- MUDA, Tomohiro
- 1956 Born in Nara Prefecture
1980 Graduates from Department of Education, Waseda University
1982 Begins career as an independent photographer
- In 1988, Muda presented "The Land of Sherpa", his first private exhibition,
featuring photographs he took during his stay in the Himalayan village of
Sherpa. He later traveled around the world to capture images of various
Japanese, Romanesque and Byzantine art, as well as Buddhist ruins such as
Chinese cave art, the Borobudur, Angkor and Ajanta. Using "Spaces for
Prayer, Forms of Prayer" as a theme, he displayed them through photo
exhibitions and publications.
Muda has also exhibited numerous photographs as fine art with a focus on
"light" and "presence", including "Rome, The Wall of Time", "Face of Iron" and
"Portraits of Poli", in which he depicts Poli, a medieval Itali an town in the
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|2007||“The Art of the Romanesque” (The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo)|
|2008||“Santiago-Kumano. Caminos de Peregrinación”
(Wakayama, Japan / Paris, France / Santiago, Spain / Tokyo, Japan)
|2009||“Clair Obscur” (Mayuyama & Co., LTD., Tokyo Galerie Frédéric Moisan, Paris)|
|2010||“The Wall of Time” (Marunouchi Gallery, Tokyo)|
|2011||“Yungang Grottoes” (Mayuyama & Co., LTD., Tokyo)|
|2012||“OKUGAKE” (Kimpusen-ji, Yoshinoyama, Nara)|
|2013||“ICON OF TIME -Memories of Tsunami that Struck Japan”
(Mitsuo Aida Museum,Tokyo)
|2013||“LES MURS DU TEMPS” (Galerie Yoshii Paris, France)|
|2014||“ICON OF TIME -Memories of Tsunami that Struck Japan”
(The Shoto Museum of Arts, Tokyo)
|2014||“As Pure As the Lotus -East Asian Ceramics and the Eyes of the Photographer Muda Tomohiro”
(The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka)
|2014||“MIZU NO BO” (Kashima Arts, Tokyo)|
|2015||“Borobudur” (Mayuyama & Co., LTD., Tokyo）|
|2015||“CHI・KU NO BO” (Kashima Arts, Tokyo)|
|2015||“The Wall”（Gallery Cocon, Tokyo）|
|2016||“Icons of Time Memories of the Tsunami that Struck Japan Photographs by Tomohiro Muda”
（The Japan Foundation Gallery, Sydney）
|2016||“KA・FU NO BO” (Kashima Arts, Tokyo)|
"The land of Sherpa"
"Portraits of Poli"
"In Praise of Japanese Beauty /
Japanese Aesthetics Through
the Lens of Tomohiro Muda"
"Stone and Light: Romanesque
Churches of the Cistercian Order"
"ICON OF TIME Memories of
Tsunami that Struck Japan"
words of wisdom"
－Sacred Buildings in Light"