About

Ken Hirama / kenhirama is an award winning director,photographer and a visual artisit based in Tokyo, Japan. He first become known online for his test video "D90 Short Film" (chosen as the "Best video done by the Nikon D90 on d90plus). some regard him as one of the pioneers of DSLR filmmaking along with Philip Bloom.
In 2010, his work was shown at Huis Marseille Museum, Amsterdam with Japanese leading photographers Mika Ninagawa, Rinko Kawauchi, Risaku Suzuki and other photographers around the globe. Under the influence of his big brother shotahirama (signaldada), he became involved with numerous projects and collaborations. His collaborations include shotahirama, pleq, Anna Rose Carter,Natalia Noelia and Japanese art label mAtter and SIGNAL DADA.


NHKフィルムフェスティバルやカンヌライオンズにてランナー
アップ賞を受賞、アムステルダムのHuis Marseille美術館では蜷川実花や川内倫子らと共に作品展示を果たした映像作家kenhirama. 2010にはポーランドのサウンドアーティスト Pleqとの無数のコラボレーションを果たし、それ以降はPleqをはじめAnna Rose CarterとNatalia Noelia Siebułaとの共同作品を作った。
2010年10月には、実の兄shotahirama(SIGNALDADA)と六本木superdeluxeでコラボ。
2010年12月には濱崎幸友を中心にサウンドデザイン・建築・プロダクトデザインなど、様々なメディアにアプローチするサウンド&デザインレーベル"mAtter"とmAtter Asia Tourに映像作家として参加。

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Photo of NIGO® interview.

Photo of NIGO® interview.

Cassete cover photo by kenhirama
"Modern Lover" (2014)
shotahirama

Cassete cover photo by kenhirama

"Modern Lover" (2014)

shotahirama

photo and design by kenhirama
live poster for しずる

photo and design by kenhirama

live poster for しずる

Photo for NIGO®`s 2-5 cafe photo by kenhirama

Photo for NIGO®`s 2-5 cafe photo by kenhirama

CD cover photo by kenhirama
"Clampdown" (2014)
shotahirama/miclodiet

CD cover photo by kenhirama

"Clampdown" (2014)

shotahirama/miclodiet

CD cover photo by kenhirama

"post punk" (2014)shotahirama 

CD cover photo by kenhirama

"post punk" (2014)
shotahirama 

CD cover photo by kenhirama
"Just Like Honey" (2013)
 shotahirama + Ducerey Ada Nexino

CD cover photo by kenhirama

"Just Like Honey" (2013)

 shotahirama Ducerey Ada Nexino

Exhibition at gift_lab and photobook release.

"Ray of Summer" 

kenhirama + Ray

「写真家kenhiramaと歌い手Rayのコラボレーション写真集”Ray of Summer”を題材に
ひと夏の一瞬一瞬を切り取った大切な時間たちの写真を展示します。
季節は冬へと移り変わりますが、いつも背中を押してくれるのは
あの暑い夏の光でした。
みなさまにもぜひ、そんな夏を思い出していただけたらうれしいです。」

CD cover photo by kenhirama

"Nice Doll To Talk" (2012)
shotahirama

CD cover photo by kenhirama

"Nice Doll To Talk" (2012)

shotahirama

CD cover photo by kenhirama
"The Dawn Came Behind The Fog" (2011)
pleq + Marihiko Hara

CD cover photo by kenhirama

"The Dawn Came Behind The Fog" (2011)

pleq + Marihiko Hara