Republished by Session Press in a newly edited and expanded edition, We Have No Place to Be (originally published by Soshisha in 1982) veritably launched Joji Hashiguchi’s illustrious 40-year career, and remains widely regarded as one of the photographer’s seminal early works alongside his first photobook Shisen ( The Look).
L’histoire de 78 est celle d’une promesse continuée et tenue après le décès du photographe Issei Suda, de publier un ouvrage fort d’une approche originale et renouvelée des photographies du maître japonais. Si le projet prend ses racines en janvier 2019, 78 est le résultat d’un travail de sélection d’images inédites dans les archives de Suda, réalisé en...
There was certainly love. Mao Ishikawa’s legendary debut series is now being shown again after having been kept under wraps for 30 years. It was right after Okinawa reverted to Japan in 1975, when, at the age of 22, Ishikawa took the plunge and moved to Okinawa to work in a bar that catered for foreigners.
The third and final installment in Koji Onaka's Slow Boat series. Koji Onaka’s hides an entire feeling in single photographs and draws a full story with the click of his shutter button – a talent he proves once more in “Faraway Boat”, which comprises photographs taken all over Japan between the 1980s and 2000s.
2200 Miles is the fifth photobook by Japanese artist Atsushi Fujiwara. For this work, Fujiwara left Japan to photograph in Great Britain, where he once lived. Tracing the past as he travelled the 2200 mile journey, Fujiwara captures the deep sentimentality of road movies and the brightness of the sun traveling along.
Gao Shan’s award-winning photobook “The Eighth Day” takes its name from his personal history – on the eighth day after his birth, Shan was adopted by his new mother. [...] In his ongoing series, he uses the camera not for cold observation but as an active tool in their relationship. An intimate, emotional photographic document that involves its viewers’s...
The massive volume “Gekko Shashin” collects 26 series by Japanese photography master Nobuyoshi Araki. Taken between 1964 and 1971, during the early years of Araki’s career, they form the missing link between his 1964 photobook “Sachin” (which earned him the Taiyo Award) and his 1972 masterpiece “Sentimental Journey”.