What is the Tokyo International Photography Festival?

Future is not to be predicted. Future is to be created; but to be created, one must have a vision.

Through the eyes of prominent international photographers, encounters new ideas, new thoughts that otherwise would have never crossed minds. Tokyo International Photography Festival (TIPF) is the place where we think on “the Future”; the future of photography, the future of our society.

Dates: October 9th -18th 2015
Hours: 9:30-21:30 (weekdays) / 9:00-19:00 (weekends)
Admission: FREE


At the main venue of TIPF, there will be several themed exhibitions as well as outside installations such as -What makes us “us”- curated by Miho Odaka featuring 14 internationally renowned photographers, and Tokyo International Photography Competition winners’ exhibition “Human Condition” and more to see and experience!

Portfolio Reviews

Welcome to the 2nd annual Tokyo International Portfolio Reviews, taking place on October 11 & 12, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. The Tokyo International Portfolio Reviews will bring together internationally-renowned editors and curators from around the world for two days of photography critiques and conversations.

Talks & Symposiums

There will be talk and symposium by international artists and photography professionals that will take place at the main venue! Please wait for the updates!


For photographers who want to break the mold, create a strong body of work, and develop their own style, TIPF provides workshops. This year, the workshop will be led by U.K photographer, Lydia Goldblatt (the TIPC 2014 Grand Prix Winner) as well as Erik Vroonz (Chief Editor / GUP magazine).

Satellite Events

Satellite events are hosted at different venues around the city of Tokyo. The satellite venues include Daikanyama T-SITE, Tokyo Polytechnic University, VACANT, IMA concept store and more! Make sure not to miss the participatory events by Takashi Homma and other photographers!