Briefly published from 1968 to 1969 in Japan, PROVOKE had a profond impact on the landscape of contemporary photography. LE BAL had dedicated a major exhibition on it in 2016 and on this occasion showed the original and extremely rare magazines. Publisher Nitesha reissues today a facsimile of the three magazines.
Nishimura's work is imbued with a dark and delicate poetry, which is reminiscent of the work of great Japanese photographers such as Issei Suda. A subtle balance, reproduced in a signed book-object in small format, very well published and edited by Zen Foto.
In the wake of Fukushima Daiichi meltdown, Yusuke Takagi’s Kagerou faces the fears of the nuclear era, interweaving pregnancy and fatherhood in a transfigured Tokyo with the landscapes of the Zone and the portraits of people who decided not to leave.
Overflow is an installation by Takuma Nakahira displaying 48 colours photographs on 6 meters wide and 1.60 meters long. This installation exhibited in 1964 is a vector of the artist’s interrogations on power, urban space, and media environment.