Yukari Chikura born in Tokyo, Japan.
She is one of the Photolucida Critical Mass TOP50 in 2015.
She has gotten lots of awards ( 1st,2nd,3rd prize of National Geographic ,International Photography Award,
Sony World Photography Awards, PX3, FOCUS Photo l.a., etc..)
And she held "SOLO EXHIBITION" at 7 places in Japan ( Canon Gallery, Sony Gallery, Entre Deux)
and group exhibition in lots of museum, gallery around the world.
Some projects has collected in Griffin Museum in US and Bibliotheque national de France.
1 project will be collected in the Kiyosato museum of photographic arts (K*MoPA).
Her picture had exhibited at "Best of Show photographer 2013" (Lucie Foundation: IPA).
She is now artist in residence of Rokko International Photography Festival 2015.
She participated “Review Santa Fe 2014” and “Eddie Adams Workshop 2014”.
Read Ann Jastrab's full article here
where she explains Yakari's project Zaido