b. 1965. Studied Intellectual History & French at Sussex University 1983-87. Received an MA in Photography at the London College of Printing in 2001. PhD from Chelsea College of Art and Design, investigating nostalgia in Japanese landscape photography. Assistant Professor at Institute of Art and Design, Tsukuba University, Japan 2006-2010. Currently a part-time lecturer at Nihon University and a regular contributor to the Japan Times.

Solo Exhibitions

Tokyo Remnants, American University of Paris, 23 Jan - 10 Feb 14

Second Nature, Sydney College of Art. 3-28 June 09

No Place Like Home, Omotesando Galerie, Tokyo. 1 – 13 Sept 08. Official event UK Japan 2008

No Place Like Home, Tsukuba University Art Space, Tsukuba. 01 June - 03 Aug 08

Second Nature, Shimin Gallery, Tsukuba. 19 - 29 Nov 07

Return To Fairyland, Omotesando Galerie, Tokyo. 17 - 29 Sept 07

LANDHOUSEHOME, Memories Gallery, Tsukuba. 18 June - 14 July 07

Return To Fairyland, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London. 19-23 Sept 05

Utamakura Sites, Japan Foundation, Toronto, Canada. 8 May-8 July 04

Utamakura Sites, Pitshanger Manor Gallery, London. May–June 2001 
Sponsored by Yakult UK Ltd. Official event Japan 2001 Festival

Utamakura Sites, OP Photogallery, Hong Kong. Feb-March 1999

Utamakura Sites, Asuka Historical Museum, Japan. November 1998
Sponsored by Toshiba Foundation, Asuka Historical Museum, Daiwa Foundation, Sasakawa Foundation.

Vietnam Night & Day, Studio Theatre gallery, London. September 1996

Rotten Suns, Islington Arts Factory, London. February 1996
Sponsored by Ilford

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Mission in Tanegashima, Minamitanecho, Aug-Sept, 2014

Global Cities, Tate Modern, London. June-Aug 2007

10th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale. Sept-Nov 2006

Dislocation, Volkswagen Fotogalerie, Hong Kong. June-July 2004

inbetweenandunderneath, Century Gallery (curator and exhibitor), London. March 2002

MA show, Arts Pavilion, Mile End, London. Nov 2001


The Tilted Cup: Noh Stories (with Paul Griffith), Sylph Editions 2013

UK Higher Education Funding for the Arts: an Overview in University Art Practice and Research Funding, University of Tsukuba 2007

Utamakura & The Man’yoshu
Asuka Historical Museum Catalogue 1998

Cultural Production during the American War
in The Vietnam Era, Pluto Press 1988