Naoki Ishikawa is a photographer and climber born in 1977 in Tokyo, Japan.
He obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Waseda University in 2002. In 2005 he obtained his Master in Fine Arts at the Tokyo University of the Arts where, three years later, he obtained a doctorate.
He exhibited his work in solo and group exhibitions in Japan as well as in the rest of the world. He won great number of awards. He published his photographic work in different books: Pole to Pole (ChuoKoron Shinsha, 2003), Void (Knee High Media, 2005), New Dimension (AKAAKA, 2007), Polar (Little More, 2007), Vernacular (AKAAKA, 2009) and Mt. Fuji (Little More, 2009)
He works as a Special Research Fellow at the Institute for Art Anthropology at Tama Art University in Tokyo.