Tamiko NISHIMURA

Born 1948 in Tokyo. Learned photography at Tokyo Photography College (Present Tokyo Visual Arts). As a student, took photos for underground theatrical company "Jyokyo Gekijyo" around 1968. The first photos she took of them was "Yui Shosetsu", starring Jyuro KARA, Akaji MARO and Simon YOTSUYA. Before graduating from the college, she made a solo trip to Okinawa. After graduating the college in 1969, she lived on a partime jobs and magazine works, travelling around Japan every now and then with her camera.

Her works are mostly taken in Hokkaido and Tohoku (North east region of Japan's mainland), but there are also works of Kanto (Tokyo and surrounding region), Hokuriku (North Japan facing Sea of Japan) and Kansai (Osaka and surrounding region). Since 1990s, she begun to photograph places abroad such as Europe, Cuba and Vietnam.

 


"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Truck Performance, Shinjuku Station West Exit / Feb. 22, 1969) (1)

1969
Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
24.7x19.6cm
Ed. 1
Signed

"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Truck Performance, Shinjuku Station West Exit / Feb. 22, 1969) (2)

1969
Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
24.6x19.2cm
Ed. 1
Signed

"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Truck Performance, Shinjuku Station West Exit / Feb. 22, 1969) (3)

1969
Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
24.7x19.2cm
Ed. 1
Signed

 


"Vampire Princess" (Shibuya Seibu Dept. Store Parking Lot / May 1971) (1)

1971
Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 17.4x27.7cm
Sheet size: 25.3x30.8cm
Ed. 1
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (1)

1969
Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 18.3x14.7cm
Sheet size: 25.3x20.5cm
Ed. 1
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (2)

1969
Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 19.1x9.0cm
Sheet size: 24.2x13.7cm
Ed. 1
Signed

 


"Yui Shosetsu" (Meiji University Izumi Campus / Jun. 2, 1968) (1)

1968 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 22.7x34.4cm
Sheet size: 27.9x35.6cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (3)

1968-69 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 34.4x22.7cm
Sheet size: 35.6x27.9cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (4)

1968-69 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 34.4x22.7cm
Sheet size: 35.6x27.9cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"John Silver, continued" (Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (5)

1968-69 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 34.4x22.7cm
Sheet size: 35.6x27.9cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (6)

1968-69 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 34.4x22.7cm
Sheet size: 35.6x27.9cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (7)

1968-69 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 34.4x22.7cm
Sheet size: 35.6x27.9cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"John Silver, continued" (Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (8)

1968-69 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 34.4x22.7cm
Sheet size: 35.6x27.9cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (9)

1968-69 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 34.4x22.7cm
Sheet size: 35.6x27.9cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (10)

1968-69 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 34.4x22.7cm
Sheet size: 35.6x27.9cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Truck Performance, Shinjuku Station West Exit / Feb. 22, 1969) (4)

1969 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 34.4x22.7cm
Sheet size: 35.6x27.9cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Truck Performance, Shinjuku Station West Exit / Feb. 22, 1969) (5)

1969 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 34.4x22.7cm
Sheet size: 35.6x27.9cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Meiji University Ochanomizu Campus / Apr. 11, 1969) (1)

1969 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 34.4x22.7cm
Sheet size: 35.6x27.9cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"Yui Shosetsu" (Meiji University Izumi Campus / Jun. 2, 1968) (2)

1968 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Yui Shosetsu" (Meiji University Izumi Campus / Jun. 2, 1968) (3)

1968 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Yui Shosetsu" (Meiji University Izumi Campus / Jun. 2, 1968) (4)

1968 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"Yui Shosetsu" (Meiji University Izumi Campus / Jun. 2, 1968) (5)

1968 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Yui Shosetsu" (Meiji University Izumi Campus / Jun. 2, 1968) (6)

1968 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Yui Shosetsu" (Meiji University Izumi Campus / Jun. 2, 1968) (7)

1968 (printed 2010)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"John Silver, continued" (Shinjuku Pit Stop / Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (1)

1968-69 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 15.7x24.0cm
Sheet size: 20.3x25.4cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Shinjuku Pit Stop / Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (2)

1968-69 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Shinjuku Pit Stop / Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (3)

1968-69 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"John Silver, continued" (Shinjuku Pit Stop / Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (4)

1968-69 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Shinjuku Pit Stop / Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (5)

1968-69 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Shinjuku Pit Stop / Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (6)

1968-69 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"John Silver, continued" (Shinjuku Pit Stop / Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (7)

1968-69 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Shinjuku Pit Stop / Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (8)

1968-69 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Shinjuku Pit Stop / Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (9)

1968-69 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"John Silver, continued" (Shinjuku Pit Stop / Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (10)

1968-69 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Shinjuku Pit Stop / Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (11)

1968-69 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"John Silver, continued" (Shinjuku Pit Stop / Nov. 1968-Jan. 1969) (12)

1968-69 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Truck Performance, Shinjuku Station West Exit / Feb. 22, 1969) (6)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Truck Performance, Shinjuku Station West Exit / Feb. 22, 1969) (7)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 15.7x24.0cm
Sheet size: 20.3x25.4cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Truck Performance, Shinjuku Station West Exit / Feb. 22, 1969) (8)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Truck Performance, Shinjuku Station West Exit / Feb. 22, 1969) (9)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Truck Performance, Shinjuku Station West Exit / Feb. 22, 1969) (10)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Truck Performance, Shinjuku Station West Exit / Feb. 22, 1969) (11)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Truck Performance, Shinjuku Station West Exit / Feb. 22, 1969) (12)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Koshimaki Osen: Furisode Fire Incident" (Meiji University Ochanomizu Campus / Feb. 22, 1969) (2)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Duty and Humanity, Iroha version" (Shinjuku, Taisoji Temple / Aug. 1, 1969) (1)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"Duty and Humanity, Iroha version" (Shinjuku, Taisoji Temple / Aug. 1, 1969) (2)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Duty and Humanity, Iroha version" (Shinjuku, Taisoji Temple / Aug. 1, 1969) (3)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Duty and Humanity, Iroha version" (Shinjuku, Taisoji Temple / Aug. 1, 1969) (4)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"Duty and Humanity, Iroha version" (Shinjuku, Taisoji Temple / Aug. 1, 1969) (5)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 15.7x24.0cm
Sheet size: 20.3x25.4cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Duty and Humanity, Iroha version" (Shinjuku, Taisoji Temple / Aug. 1, 1969) (6)

1969 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 24.0x15.7cm
Sheet size: 25.4x20.3cm
Ed. 5
Signed

"Vampire Princess" (Shibuya Seibu Dept. Store Parking Lot / May 1971) (2)

1971 (printed later)
Gelatin Silver Print / RC paper
Image size: 15.7x24.0cm
Sheet size: 20.3x25.4cm
Ed. 5
Signed

 


"Sakari, Ohfunato, Iwate"
(Shoukei p.84)

1975
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 37.7×56.0cm
Sheet size: 37.7×56.0cm
Ed.1
Signed

"Tarou, Iwate"
(Shoukei p.76-77)

1972
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 37.7×56.0cm
Sheet size: 37.7×56.0cm
Ed.2
Signed

"Fukui"
(Shoukei p.97)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 36.5×54.8cm
Sheet size: 44.6×54.8cm
Ed.1
Signed


"around Kasama, Ibaragi"
(Shoukei p.101)

late '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 36.5×54.7cmm
Sheet size: 44.6×54.7cm
Ed.1
Signed

"Sado, Niigata"
(Shoukei p.96)

1978
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 36.5×54.7cm
Sheet size: 44.6×54.7cm
Ed.1
Signed

"Tsugaru, Aomori"
(Shoukei p.50-51)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 36.5×54.7cm
Sheet size: 44.6×54.7cm
Ed.1
Signed


"Tokyo"

1978
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 36.5×54.7cm
Sheet size: 44.6×54.7cm
Ed.1
Signed

"Tsugaru, Aomori"
(Shoukei p.62)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 36.5×54.7cm
Sheet size: 44.6×54.7cm
Ed.1
Signed

"Inogashira, Tokyo"

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 36.5×54.7cm
Sheet size: 44.6×54.7cm
Ed.1
Signed


"Tsugaru, Aomori"

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 36.5×54.7cm
Sheet size: 36.5×54.7cm
Ed.1
Signed

"Train window, Ooito Line"
(Shoukei p.128)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 19.0×28.7cm
Sheet size: 25.0×30.2cm
Ed.1
Signed

"Kobe, Hyogo"
(Shoukei p.100)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 19.0×29.0cm
Sheet size: 25.0×30.4cm
Ed.1
Signed


"Hakodate, Hokkaido"
(Shoukei p.7)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 19.7×29.0cm
Sheet size: 25.0×30.5cm
Ed.1
Signed

"Tappi, Aomori"
(Shoukei p.44)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 19.7×29.0cm
Sheet size: 25.0×30.5cm
Ed.1
Signed

"Tsugaru, Aomori"
(Shoukei p.45)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 19.7×29.0cm
Sheet size: 25.0×30.5cm
Ed.1
Signed


"Akita Station, Akita"
(Shoukei p.61)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 28.8×19.7cm
Sheet size: 30.6×25.3cm
Ed.1
Signed

"Akita"
(Shoukei p.63)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 19.7×29.0cm
Sheet size: 25.0×30.5cm
Ed.1
Signed

"Hakodate, Hokkaido"
(Shoukei p.6)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 19.7×29.0cm
Sheet size: 25.3×30.6cm
Ed.1
Signed


"Kyoto, Kyoto"
(Shoukei p.103)

1983
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 16.0×23.8cm
Sheet size: 20.2×25.3cm
Ed.2
Signed


"Kodomari, Aomori"
(Shoukei p.50-51)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 36.5×54.7cm
Sheet size: 44.6×54.7cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD

"Hakodate, Hokkaido"
(Shoukei p.28)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 36.5×54.7cm
Sheet size: 44.6×54.7cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD

"Kodomari, Aomori"
(Shoukei p.52-53)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 19.2×28.7cm
Sheet size: 25.0×30.2cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD


"around Shibetsu, Hokkaido"
(Shoukei p.14-15)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 19.7×28.7cm
Sheet size: 25.0×30.5cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD

"Hakodate, Hokkaido"
(Shoukei p.124-125)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 19.7×29.0cm
Sheet size: 25.0×30.5cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD

"Kobe, Hyogo"
(Shoukei p.112-113)

1971
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 19.0×27.8cm
Sheet size: 25.2×31.0cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD


"Kakunodate, Akita"
(Shoukei p.112-113)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 28.5×19.3cm
Sheet size: 30.5×25.3cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD

"Hirosaki, Aomori"
(Shoukei p.40-41)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 19.8×29.0cm
Sheet size: 25.3×30.5cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD

"Hakodate, Hokkaido"
(Shoukei p.24-25)

1972
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 14.6×23.2cm
Sheet size: 25.3×30.5cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD


"Ohmagari, Akita"
(Shoukei p.56-57)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 15.0×23.2cm
Sheet size: 25.3×30.8cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD

"Seikan Ferry"
(Shoukei p.34-35)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 14.8×23.2cm
Sheet size: 25.3×30.5cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD

"Hakodate, Hokkaido"
(Shoukei p.116)

1972
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 14.7×23.2cm
Sheet size: 25.3×30.5cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD


"Hakodate, Hokkaido"
(Shoukei p.27)

Early '70s
Vintage gelatin silver print
Image size: 14.8×23.2cm
Sheet size: 25.3×30.5cm
Ed.1
Signed
SOLD

 


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Exhibitions
2015
No.261)    Tamiko NISHIMURA Photo Exhibition Existence - Situation Theater 1968-69    4/24 - 5/9


2014
No.253)    Charm of Gelatin Silver Prints V    8/20 - 8/30
No.246)    Tamiko NISHIMURA Photo Exhibition     2/5 - 2/22