Biog

John L Tran

Biog

B. 1965 
Based in Tsukuba (Japan) A British artist of Vietnamese descent. Tran received a Bachelor’s degree in Intellectual History & French at Sussex University before going on to study an MA and then PhD in photography at the University of the Arts, London. Currently adjunct professor at Nihon University and Waseda University. Frequent contributor to Japan Times.



Solo shows


2014

Tokyo Story, Clas Gallery, Nagoya University, Japan 

Tokyo Remnants, American University of Paris, France


2009

Second Nature, Sydney College of Art, Australia


2008

No Place Like Home,Omotesando Galerie, Tokyo Official event UK Japan 2008 

No Place Like Home, Tsukuba University Art Space, Japan


2007

Second Nature, Shimin Gallery, Tsukuba, Japan 

Return To Fairyland, Omotesando Galerie, Tokyo 

LANDHOUS HOME, Memories Gallery, Tsukuba, Japan


2005

Return to Fairyland. Chelsea College of Art & Design, London


2004

Utamakura Sites. Japan Foundation, Toronto, Canada


2001

Utamakura Sites.  Pitshanger Manor & Gallery, Ealing, London Official event Japan 2001 Festiva


1999

Utamakura Sites. OP Photogallery, Hong Kong


.1998

Utamakura Sites. Asuka shiryokan, Japan Official event, UK98 Festival


1996

Vietnam Night & Day. Studio Theatre gallery, London 

Rotten Suns.Islington Arts Factory, London


Selected Group Shows


2019

Do You Love Me?, Nihonbashi Institute for Contemporary Arts, Tokyo


2018

Home in the Expanded Field, Courtyard Hiroo, Tokyo

Tokyo Stories, Darwin Museum, Moscow


2017

Tokyo Stories, Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, Russia


2016

Foodscapes, Gallery Q, Tokyo


2014

Tokyo Stories, Novisibirsk State Museum of Art, Russia 

Mission in Tanegashima, Minamitanecho, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan


2007

Global Cities, Tate Modern, London


2006

10th International Architecture Exhibition<, Venice Biennale, Italy


2004

Dislocation,Volkswagen Fotogalerie, Hong Kong