Hikari Kesho
Born in 1958 in Padua (Italy)
Born in Padua in 1958, he lives and works in Italy.

Since his childhood his main passion has been photography. He was given his first camera at the age of 10 from his grandfather. From this first Volklender bellows camera to today, Hikari Kesho continues to evolve and is mastering the art of digital photography.

Through studies and numerous recognitions in various exhibitions and photographic contests, Hikari Kesho soon became a professional photographer. Specializing in Fashion Photography, he collaborates with some of the most important international designers: Alviero Martini, Romeo Gigli, Gianfranco Ferré, Mariella Burani and Renato Balestra among the others.

Hikari Kesho has developed a unique style for photographing female bodies, making personal researches on the theme of body expression. He uses often black and white with gothic contaminations and connects uniquely to the world of fetish fantasies.

Hikari Kesho artworks have been published in many books and magazines (Goliath books, Playboy, Blue magazine ) and in 2012 he was selected (the only italian photographer) for "The Art of Contemporary Shibari", a multi-media exhibit including still photography, video, and live performance art by Photographers, Riggers and Models for the Fotofest 2012 Biennial, the first international Biennial of Photography and Photo-related Art in the United States. Hikari Kesho´s photo "Observing the Stillness of Brenta River" was chosen to be the official poster of the Biennial.

In 2013 Hikari Kesho was selected (the only italian artist and in a selection of only five international artists) for Biennale Vught (The Netherlands).