George Nobechi (Japanese/Canadian b. Tokyo in 1980) graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in History. Upon graduation, he worked in business for over a decade, but decided in 2014 to pursue a pathway into photography.
He journeyed to the southwestern U. S. to learn the craft, and he worked on several photographic projects, including Here. Still.,which received international recognition including: Critical Mass Top 50, Paris Photo Silver Award, and an International Photography Award, 3rd Prize, for this series.
George’s work is represented by A Gallery for Fine Photography in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Patricia Conde Galeria, in Mexico City, Mexico, and is in the collections of the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, the Center for Creative Photography in Arizona, the Australian Museum of Contemporary Photography.
His work has been published in Huffington Post, Newsweek, PDN, and Lenscratch, among other publications. Exhibitions of his work have taken place in the U.S., Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, and Australia.
George currently resides in Tokyo, working on projects about having a bicultural upbringing in a homogeneous society.