Moe was born in Tokyo in 1984, studies and graduated (BA) photography at London College of Communications, University of the Arts London.
Upon returning to Tokyo after Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, Moe self taught book binding skills and started a career as a book artist making numerous personal projects into hand bound art books using photography, archival images and illustrations under her label 'Banyan Books & Illustrations'.
Moe's works often focus on the topic such as community life, people with disabilities and spirituality. She also works as a book binder and book binding consultant for the artists from photographers to printmakers for their own artists' books.
London College of Communications ,University of the Arts London,
「底翳」はドイツKassel Dummy AwardでSpecial Mention、及びフランスLuma Rencontres Dummy Award 2021を受賞。
2004-2007 Photography / London College of Commucations, University of the Arts London , UK
2012-2014 Graphic Design / Kyoto University of Art and Design / Kyoto, Japan
Kyojima Uchu / Green Thanks Supply, Tokyo
SOKOHI (Book) / Kassel Dummy Award Shorlists' Exhibition Tour / Zagreb, Aarhus, Prague, Istanbul, Cambodia and more.
2019 Photobook as Object Exhibition / Reminders Photography Stronghold gallery, Tokyo
2017 Transformare / Uradana. Tokyo
2016 The library / Toki Art Space, Tokyo
2016 Behind Banyan Books / Kosumi Library, Tokyo
2006 Photographic Portrait Award / National Portrait Gallery, London
2020 Fiebre Dummy Award, shortlisted, Spain
2019 Photobook as Object by Yumi Goto and Jan Rosseel / Tokyo, Japan
2017 Atlas Lab by Yumi Goto and Amak Mahmoodian / Tokyo, Japan
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AnOther Magazine / IMA Online Magazine / Blind Magazine