About

Isao Nishiyama Born in 1977, Isao is an editor, photographer and graphic designer from Fukuoka, Japan. He created and began publishing a visual magazine called “Studio Journal knock” in 2013, which features visits with artists all around the globe. His style involves editing, producing and printing his own magazine on location wherever he is staying. So far, he has published five issues featuring Thailand, California, Portland, Central and South America, and Europe. His work of late is mainly focused on photography, editing and design for magazine “Transit”, visual magazine “Luketh”, and publication “Tsukigimehon” by Yadokari Publishing.

西山勲 1977年生まれ。福岡市を拠点に活動する編集者・写真家・グラフィックデザイナー。2013年に世界のアーティストの日常をドキュメントするビジュアル誌『Studio Journal knock』を創刊。旅をしながら世界各地のアーティストを取材し、編集・制作・発行まで旅先で行うスタイルで、これまでタイ・カリフォルニア・ポートランド・中南米・ヨーロッパと5タイトルを発行。主な仕事として雑誌「TRANSIT」、ビジュアルマガジン「LUKETH」、ウェブ・マガジン「Making Things by mature ha.」、「BOUNDARY」(T-TRAVEL)、書籍「月極本」(YADOKARI出版)など、撮影・編集・デザインまで手がける。


Solo Exhibition
2016  GOSIA (MARÜTE GALLERY)
2016  Behind The Scene (stock books & coffee/Osaka)
2016  mindscapes (GALERIE KISOU/Osaka)
2016  Behind The Scene (GRAFTO/Yamaguchi)
2016  Behind The Scene (iTohen/Osaka)
2015  In Her Studio (stock/Sendai)
2013  Desert Song of Morocco (ALBUS/Fukuoka)

Group Exhibition
2016 New Generation Art Frontier Exhibition 2016 (Fukuoka Asian Museum)
2016  Ima/Color (GRAFTO/Yamaguchi)
2016  Toaru Tabino Namae (Acru/Osaka)