Sayaka Takahashi

Sayaka Takahashi (born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan) is the director of PGI, the photo gallery in Tokyo.

She studied under the photography critic Osamu Hiraki at Waseda University.

In 1998, she participated in the Higashikawa International Photo Festival as a volunteer, and from this experience she developed an interest in curating, conservation and installation.

Began working in the field of photography at PGI a gallery in Tokyo this year in its department of conservation, framing and installation.

Between 2003 and 2010, she worked for the Higashikawa International Photo Festival as an assistant director.

Since 2010, she started her career as the director of PGI, she has worked with many of the most celebrated postwar photographers – in particular Yasuhiro Ishimoto, Kikuji Kawada.

She is placing emphasis on introducing Japanese photography to the world and on finding new talent. She is the one of the members of the board of directors of the Fine-Art Photography Association (FAPA) and a committee of the Daikanyama Photo Fair, an event organized by FAPA.