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Eriko Miyata was born in 1993. She studied in the Department of Intermedia Arts at the Tokyo University of the Arts, and as a master student at the Fine Arts Department of the Zurich University of the Arts. She is currently enrolled on the Master Photography at Ecal.   

 Her work «disguise» has exhibitied in «OFF GRID» in Vienna (2022), «SCREEN» at La Nuu The Rubí International Photography Festival (2022), and she had the solo exhbiition «disguise» in Nikon Salon in Tokyo, Japan (2022), which was awarded the Ina Nobuo Award.


 The photo series «disguise» was also awarded Grand Prix at the IMA next  «OTHER HISTORIES» by Simon Baker, who is the director of Maison Européenne de la Photographie, and the Grand Prix at PITCH GRANT organised by Kosuke Okahara, as a result of visitors' votes in Kyoto in 2022. 


 Also her new work «Alchemy» is awarded the Antonio Scoccimarro Award in the JAPAN PHOTO AWARD Vol.10 in 2023, and will exhibit at Hotel Anteroom Kyoto as KG+ exhibition within Kyotographeie in Kyoto, Japan. 


2023 - 2025 MA Photography Ecal,CH

2018 - 2020 MFA Zürcher Hochschule der Künste,CH

2012 - 2017  BA Tokyo University of the Arts,JP

Grants / Awards 

2023             Japan Photo Award Antonio Scoccimarro Award

2023             Ina Nobuo Award

2022             Fachausschuss Film und Medien Kunst, Kanton Basel-Stadt Kanton Basellandschaft 

2022             IMA next "OTHER HISTORIES" Grand Prix

2021 - 2022   Pitch Grant Grand Prix

2017 - 2020   Ezoe Memorial Recruit Foundation Scholarship

2015 - JASSO Scholarship at TU Berlin 

2015 - JASSO Scholarship at Bauhaus Universität Weimar

Exhibitions / Festivals

2023 - KG+ Kyotographie Japan Photo Award vol.10, Hotel Anteroom,Kyoto, JP

2023 - Exhibition of annual award, Solo Exhibition,"disguise",Nikon Salon, Tokyo,JP

2023 - FAS 2022, Fujisawa City Art Space, Fujisawa, JP

2022 - IMA next EXHIBITON 02, Space Lucida, Tokyo, JP

2022 - Solo Exhibition "disguise", Nikon Salon, Tokyo, JP

2022 - SCREEN, La Nuu Rubí International Photography Festival, Rubí, ES

2022 - OFF GRID,GREEN DOOR artist & space gallery, Vienna, AT

2020 - Young Perspective 2020, Image Forum Tokyo, JP

2019 - Jungkunst 13 Winterthur, Halle 53, CH

2019 - The Winter Show, Kali Gallery, CH

2018 - Manifesta12 Interspecies Multispecies Salon,Palermo Botanical Garden,IT

2017 - Tokyo University of the Ars Graduation exhibition, JP



IMA online

Ezoe Memorial Recruit Foundation Scholarhip


© 2023 Eriko Miyata 

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