Tsubasa Fujikura

Tsubasa Fujikura

- Profile -


Tsubasa Fujikura / Photographer

Born in Kitahiroshima, Hokkaido in 1977 . Since 2003, he has been presenting various photographic works. His representative works include ``Lines of Relation,'' which captures crowds in various places and expresses the strange emotions of the people who gather there.He photographs neon signs in various places, and creates his own works along with the craftwork of anonymous craftsmen. There is a unique work called ``NEON-SIGN'' that is created while unraveling the culture of the 60's and 70's, which he adores.





2022 PX3 Professional Press Honorable Mention
2019 KG+AWARD 2019 Finalist
2018 PX3 Professional Advertising Silver Winner
2018 IPA Oneshot:Street Photography Honorable Mention
2014 Higashikawa International Photography Festival/ Red Brick Public Portfolio Audition Second Grand Prize
2005 Esquire Digital Photography Award 06-07 Art of still life Award


- Exhibition -

Solo exhibition
2023 “NEON-SIGN9 Kyoto” (KG+Pickup) VOU (Kyoto City)
2023 “NEON-SIGN9 Osaka” gallery URO (Osaka City)
2021 “NEON-SIGN8 Tokyo” Kanzan gallery (Tokyo)
2021 “NEON-SIGN8 Sapporo” salon cojica (Sapporo City)
2018 “NEON-SIGN7” TEMPORARY SPACE (Sapporo City)
2017 "NEON-SIGN" VOU (Kyoto City)
2017 "NEON-SIGN" LAD GALLERY (Nagoya City)
2017 “neon-sign” Sushi Isono Gallery (Sapporo City)
2016 “neon-sign” KIITOS (Sapporo City)
2016 "neon-sign" tokyoarts gallery (Tokyo)
2016 “neon-sign” CAI02 Raum2 (Sapporo City)
2010 “Everyday Extraordinary” ROOM11 artspace (Sapporo City)
2009 “Tsubasha” Temporary Space, Pippin (Sapporo City)
2007 “Tsubasa Fujikura Photo Exhibition” Hokusen Gallery Ivory (Sapporo City)


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A neon sign can be said to be a symbol that integrates a place, a region, the people who gather there, and even the culture.

However, due to technological innovation and the aging of craftsmen, neon signs continued to decline, and since the beginning of the 21st century, their number has rapidly decreased with the advent of LED signs.

This work was taken directly facing the fading neon sign.
It is an homage to the skills of neon pipe craftsmen and the neon sign that created an era in the context of commercial signboard design.

When a neon sign, which is usually seen outdoors, is photographed, its original meaning as an outdoor advertisement or information sign is removed, and the craft value and anonymous craftsmanship of the neon sign itself shines through.


cropped Jun. Sp. JP. '17 No.4



cropped SB. Sp. JP. '17 No.1







Nanbubijin -Southern beauty-





- Exhibition Information -



Thursday, February 1, 2024 - Thursday, May 30, 2024


Kita 2-jo Nishi 2-23, Chuo-ku, Sapporo


y-Generation Ⅸ

March 12, 2024 (Tuesday) - March 31, 2024 (Sunday)

Seibu Shibuya Store B Building 8th Floor Art Gallery
alternative space




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