Born in Tokyo.
Graduated from Waseda University, majoring in art of the faculty of Literature.
Participated in FotoSession in school days.
After graduation, started on one-man shows, opened the foot gallery 03FOTOS.
Lives in Tokyo.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2015 Biwako , Gallery Main, Kyoto
2013 Horikawa Horizon, Cyukyo University Art Gallery C-Square, Nagoya
2012 seen when too far away Amsterdam, Kurohime, photographers’ gallery, Tokyo
2012 in the plural, Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo
2011 Coming Closer and Getting Further Away, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam
2010 Asako Narahashi, Ilan Engel Gallery, Paris
2009-10 Coming Closer and Getting Further Away, Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2009 half awake and half asleep in the water, Gun Galley, Stockholm
2009 Coming Closer and Getting Further Away, Tokyo Art Museum, Tokyo
2009 funiculi funicula, Port Gallery T, Osaka
2008 half awake and half asleep in the water, Galerie Priska Pasquer, Koeln
2008 another side, Kurenbo, Tokyo
2008 half awake and half asleep in the water, Yossi Milo Gallery, N.Y.
2007 half awake and half asleep in the water 06/07, Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo
2005 half awake and half asleep in the water 04/05, Zeit-Foto Salon, Tokyo
2004 half awake and half asleep in the water, BankART1929, the Holl of Basyamichi, Yokohama
2003 funiculi funicula, photographers’ gallery, Tokyo
2003 half awake and half asleep in the water 2003, il tempo, photographers’ gallery, Tokyo
2002 half awake and half asleep in the water, il tempo, Tokyo
2002 Kabuki no Kuni 02, photographers’ gallery, Tokyo
2001 Recent Works, 03FOTOS, Tokyo
2001 NU-E’ Misterijas Dokumentalitate , Latvijas Fotografijas Muzejs, Riga
2000 Kabuki no Kuni , Studio Ebis Photo Gallery, Tokyo
1999 NU-E–selected in Tokyo, il tempo, Tokyo
1998 NU-E, The Third Gallery Aya, Osaka
1992-97 NU-E series(17 times), 03FOTOS, Tokyo
1992 Umaretuki no Hiru to Yoru, a part of ASG Garanya Final Exhibitions, Nagoya
1991 Kagetomo, 03FOTOS, Tokyo
1990 Mata Yuku Hito, 03FOTOS, Tokyo
1989 Dawn in Spring (3 times), Gallery Kaido, Tokyo
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 Mons 2015 / Regards de Femmes, Mons Maison Folie, Mons
2014 Songs from the Heart, Breda Photo, Breda
2013-14 A Sense of Place, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco
2013 Edo Pop The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints, Japan Society Gallery N.Y.C.
2013 2 years after, Nature, Art, and Requiem, The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Mito
2012 Sweet & Salt Water and the Dutch, Kunsthal Rotterdam
2010 Troubles de l’objectif, Hospice d’ Havre, Tourcoing, France
2010 Summit of the Six, Vanguard Gallery, Shanghai
2009 Japan meets China–Our Future reflected in Contemporary Art, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya
2008 Water in Photography, Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam
2008 Heavy Light, ICP, NY.
2006 Rapt! 20 contemporary artists from Japan, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
2002-03 Black Out : Contemporary Japanese Photography, The Japan Foundation, Roma /Paris/Tokyo
2001-02 Kiss in the Dark , Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo / Marugame Genichiro Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa
1999 TONPU- 8 photographers in Japan, 051 Gallery, Pusan
1998 Eyes of Women Photographers, a part of Tokyo Photography Month ’98, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
1998 Photography Today ; The Absence of Distance, National Film Center, The National Museum of Modern Art , Tokyo
1996-2000 main 2 persons-shows (5 times)
1995-96 Another Reality ; Aspects of Contemporary Photography, Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa
1998 Newcomer’s Award of the Photographic Society of Japan
2003 16th Award of Syashin-no-Kai
2008 24th The Higashikawa Prize ; Domestic Photographer Prize
The National Museum of Modern Art (Tokyo), Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (Tokyo), Houston Museum ( Houston / USA),
San Francisco Modern Museum of Art (San Francisco), J. Paul Getty Museum ( Los Angeles), Shanghai Art Museum (Shanghai / China ),
Hokkaido Higashikawa Town (Hokkaido / Japan), Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum (Okinawa / Japan) , Huis Marseille Museum for Photography(Amsterdam), Joy of Giving Something, BankART 1929