Tamami Iinuma (photography_architecture_artist book)


Tamami Iinuma was born in Tokyo, lives and works in Tokyo, Leipzig and Paris.

Academic Qualifications

2018・Doctor of Fine Arts at Tokyo National University of the Arts
2008-2010・Guest Student at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig
2008・Master of Arts at Tama Art University
2006・Bachelor of Arts at Musashino Art University

Solo Exhibitions

2018・Momentary Architecture at Pola Museum / Atrium Gallery, Hakone
2017・House of Architecture at Roppongi Hills Club presented by Mori Museum, Tokyo
2016・JAPAN IN DER DDR-Mitte Berlin at the studio of Thibaut de Ruyter, Berlin
2016・歌う建築を聴く- architecture singing at Tsutaya Books, Kyoto and Tokyo
2016・JAPAN IN DER DDR at Motto Books Berlin
2016・The 3rd Architecture - book, maison and forest at Post Books Tokyo
2015・From Le Corbusier to Mayekawa at Nikon Salon Tokyo and Osaka
2015・PASSAGE / Colonne at Cite Internationale des Arts Paris
2015・PASSAGE / Agence de Voyage at Cite Internationale des Arts Paris

singular participation to Art Book Fairs

2018・MISS READ at Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin
2018・Fruit Exhibition at Palazzo Re Enzo Bologna
2017・Friends with Books at Hamburger Bahnhof Berlin
2016・Friends with Books at Hamburger Bahnhof Berlin
2015・Friends with Books at Hamburger Bahnhof Berlin
2014・MISS READ at Art Berlin Contemporary

Group Shows

2018・Requiem for a Failed State at Halle 14 Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Spinnerei Leipzig, curated by Michael Arzt
2017・Publishing as an Artistic Toolbox 1989-2017 at Kunsthalle Wien
2017・3 days exhibition at Sezon Art Gallery, Tokyo
2017・Chemin de Fer at Centre Régional de la Photographie, Nord Pas-de-Calais, France curated by Thibaut DE RUYTER
2016・PASSAGE 2 at Werkschauhalle Spinnere Leipzig curated by Ilina Koralova and Isabelle Bertolotti
2016・Tres+Tres (3+3) at Spanish Embassy in Tokyo
2016・IMA Gallery Collection at IMA Gallery Tokyo
2016・YOKO ONO LUMIÈRE DE L'AUBE at Musee d’Art Contemporarin Lyon
2015・PASSAGE at Capitainerie curated by Ilina Koralova and Isabelle Bertolotti
2015・WERKSCHAU 2015 at WERKSCHAU / Baumwolle Spinnerei Leipzig
2015・STEP OUT ! The New Japanese Photographers at IMA Gallery Tokyo
2015・The New Visions at Pola Museum Annex, Tokyo
2014・VvK9 / Coincidental Perception at Kunst Arzt gallery, Kyoto
2014・THE EXPOSED #7 at G/P+g3 gallery, Tokyo
2013・SPACE CADET Actual Exhibition #2 at Turner Gallery, Tokyo
2012・European Cultural Capital, Guimarães noc noc at Museum Alberto Sampaio Extention, Guimarães
2012・The 5th International Fotobook Festival at Le Bal, Paris
2011・conditioned air at AKIBA TAMABI 21, Tokyo
2010・Rundgang at Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig
2009・Japan Media Art Festival 2008 at The National Art Center Tokyo
2008・Tama Art University Graduation Show 2007 at BankArt1929, Yokohama
2006・Musashino Art University Graduation Exhibition at Musashino Art University, Tokyo

Text Production

2018・"Ginza in the Eyes" for the magazine "The Crown Book 2018SS" by Saegusa
2017・"Le Corbusier’s landscape in typography - how book became architecture ?" as Doctoral Thesis at Tokyo National University of the Arts
2015・"JAPAN IN DER DDR #01 Interhotel Merkur Leipzig" for the exibition calatog STADT / BILD -
Images of City by Cooperation by Berlinische Galerie, Deusche Bank Kunsthalle, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, and Nationalgalerie-Staatlische Museen zu Berlin


2017・Audi Magazine
(German car company Audi’s magazine, Japanese edition. Tamami Iinuma is in charge of photographic material of Audi's new model Q2. cover image, poster and snapshots with Q2 in Japan)

(Japanese magazine for work-style and office interir published by Kokuyo. Tamami Iinuama is in charge of its photographic material of whole issue vol.11 : The next step for startup city Berlin)

2017・MIND Magazine
(Chinese magazine for art and life-style published by MIND Group. “Salute, Bruno Taut” is featured 12pages)

2016・Landscape Stories Vol.23
(Italian web magazine for contemporary photography. The series of work “Landscape in Modern Architecture” is featured)

2016・建築知識 / Knowledge of Architecture
(Japanese magazine for architecture. One image from “Landscape in Modern Architecture” is used for its cover image)

2015・IMA Magazine
(Japanese magazine for photography published by amana images. “Salute, Bruno Taut” is featured 8pages)

2014・IMA Magazine
(Japanese magazine for photography published by amana images. “Landscape in Modern Architecture” is featured 8pages)

Photo Book

2016・「建築の建築 / House of Architecture」(POST)

Artist Book

2016・「JAPAN in der DDR」
2015・「REAL ESTATE - Town of Photography, Higashikawa」
2015・「Landscape in Modern Architecture」
2015・「WHEN PHOTOGRAPHY BECOMES PRINT - no.3 bureaux 8209 / map」
2014・「Salute, Mr.Bruno Taut」
2014・「Das Tier Lacht Nicht」*collaboration with Laurent Proux
2014・「いつかの住人 - Un Jour Un Habitant」*collaboration with Shiori Clark
2013・「LEIPZIG PLAGWITZ PARIS PANTIN」*collaboration with Laurent Proux
2013・「Landscape in Modern Architecture」
2012・「Salute, Mr.Taut - 12 photographs of Bruno Taut’s Architecture by Tamami Iinuma」


2010 Pola Art Foundation

Artist in Residency Program

2014 Cite Internationale des Arts Paris (9 months)
2014 Town of Photography Higashikawa (1 month)
2010- Leipziger Baumwolle Spinnerei