As a film director, his films have received 48 nominations and awards at film festivals worldwide.
Artist / Founder of NAKED, INC. / Visiting Professor at Osaka University of Arts / Branding Director of Achi Village, Nagano. Since founding the creative company NAKED, INC. in 1997, the Tokyo based artist has led projects in various fields such as film, spatial presentation, local revitalization, and traditional Japanese arts. The films he directed have received 48 nominations and awards at film festivals around the world. He began creating works as a solo artist in 2018 and since has exhibited art both within Japan and overseas. In 2020, he launched an international art initiative "DANDELION PROJECT" that aims to unite people's prayers for world peace by "planting" interconnected dandelion sculptures in locations around the world.