Noriko Takasugi's photographic work looks at identities and land with a particular emphasis on portraits.
She has been working on her project with many people in Fukushima, including Fukushima Museum, Minamisoma city museum since 2011. She was invited to present her “Fukushima Samurai“ portraits series at Photoquai 2015 held in the musee du quai Branly in Paris, France, at Asian Woman Photographers Exhibition “insight” 2018 in Xie Zilong Photography Museum in China, and many more. In addition, her work portraying Yayoi Kusama allowed her to become one of about forty photographers selected for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015 exhibition in National Portrait Gallery in London. Her work has appeared in many media including New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, The Sunday Telegraph, Independent, Le Monde, Wired.com etc. Graduated with an MA in Photojournalism & Documentary Photography from London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. https://www.norikotakasugi.com