Chihiro Minato

Photographer, writer. Born 1960 in Kanagawa Pref., Japan. After graduating from Waseda University, School of Political Science and Economics,1982 recipient of the Gasei Scholarship from Argentina, which enabled him to travel throughout South America. From 1985 on, based in Paris and Tokyo. He is currently a professor in the Department of Information Design, Tama Art University. In 2002, he was invited as a visiting scholar by Wolfson College, Oxford University. Published many books, and curated many exhibitions including the Japanese Paviilion of The 52nd Venice Biennale 2007.