The complete edition of Takashi Homma's acclaimed homage reveals the connection between the graceful and intimate sequence of images depicting the girl – which is in fact not Takashi Homma's daughter but the daughter of friends of his – and the city of Tokyo.
This massive publication consists of 930 photographs taken by Daido Moriyama in the first twenty years of his career. Starting with the oldest existing print from 1960 and ending around the publication of Moriyama’s photobook Light and Shadow in 1982, the book allows an unprecedented insight into the work – including many previously unpublished images –...
A brilliant and never seen before series of portraits by Satomi Nihongi of the Tokyo transgender community in the 1970's. Shot in various gay clubs, these gorgeous images were ahead of their time, already going beyond the social norms of gender and sexuality of that time period.
Katsu Moriguchi is a journalist and photographer who has been documenting the difficult relationship between Okinawa and the US presence during his career. With his mission of “conveying the suffering of Okinawa to mainland Japan,” he documented the situation in Okinawa in photographs, news articles and documentary programs.
Katsumi Watanabe began his career as a “traveling photographer,” walking around Shinjuku’s streets and shops offering to take photographs for 200 Yen per pose. He continued to photograph Shinjuku’s streets and the people that populated them throughout his entire life, until his death in 2006. In 1982, Watanabe traveled to India in search of his old Shinjuku.
ISHIKAWA Mao (1953-), an Okinawa based photographer who has been widely introduced abroad and continues to actively take photographs. Her photographs capture the power of people's lives themselves, questioning how they should live as individuals, despite the contradictions and conflicts that come with being trapped in their positions.