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Johan Brooks is a freelance photojournalist and street photographer based out of Tokyo, Japan. He was born in the UK, grew up in NYC, and eventually found his way to Japan where he has been living for over 10 years. Johan has completed a number of projects including “Fire Corps“ and “The Erosion Beneath“. His photography has been exhibited in galleries in Tokyo, Italy, Korea and the US. His work has also appeared in numerous publications including The Japan Times. He is a member of the VoidTokyo photography collective. 


Johan is available for assignments and can be reached via email.​

ハン・ブルックスは東京を拠点にドキュメンタリー及びストリートフォトを撮り続ける写 真家。イギリス 生まれ、ニューヨーク育ち。日本に移り15年以上になる。これまでに「Fire Corps」や「The Erosion Beneath」など、注目される作品を多く手がけ てきた。また、東 京以外に、イタリア、韓国、アメリカ各地で作品を発表された。この他、彼の作品はThe Japan Timesをはじめ、様々な媒体で出版されている。東京写真家集団 VoidTokyoのメンバー。

​撮影に関するご相談、ご依頼、こちらまで (日本語可能です)

Exhibitions:
2024 Parole on the Streets - Haeden Museum (SK)

2024  VoidTokyo: The Streets - CP+ (JP)

2024  "Stranger than Fiction" - Bonus Track Gallery (JP)

2024  "The Erosion Beneath" - Jinny Street Gallery (JP)

2023  VoidTokyo: Sharaku - HicoHico Gallery (JP)

2023  Influences - Sedeci (IT)

2022  “The Erosion Beneath” - America Bashi Gallery (JP)

2022  VoidTokyo - Blank (JP)

2022  VoidTokyo - ProPhoto Gallery (US)

2021  Influences - Anagra (JP)

2021  Niépce Gallery (JP)

2021  Trieste Photo Days Festival (IT)

2021  Tokyo Street Photography Exhibition (JP)

2021  Permanent installation - CrunchyRoll HQ (US)

2020  Terranova House (JP)

 

Publications:
2024 "I fiumi nascosti di Tokyo" article - Internazionale

2024 "Stranger Than Fiction" article - The Japan Times

2024 Parole on the Streets photobook - Haeden Museum

2024  Not a Collective Vol.2 photobook

2023  “The Erosion Beneath” - The Annihilation of Space & Time

2023  VoidTokyo Vol.8 Zine

2022  VoidTokyo Special Edition

2022  "Young Mountains” - Tokyo Weekender

2022~  Multiple articles - The Japan Times

2021  “Fire Corps” - Mnngful

2021  Influences vol.11 zine

2021  Tales of the Unwritten photobook

2021  “End of Olympics 2020” - Mnngful

2020  #TokyoSPC zine

Awards:

2022  Selection - The Japan Times: Images of the Year 2022

2021  Honorable Mention for “Best Author” - Tales of the Unwritten

 

Interviews:

2024  “The Erosion Beneath” - Jinny Gallery

2023  One night out in Tokyo - The Japan Times’ Deep Dive Podcast

2021  Fax machines, robots + sumo - Phlogger Podcast

2021  Covering the protest around Olympic Games 2020 - Mnngful

2021  The Impermanence of Life - Jugaad Magazine

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