Yurie Nagashima was born in Tokyo in 1973. After her sensational artist debut by her family nude portraits which was awarded PARCO Prize in 1993, she received her MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 1999. She has held numerous solo exhibitions including at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum. She has published eight photography artwork books and an essay book which was awarded Kodansha Essay Award. In 2015, Nagashima received Master’s degree in Sociology at Musashi University, continues to develop her artistic language in relation with feminism and the society. In 2020, she receive The Domestic Photographer Award in The 36th Higashikawa Award.