Modoru Okinawa


Nouveau produit

Exemplaires numérotés, tirage de 1000 exemplaires.

136 pages - Couverture rigide

Gomma Books, 2015

Neuf - Aucun défaut

Présentation de Gomma Books l'éditeur :

"1975. Okinawa, Japan. The Vietnam War has just ended.
Koza City is where the Kadena U.S. Air Force base is located.
The B-52s that attacked North Vietnam took off from here.

With the end of the war the city becomes the epicenter of a celebrative rush that lasts for a few years.
The city experiences a momentary crazed and raucous time.
A cacophonic spell where Japanese culture collides and becomes intimate with African-American trends and culture.

Keizo Kitajima documents Koza city in the post Vietnam War era

Ultimately it became a successful, popular shock wave.
It all dies off with the advent of the 1980s.
Keizo Kitajima visits Koza city regularly during those years and he executes a vital work, a crucial and important piece of documentary photography.
During those years Keizo realizes that the photographic exploration of reality is everything but small talk or commentary: it is an observation detached from any sentimentalism, a way to go further than what meets the eye and to document what is beyond the simple appearance."

Avec un texte de Christian Caujolle.

45,00 €

  • Aperçu rapide
    38,00 € Disponible

    Présentation par l'artiste sur le site de l'éditeur : "IMAGE SHOP CAMP, an independent gallery, opened in 1976, at multi-tenant building located at 2 chome street in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district. Six graduates of « WORK SHOP Daido Moriyama class » including me were participating. This is where I showed my photos of Tokyo from January to December 1979, in a...

    38,00 €