreak Imprisoned, Jailbreak / Tokyo Sunday
2015 The John Riepenhoff Experience / Tokyo MISAKO&ROSEN
2015 THE SPRING CLEANING / NY LAUNDROMAT AT 168 ELIZABETH
2014 Prix Pictet "Consumption" / London Victoria and Albert Museum
2014 Photography Now! / Tokyo IMA concept store
2013 GLOBAL PHOTO COLLABORATIONS VICE JAPAN / Tokyo DIESEL ART GALLERY
2012 SPACE CADET Actual Exhibition#1 / Tokyo TURNER GALLERY
2012 Motoyuki Daifu×Nobuyoshi Araki / Tokyo Vacant
2012 Motoyuki Daifu×Ken Kagami / Tokyo strenge store
2011 PACIFIC / LA Scion Installation 
2011 Minor Cropping May Occur / NY Lombard-Freid Project
2010 #7「untitled/image」/ Tokyo CULTIVATE
2009 “wrong dance,right steps”/ Tokyo Vacant
2007 29th "Hitotsubo" Photography Competition / Tokyo recruit,GuardianGarden


Art Fairs
2017 Frieze NewYork
2016 NADA Maiami
2015 Paris Photo LA
2015 Art Rotterdam
2014 Frieze London
2014 Paris Photo LA
2013 Tokyo ART FAIR
2012 HK ART FAIR
2012 VIP ART FAIR


Publications
2017 untitled(surround)#8,9,10 (zine), Self 
2016 STILL LIFE, Newfave
2016 Two Perspectives on Tokyo(zine), Newfave
2016 untitled(surround)#4 #5 (zine), Free magazine 
2016 untitled(surround)#1,2,3,6,7 (zine), Self 
2013 Project Family, Dashwood Books
2012 Motoyuki Daifu×Ken Kagami(zine), Self
2012 Lovesody, Little Big Man Books
2011 MASTERPIECE(zine), Self
2009 Family(zine), Zine’s Mate



Public Collections 
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
KADIST collection
amana collection




Selected Press
Twin#14(UK) / Musée magazine issue No.16(NY) /  Zug magazine No.11(HUN) / purple FASHION magazine #24(FRA) / Foam magazine#40(NED) / ELEPHANT magazine(NED) / Slate.fr(FRA) / Blow magazine(IRL) / the new yorker(USA) / W magazine(USA) / Huffington Post(USA) / NY TIMES(USA) / the journal(USA) / Vice(USA) / WSJ(USA) / ele-king(JP) / NYLON (JP) / Satellite Voices(JP) / Myspace from jp(JP) / SO-EN(JP) / SPACE SHOWER TV(JP) / IMA(JP)