Published in 1970, For a Language to Come is recorded in the history of photography as the first photobook by Takuma Nakahira, the photographer who brought about a turning point in contemporary Japanese photography from the late 1960s to the early 1970s by radically breaking away from the existing image aesthetics at that time.
Second tabloid style catalogue by Osamu Kanemura after My Name is Shockhammer. The photographs were taken on the occasion of his first visit to Germany in 2004. Kanemura captured the cityscapes in Berlin, Frankfurt, and Cologne.
Published on the occasion of the retrospective exhibition, "Takuma Nakahira: Degree Zero -- Yokohama" at the Yokohama Museum of Art, 2003. With texts in Japanese by Shino Kuraishi, Akihito Yasumi, Daido Moriyama, Takashi Homma, and Michio Nakagawa. Artist's comment and List of Works in English.