Noriko Hayashi is a renowned documentary photographer who focuses her work on the overlooked realities of society.

Based in | Tokyo, Japan

Projects | Unholy Matrimony-Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan, Inside The Desolate Fukushima Nuclear Exclusion Zone

Awards | NPPA Best of Journalism in Contemporary Issues (2014), The Visa d’Or Feature (2013), 1st Prize DAYS JAPAN International Photojournalism (2012) & 3rd Prize (2013), 1st Prize Natori Yonosuke Commemorative Photography Award.

Published | National Geographic Japan, The Washington Post,, Der Spiegel