OfficeDaidoDaido Moriyama photo foundation

1961

Moriyama moves to Tokyo, to join the eminent photographers` group VIVO in March, whose members include Shomei Tomatsu, but the group is about to dissolve. Eikoh Hosoe takes Moriyama on as an assistant and next year Moriyama assists in the production of Hosoe`s series
Ordeal by Roses

1964

Started his career as a freelance photographer, frequently shot around American base in Yokosuka. Started friendship with Takuma Nakahira this time.

1967

Award

New Artist Award from the Japan Photo Critics Association

1968

Group exhibition

"Pantomime" (with Shin Yanagisawa), Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo

Publication

Japan: A Photo Theater, with text of Shuji Terayama, Muromachi Shobo