Hiromi Tsuchida

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Hiromi Tsuchida

Hiromi Tsuchida 土田ヒロミ

Hiromi Tsuchida (1939–) was born in Fukui Prefecture. His photographic work addresses the transformations undergone by Japan in series about Hiroshima, the economic boom and bubble eras, and local festivals and customs. His award-winning books include Autistic Space (1971 Taiyo Award), Hiroshima 1945–1978 (1978 Ina Nobuo Award), Hiroshima (1984 Photographic Society of Japan Award), and Tsuchida Hiromi’s Nippon (2008 Domon Ken Award). Major publications include Zokushin: Gods of the Earth (1976), Counting Grains of Sand (1990), Berlin (2011), and Fukushima 2011–2017 (2018). His works are found in the collections of museums worldwide, among them the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Pompidou Centre, the National Gallery of Canada, and the Tate Modern.

Books by Hiromi Tsuchida
  • Book

    Fukushima 2011–2017

    On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake struck northeastern Japan, triggering an accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, only 260 kilometers north of Tokyo, that was comparable to the Chernobyl disaster. Thousands of people were forced to e …