Yoko Naito culminated 6 years of work in New York City with the series Unbeknown. The collection of photographs captures the vacant winter shores of the city with a minimalistic approach and explores outward changes in the environment, the human condition and their artefacts.
Berlin based Yoko Naito, originally from Japan, graduated from Nihon University College of Art in Photography in Tokyo, Japan in 2007, and received a Sony World Photography Award for Travel in 2015 with a shortlist in Lifestyle. She received the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts Young Portfolio Award in 2014 and 2015. Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions within the United States, Europe and Japan, most recently at Sony Imaging Gallery in Tokyo.