Haruka Sakaguchi

Haruka Sakaguchi

Haruka Sakaguchi is a Japanese documentary photographer based in Brooklyn. She was born in Osaka, Japan, and immigrated to the U.S. with her parents when she was three months old.

Haruka’s documentary work focuses on cultural identity and sense of place, and has been published by The New York TimesNational GeographicTIMEThe New YorkerNewsweek, PDN, The Washington Post, BuzzFeed, and more. Her project 1945 was on display at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway, from November 2017 through November 2018.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Haruka Sakaguchi

Asian Americans on Race and The Pandemic

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2020

In collaboration with TIME, photographer Haruka Sakaguchi documented the stories of ten New York-based Asian Americans, who share their experiences of racism during the pandemic, and how their perspectives have been shaped by recent Black Lives Matter protests.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Typecast is a satirical portrait series addressing cultural stereotypes perpetuated by the entertainment industry.

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Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Typecast is a satirical portrait series addressing cultural stereotypes perpetuated by the entertainment industry presented as a Photo Cube exhibition and day portrait session.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Haruka Sakaguchi

Oct 82021

Disruptive Creativity Talk (ENCORE RECORDING)

Discover how to use photography as a form of self-care and embrace the challenges encountered as opportunities

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Oct 32020

Asian Americans Reflect on Seeing Themselves, Race, and the Pandemic

New York-based Asian Americans who shared their experiences of pandemic-fueled racism with TIME gather for a virtual roundtable discussion on contextualizing anti-Asian racism during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Apr 282019

TYPECAST Photo Shoot

This event is designed for actors of color who are interested in being photographed twice; once in the role they tend to get typecast, and again in their idea of a “dream” role.

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