Branch on the Head

PhotographerCopyright by Yukari Chikura
PrizeFine Art / People_FA
Entry Description

People living in the desert of Rajasthan in India people. They are carrying the branch on the head.

About Photographer

Yukari Chikura Born in Tokyo/Japan, starts to play the piano at the age of 3. After graduated from Musashino Music University, she has started her music career as music composer and arranger. At the same time, she work for as Designer, Programmer, Teacher, System Engineer. She won some prize of photography. Such as National Geographic. But after that, I could not continue my photography. From this year, I have started photography again. Photography is my life. I would like to create "new arts" , with using of my various experience. [Photography Awards (Winning a prize)] ■ NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC INTERNATIONAL CONTEST 2008:Highest award ■ WPO (Sony World Photography Awards) 2013: National Award 3rd Place. ■ WPO (Sony World Photography Awards 2013: Open Commended ) for "OBSERVANCE". ■ WPO (Sony World Photography Awards 2013: Open Commended ) for "Smile of Kabuki Girls". ■ WPO (Sony World Photography Awards 2013: Open Commended ) for "Smile of Fukushima Brides". ■ NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO CONTEST 2012:Outstanding Performance Award ■ JPS 2008 : Highest award ■ EPSON Photo Grand Prix 2007 : Second award ■ NIKATEN2008 : EPSON Award ■ NIKATEN2009 ■YOMIURI PHOTO CONTEST 2007 (DIGITAL ART CATEGORY) etc.. [Exhibition (Photograph, Painting)] ■ Canon Gallery Ginza,Tokyo( 2013 )(solo exhibition) ■ Canon Gallery Umeda,Osaka( 2013 )(solo exhibition) ■ Canon Gallery Nagoya,Aichi( 2013 )(solo exhibition) ■ Canon Gallery Sendai,Miyagi( 2013 )(solo exhibition) ■ Canon Gallery Sapporo,Hokkaido( 2013 )(solo exhibition) ■ FUJI Film Photo Salon ■ Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space [Exhibition for Prize Winner( Photograph, Art)] ■ The National Art Center , Tokyo ■ Tokyo Metropolitan Museum ■ Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art ■ Aichi Arts Center ■ Hiroshima Aster Plaza ■ FUJI Film Photo Salon ■ epSITE [Music Award] ■Music Composer rookie award