french-japanese visual artist, born 1976, based in Vienna, Austria.
After more than 10 years in the film and avertising industry (i. a. Saatchi & Saatchi, Amour fou..) studied at the academy of fine arts in Vienna 'Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien' (Peter Kogler and Matthias Herrmann classes).
Since 2009 works as visual artist.

PORTRAITS selected
Aaron Friesz, Andrew Butler, Barca Baxant, Bilderbuch, Buffered Multiple, Christian Fennesz, Cleo Panther, DJ Beware, DJ Hell, DJ Krush, Edwina Hörl, Erika Mottl, Erwin Wurm, Hercules and love affair, Inna Shevchenko, I-Wolf, Jakob Seeböck, Jerry Bouthier, Jugo Ürdens, Juliane Banse, Justice, Lili Epply, Louie Austen, Manuel Rubey, Maresi Riegner, Maria Iakovleva, Marie Kreutzer, Marina Abramovic, Microthol, Mike Ott, Navaridas & Deutinger, Nychos, Patrick Pulsinger, Peaches, Princess Superstar, Rade Petrasevic, Salvatore Viviano, Stereo MCs, Stromae, Tin Man..

CLIENTS selected
Art + Auction / USA, BIBER / Austria, DIE PRESSE Schaufenster / Austria, Dirnberger de Felice / Austria , DIVA / Austria, i-D online / Germany, Jung von Matt / Austria, KGP / Austria, Maxima / Austria, MISS / Austria, NEO2 / Spain, Novotny & Novotny / Austria, RONDO / Austria, SPEX / Germany, THE GAP / Austria, this human world / Austria, VICE / Austria, VIU / Switzerland, Wienerin / Austria, WUK / Austria..

EXHIBITIONS selected
2017
Restructured / Take Festival, Vienna, Austria
2016
Winter fur plays the white album / PhiloMedia, Vienna, Austria
Looklike / Take Festival, Vienna, Austria
Nu Nudes / So Weit, die Zukunft / eyes on - Monat der Fotografie Wien, Vienna, Austria
2015
Pyramid / Locomot, Vienna, Austria
2014
E M A / quai26, Lille, France
Bild Stoff / So Weit, die Zukunft, Vienna, Austria
02 / AFA Vienna, Vienna, Austria
NO US NU - collaboration with Hatschepsut Huss / Locomot, Vienna, Austria
2013
fashion!! - what a coincidence / fotoK Galerie, Vienna, Austria
2012
Too Far West / Comerc / 12 festival for fashion and photography, Vienna, Austria
01 / Schneiderei.Home.Studio.Gallery / eyes on - Monat der Fotografie Wien, Vienna, Austria
2011
Moving stills / Perfectprops / 11 festival for fashion and photography, Vienna, Austria
Edition photo, Vienna, Austria
2010
DeGeneration / Jennyfair, Vienna, Austria
Big society / Space Station Sixty-Five, London, UK
Five directions of photography through photography / HilgerBrotKunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
2009
Asian Village / Atelierhaus der Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna, Austria
Personae / Atelier Operngasse, Vienna, Austria
Oberflächlich und tief / Grundsteingasse 5, Vienna, Austria
Thriller / Jennyfair, Vienna, Austria
2008
Vienna Biennale / Contemporary Gallery am Hundsturm, Vienna, Austria

ELSA OKAZAKI as curator
EXHIBITIONS
2016
LOOKLIKE / Alte Post / TAKE Festival, Vienna, Austria
with works of
CLAIRE DE FOUCAULD + MESHIT
TOMAS ELLER + BRADARIC OHMAE/SAGAN
MICHIKAZU MATSUNE + GON
ALEXANDRA MARISCHKA + MARINA HOERMANSEDER
MARKUS MORIANZ + HVALA ILIJA
ELSA OKAZAKI + MOTO DJALI
SALVATORE VIVIANO + ASTRID DEIGNER
JIMMY ZUREK + KENNETH IZE
NU NUDES / So Weit, die Zukunft / eyes on - Monat der Fotografie Wien, Vienna, Austria
with works of
MANUEL CARREON LOPEZ
DANIEL GEBHART DE KOEKKOEK
LUISE HARDEGG
STEFANIE MOSHAMMER
ELSA OKAZAKI
ANITA SCHMID
DALIAH SPIEGEL
with the support of Bundeskanzleramt Österreich
2014
02 / AFA Offspace / AFA Vienna, Vienna, Austria
with works of
CLAIRE DE FOUCAULD
TOMAS ELLER
YOAN GONFOND
MICHIKAZU MATSUNE
LENI MICHL
MARKUS MORIANZ
ELSA OKAZAKI
NINO STELZL
HÉLÈNE VAN DUIJNE
SIMON VERES
SALVATORE VIVIANO
NATALIE WELLER
JIMMY ZUREK
2012
Too Far West / Comerc / 12 festival for fashion and photography, Vienna, Austria
with works of
CLAIRE DE FOUCAULD
ELSA OKAZAKI
SALVATORE VIVIANO
JIMMY ZUREK
01 / Schneiderei.Home.Studio.Gallery / eyes on - Monat der Fotografie Wien, Vienna, Austria
with works of
TOMAS ELLER
LENI MICHL
MARKUS MORIANZ
ELSA OKAZAKI
CONSTANZE SCHWEIGER
NINO STELZL
HÉLÈNE VAN DUIJNE
SIMON VERES
SALVATORE VIVIANO
JIMMY ZUREK
2011
Splash / schikaneder, Vienna, Austria
with works of
NATALIA ZALUSKA
2010
schik I - Nightlife / schikaneder, Vienna, Austria
with works of
BEATRIX CURRAN
DEJAN DUKIC
FU
GERY
MARIO GRUBISIC
DALIAH HEEGER
EREN ILERI
MARIO KIESENHOFER
MIZI KREUZ
ELSA OKAZAKI
MAXIMILIAN SALESSE
HÉLÈNE VAN DUIJNE
SALVATORE VIVIANO
EDDI WEINWURM
ISTVAN ZACHAR
AMELIE ZADEH
JIMMY ZUREK
schik II - Revolution / schikaneder, Vienna, Austria
with works of
GABRIELLE CRAM
CHRISTOPH FISCHER
DALIAH HEEGER
FRANZ HOSE
KLAUDIA GOTTWALD
MARIO GRUBISIC
KONRAD KAGER
JOSIP NOVOSEL
MIZI KREUZ
ELSA OKAZAKI
RFB
JOHANN SCHOISWOHL
THOMAS TRABITSCH
ISTVAN ZACHAR
schik III - Touch / schikaneder, Vienna, Austria
NORA ABESKA
ADRIAN BUSCHMANN
MICHAEL DIETRICH
SANDRA HARTINGER
ANDREA HEYER
EDO MURIC
TINA RIBARITS
DÉSIRÉE SCHLOFFER
NICOLA VON LEFFERN
ALVIN Z. SUDIA
schik IV - Family / schikaneder, Vienna, Austria
with works of
THOMAS ALBDORF
KATRIN BERNHARDT
STEFANIE DAXER
SOPHIA MAIRER
ELSA OKAZAKI
PETRA RAUTENSTRAUCH
PHILIPP TIMISCHL
CHRISTINA TSILIDS
JULIA WALLISCH
AMELIE ZADEH