Women ... of ... 100
Tsuneko Sasamoto who reached 100 years old in September, 2014 entered association of photograph in 1940 and made a start as first Japanese woman news photographer. We photographed Prime Minister Kiichiro Hiranuma, Hitler Youth, world very important person and society including state of security treaty struggle and contributed many graph articles before the war through postwar period.
Sasamoto is active, and, by book exhibition, you see Sasamoto work which we took of 100 women to celebrate 100 years old having been reached. Women who become the first person through social lack of understanding and various difficulty in each world, and play an active part. We copied, and, out of feeling to want to tell the figure to young generation, Sasamoto took many women. It is only woman flexible vigorously including Setsuko Migishi that we run in the after the war first general election and found the woman representative first and Shizue Kato, Noriko Awaya who it is called "Queen of the blues", and went through rebellious spirit mind for wartime that it was, paintress association, and it was woman painter's first persons of cultural merits. They are peaceful freely and pray for the beauty, and these works group that we have dream, and trace of live people was arrested will be that it is for one hint in thinking about "how do you live?" for modern youth.
Tsuneko Sasamoto (bamboo grass cause Tsuneko)
It was born in Tokyo prefecture Ebara county Osaki-cho (existing Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo) for 1,914 years
We enter association of photograph in 1940 and become news photographer (1941 leaving the office)
Chiba newspaper publisher enters the company in Chiba-shi of evacuation with the end of the war in 1945
We return to Tokyo in 1946 and become woman democracy newspaper publisher (Shibuya) part-time service
It becomes freelance in 1947, and photograph, article is provided by newspaper, magazine
Japan Photographers Society is founded in 1950 and becomes member
We establish "Sasamoto design room" as outfitting consultant in 1962
We establish classroom as flower designer in Tokyo, Shizuoka others, each place in 1967
We open original clothes, shop "atelier, SS" (Shinjuku) of original accessories in 1982
We photograph taking advantage of photo exhibition "people who colored the history of the Showa era" holding in 1985 and reopen
2012 Tsuneko Sasamoto permanent construction photograph gallery (Sapporo) establishment