Bruce Osborn


Higashi-Kuninomiya Culture Award

Bruce Osborn and Yoshiko Inoue were presented with the Higashi-Kuninomiya Culture Award for contributions they have made through their Oyako Day project. Bruce and Yoshiko are grateful for the sponsors and volunteers who have supported their social action. Without them, Oyako Day would have never been able to reach so many people. 「親子の日」のオリジネーター、ブルース・オズボーンと井上佳子が、東久邇宮文化褒賞を受賞いたしました。 「親子の日」のオリジネーター、ブルース・オズボーンと井上佳子が、東久邇宮文化褒賞を受賞いたしました。 東久邇宮文化褒賞は、皇室から賜られる宮賞のうちの一つで、高松宮賞はスポーツで優秀な成績を納めたりスポーツ界に貢献した人を讃えるための賞、秩父宮賞は、医療に貢献した方に贈られる賞、東久邇宮賞は、社会、文化、経済、政治等に功績のあった方を顕彰する賞だということです。 今回の受賞は、写真家ブルース・オズボーンの功績と、「親子の日」を通じた社会的活動を評価していただいての受賞だそうです。「親子の日」を応援してくださったみなさま、本当にありがとうございました。この賞は、みなさまの援助と応援があったからこそ受けられた賞です。是非いっしょに喜んでください。


Even if you missed the documentary on Bruce and the Oyako project on BS Japan, you still can see the photographs taken at this year’s OYAKO DAY photo session.The exhibition at Olympus Gallery (Tokyo) will be in September from the 9th to the 14th.Also, on September 10th, there will be a talk show starting at 2:00 PM.

OYAKO 28th Anniversary

Twenty-eight years ago I published “OYAKO”, my photo book on Japanese parents and children. The book coincided with an exhibition I was having at Seed Department Store in Shibuya and the response was unbelievable. It was introduced on several TV programs including NHK Evening News, NHK Educational TV, and Tetsuko no Heya. In addition, articles …

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The 2015 Oyako Taisho Award Presentation

The 2015 Oyako Taisho Award Winners, Ayaka and Makoto Hirahara holding their award. This is the 3rd consecutive year that they were voted number one in the Oyako Taisho Contest. More information about the Oyako Taisho Award at Oyako.Org