About Miki


Miki Hasegawa, born in 1973 in Fukuoka, Japan, lives and works in Kanagawa.She earned her B.A. degree in Human Environmental Science and in Design from Showa Women’s University, After working as an architect for several years, she started working as a professional photographer. In recent years she has been expressing what exactly maternal love is, while dealing with the social issues facing Japanese women and children.

She was one of the 100 chosen for the 2014 the Review Santa Fe.

Her work, "Jewels", was selected as one of the LensCulture Emerging Talents 2014 Top 50, and received high acclaim. Hasegawa's first handmade book, "The Path Of Million Pens" has been selected as one of the finalist of 2014 Unseen Dummy Award. and is famous throughout the world, being selected for various global photography collection fairs. She is currently working on her own project based upon "child abuse", a theme very close to her heart.



by Teun van der Heijden and Sandra van der Doelen, Yumi Goto,

Remainders Photography Stronghold Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2014 : Photobook Making Workshop "Staples and Stiches",

by Jan Rosseel and Yumi Goto,

Remainders Photography Stronghold Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2013 : Editting workshop "The Final Choice"

by Eliseo Barbara and Yumi Goto,Tokyo

2013 : "Rising Sun" Workshop by Marc Prust, Japan

2008 : Workshop 2B by Satoru Watanabe, Japan

1997 : BA,Human Environmental Science and in Design,

Showa Women's University, Japan


2018: Athens Photo Festival Main Exhibition,

Benaki Museum, Athens

2017: Solo Exhibition “Internal Notebook”,

Reminders photography stronghold, Tokyo Japan, Curated by Yomi Goto

2016:Lianzhou Foto 2016

2015: Athens Photo Festival The PhotoBook Exhibition,

Benaki Museum, Athens

2015: Photobook Bristol, UK

2015 : Photo Book 2014, Griffin Museum, Winchester MA, USA

2015 : Chobi Mela International Festival Of Photography Bangladesh,

   "She's There" - Curated Slideshow

by Eliseo Barbàra Goethe-Institut, Bangladesh

2014 : Photo Book 2014, The Best Of Show Davis Orton Gallery,


2014 : LensCulture Emerging Talents Exhibition Barcelona, Spain

2014 : Seoul Lunar Photo Fest, Lunar Photo Night,

Curated Slideshow by Song Sujong, Seoul, Korea

2014 : The PhotoBook Museum, Germany

2014 : Filter Photo festival 2014, Chicago, IL, USA

2014 : INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks,

Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, USA

2014 : The photobook-making workshop,

with esteemed photographer Jan Rosseel

and curator Yumi Goto,Reminders Photography Stronghold,

Tokyo, Japan

2014 : "Portfolio Showcase Vol. 7", The Center for Fine Art Photography, Juror, Alexa Becker, CO, USA


2017 : Awarded with the special mention of the Unseen Photo Fair Dummy Award, Amsterdam

2017 : Best Publication Award, 第七届大理国际影会 / THE 7TH DALI INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION, China

2017 : Awarded with the special mention of the Photoboox Award 2017 from Photolux Festival.

2017 : Shortlisted DUMMY AWARD KASSEL, Kassel Germany

2015 : Shortlisted “Athens Photo Festival” main Exihibithion

2015 : Shortlisted “Athens Photo Festival” photobook show

2014 : Cadoc.nl's Top ten books in 2014

2014 : Photobook 2014. 20 photobooks, photographs by 4 best of show. Juried by Paula Tognarelli of Griffin Museum of Photography and Karen Davis

2014 : Photolucida Critical Mass 2013 Finalist

2014 : Filter Photo Festival 2014 Photobook Exhibition-Finalist

2014 : INFOCUS Juried Exhibtion of Self-Published 2014 - Finalist

2014 : Shortlisted at Unseen Photo Fair Dummy Award,Amsterdam)

2014 : LensCulture Emerging Talents 2014 Top 50, Paris

2013 : "Portfolio Showcase Vol. 7",

The Center for Fine Art Photography , Juror, Alexa Becker, CO, USA

Juried Portfolio Reviews

2015 : Mt. Rokko International Photo Festival, Portfolio Reviews, Kobe, Japan

2014 : Tokyo International Photography Festival Competition,

Portfolio Reviews, Tokyo, Japan

2014 : Review Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, USA

2013 : Mt. Rokko International Photo Festival, Portfolio Reviews, Kobe, Japan

2013 : Shiogama Photo Festival Portfolio Review, Sendai, Japan

Selected Press


Bleek Magazine, Russia


Lens culture, Paris, France

Feature Shoot, USA

TrendHunter, Toronto, Canada

Photoblog HK, China

A Photo Editor, USA

Mutantspace, Ireland

Fraction Magazine Japan Portfolio Issue 15, Japan

Frankie Magazine, Australia

il post, Milano, Italy


Foto visura, NY, USA



ELLE China ,PHaT PHOTO Magazine


Camera Life, Vol-14


The Path Of Million Pens (self-publishing) edition of 100 - Sold out! -

Age 46
Nationality Japanese
Born in Japan
Based in Japan
Languages spoken Japanese

Other Networks

Current Location: Japan




Internal Notebook


The Path Of Million Pens