Keiko Nomura (Kobe, Japan) studied photography in Los Angeles and graduated from Visual Arts College Osaka. Before that, she left the Department of English, Doshisha Women’s College of Liberal Arts without a diploma. She has published 6 books. Nomura received the Newcomer’s Award from the Photographic Society of Japan in 1999 and New Photographer Prize at the 16th Higashikawa International Photography Festival in 2000 and has been exhibiting regularly in Japan in the last years. Women and water have been the motifs in her overarching theme of life’s infinite cycle beyond time and space.