Month of Photography, Tokyo 2005

The annual Month of Photography, Tokyo will be held during May and June 2005. Besides the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, major photo galleries in Tokyo will hold a diverse array of photo exhibitions.

This year, there won’t be the exhibition by women photographers. Also, the 1000-Person Exhibition will take place at the Shinjuku Park Tower Atrium (where the women’s exhibition was) instead of the Ebisu Garden Place.

The main exhibitions will feature vintage photos and photos by photographers in Uzbekistan.

Highlights are as follows:

10th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition[How Photography Changed People’s Viewpoint, 2. Creation]
Vintage photos from the 19th century to the 1930s.
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (2nd floor)
May 28-July 18, 10:00-18:00 (till 20:00 on Thu. & Fri.), closed Mon.
Sample photos: http://www.syabi.com/topics/t_10anniversary.html

Asian Photographers 2005, Republic of Uzbekistan
Photos by various photographers in Uzbekistan.

The elegance of light and shadow
Canon Gallery Ginza
May 30-June 4
Sample photos: http://www.psj.or.jp/gekkan/schedule/kikaku2005-2.html

Olympus Gallery
June 9-15
Sample photos: http://www.psj.or.jp/gekkan/schedule/kikaku2005-2.html

Water is life
Pentax Forum
May 27-June 2
Sample photos: http://www.psj.or.jp/gekkan/schedule/kikaku2005-2.html

Aidem Photo Gallery
June 2-8
Sample photos: http://www.psj.or.jp/gekkan/schedule/kikaku2005-2.html

Gallery Cosmos
May 24-June 6

Meiji, Taisho, and Showa Era Photos

Hakodate
Shinjuku Nikon Salon
May 31-June 6, 10:00-19:00 (till 16:00 on 7th)
Sample photos: http://www.psj.or.jp/gekkan/schedule/kikaku2005-1.html

104 Albums
Konica Minolta Plaza, Shinjuku
May 21-30, 10:30-19:00 (till 15:00 on last day)
Sample photos: http://www.psj.or.jp/gekkan/schedule/kikaku2005-1.html

Photographic Society of Japan Award-Winning Works
Featuring winning works of PSJ’s annual photo awards.
Ginza Fuji Photo Salon
May 27-June 2, 10:00-20:00, (till 14:00 on last day)
Sample photos: http://www.psj.or.jp/gekkan/schedule/kyoukai/index2005.html

1000-Person Photo Exhibition
Featuring photos submitted by 1,000 people.
Shinjuku Park Tower Atrium (not at Ebisu Garden Place)
May 26-29, 10:30-18:00, (till 17:00 on last day)
http://www.psj.or.jp/gekkan/schedule/1000/1000nin05.html

For phone numbers, addresses, and directions to the galleries, see PhotoSpaces at http://photojpn.org/dir/listings.php?cmd=viewlistB&cid=41

Detailed schedule (in Japanese) provided at the PSJ site:
http://www.psj.or.jp/gekkan/schedule/index2005.html

Organized by the Photographic Society of Japan (Nihon Shashin Kyokai) with the cooperation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. Tel: (03) 5276-3585