Gallery Talk with Naoto Yoshida

Gallery Talk with Naoto Yoshida

Thursday, 25 April 2024 / Aperture Gallery


In this special evening, documentary photographer and journalist Naoto Yoshida talked about his background as a writer and journalist in Japan, and how it has fed into his photographic project Un/Masked, which was on show 8 March - 4 May 2024 at Aperture Gallery.

This event was co-organised by Aperture Gallery and the Japan Society.

For the details of the exhibition 'Un/Masked', click here.




Naoto Yoshida

Naoto Yoshida, born in 1989, is a Japanese independent writer and documentarian based in the UK and Japan. He has focused on social issues related to disability and para-sports over the past six years, publishing three co-written books. His subject matters stem from the question of what constitutes a disability in our society, exploring collaborative and participatory approaches with people concerned to enable them to play an active role in the creation of a project, utilising digital and analogue processes.
His work has been shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing Photo Portrait Prize (UK, 2023) and Pitch Grant (Japan, 2023). His work was selected as a winner of Portrait of Britain vol. 6 (UK, 2023).