1940年東京都生まれ。62年に東京綜合写真専門学校を卒業。67年より寺山修司が主宰する演劇実験室「天井桟敷」の専属カメラマンとなる。71年よりフリーランスの写真家として活動を開始。76年、「風姿花伝」にて日本写真協会新人賞を受賞し、一躍注目を浴びる。近年の作品集に『私家版・無名の男女』、『Early Works』、『Childhood Days』など。
Series of portraits of the children from the 1970’s through the mid 1980’s captured in and around different areas in Japan. Viewers are not only presented with a glimpse into a period of Japan’s history so defined by it’s radical changes, but are also allowed to experience and second innocence grasped from the series of images within Suda’s “Childhood Days”. Themed around “childhood days that every grown-up has once gone through”, this collection of photographs ranges from early works to recent images includes several have never before been published in a photobook.
Born 1940 in Tokyo. Graduated Tokyo College of Photography in 1962. He joined the experimental theater troupe “Tenjo Sajiki” led by Shoji Terayama, as an exclusive photographer. In 1971 he started his career as a freelance photographer. In 1976, Issei Suda released his first book “FUSHIKADEN” and received the Newcomers Award from the Photographic Society of Japan Awards, acclaimed in an international sensation.
His recents works are “Private Edition:Nameless Man & Woman""Early Works""Childhood Days"