Born in Kagoshima Prefecture in 1960; lives and works in Fukuoka Prefecture.
An artist and professor at Akita University of Art, Fuji has exhibited in many shows and art projects, both in Japan and abroad, including the Bangladesh Biennial (2006), where he was awarded the Grand Prix, the Site Santa Fe Biennial (2009), and Setouchi Triennale (2010). Since organizing Art Net Work ’83 in central Kyoto and along the Kamo River, which focused on community-based creative expression, Fuji has been engaged in dialogue and experimental activities in art projects on a regional level throughout Japan. Noted works include “A Walk of the Skinny Dogs,” made from the wood of demolished houses, “Vinyl Plastics Connection,” “Kaekko,” community activities using recycled household waste, and “Making Fujishima Hachijuro,” a project to create a fictitious character. At KENPOKU ART 2016, he will create a mock store with scrap waste in the shopping district in front of Hitachi-Taga Station.