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Glaucoma Visibility

I am a visually impaired individual suffering from glaucoma, with almost no vision in my left eye. Amidst the confusion of depth perception, hallucinations, and the loss of colors, I navigate this world. I have chosen to depict the scenes I perceive through multiple exposures.

Awards

Black & White Photo Contest

2023

Bronze

Conceptual

Professional

Nominee

Street

Professional

Glaucoma Visibility

I am a visually impaired individual suffering from glaucoma, with almost no vision in my left eye. Amidst the confusion of depth perception, hallucinations, and the loss of colors, I navigate this world. I have chosen to depict the scenes I perceive through multiple exposures.

About Artist

Masaaki Toyoyoshi

Born in 1975. Graduated from Tokyo International University in 1997.I interested computer in my school days.After graduation,I found a job at Japan System Techniques Co.,Ltd.I worked as a programmeer/application developper.Due the glaucoma,I wanted a leading professional,but I feel I'm at the limit of my ability,retire from company.I recieved instruction by photographer Yukinori Tokoro from 2010.Ever since,I debelop a glaucoma.I had 4 surgeries from 2015, but I had hardly see my left eyes at the present time.Ever since,Started artworks series "MONOCLE VISION".I taked a still photograph of "7 fingered pianist" Gohei Nishikawa.Main camera,Sony alpha 7 mk3 and Ricoh GR3.I appered on NHK by photographer/patient glaucoma at aug-2020.I hold first solo exhibition of photo "MONOCLE VISION" at 2022.Glaucoma Friend Network full member. <solo exhibitions> Apr.2022 MONOCLE VISION(Gallery M84,Ginza <group exhibitons> Mar.2023 Saitama Prefectural Sewerage Photo Contest(Saitama Prefecturel Office/Japan) Apr.2023 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza/Japan) May.2023 Dynamic Comtemporary Artist Exhibition(Fukuoka Asian Art Museum,Fukuoka/Japan) Jun.2023 Ashiya Photo Exhibition 2023 Road to PARIS(Haradanomori Gallery,Hyogo/Japan) Aug.2023 Independent Tokyo 2023(Tokyo Portcity Takeshiba,Hamamatsucho/Japan) <Awards> Jul.2019 G.I.P. Tokyo Award(Competition of Art/Art Gallery M84,Ginza/Japan) Nov.2019 Best Photographer Award(Art Photo Exhibition/Japan Education of Art Association) Aug.2020 M84 Award(Competition of Art/Art Gallery M84,Ginza/Japan) Oct.2021 IPA Honorable Mention at Professional,FineArt Other,Special Special Effect Category Sep.2022 IPA Official Selection at Professional,Special Degitally Enhanced Category Dec.2022 Dynamic Comtemporary Artist Award(Dynamic Contemporary Artist Exhibition/TORAM) NEW YORK PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2022 GOLD/SILVER WINNER(Professional,Commercial Photography - Musical Instrument,Other 4) Tokyo International Foto Awards 2022 Official Selection at Professional,Fine Art Collage Category Jan.2023 Brainburun ART AWARD 2023 Selected(BrainBurun GALLERY,Hachoji/Japan) Mar.2023 Award for excellence at Saitama Prefectural Sewerage Photo Contest by Saitama Sewage Systems Agency/Japan PLATINUM/GOLD/SILVER WINNER,Professtional Section at MUSE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2023 by International Awards Associate/USA Apr.2023 Selected at Ashiya Photo Exhibition 2023 by Ashiya Photo Asociation/Hyogo,Japan May.2023 GOLD WINNER/HONORABLE MENTION,Professtional Section at LONDON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2023 by International Awards Associate/USA Jun.2023 Selected at Dynamic Contemporary Artist Exhibition/Fukuoka Asian Art Museum,Fukuoka,Japan by TORAM Aug.2023 Bronze Winner,Professtional Section at P×3 - The Prix de la Photographie Paris 2023 by Farmani Group/USA GOLD WINNER,Professtional Section at EUROPEAN PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2023 by International Awards Associate/USA

Masaaki Toyoyoshi

Photographic Areas of Focus

Architecture, Fine Art, Portrait, Street

Location

Japan

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