List of photobooks by photographer Kimura, Hajime

Hajime Kimura is a Japanese photographer. He studied architexture and anthropology before starting a career as a photographer in  2006.

Hajime has published several books included "Kodama" (Mado-sha, 2012) which won the IPA Photo Book Asia Award in 2013 and "Scrap book" (Kettler, 2015), both about the Matagi community in Japan. He also self-published two photobooks, both in collaboration with the RPS  residency program (Reminders Photography Stronghold) by Yumi Goto : "In search of lost memories" and "Snowflakes Dog Man". The latter saw a new edition published by Ceiba in 2019.

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by Ceiba: " « My father was a bit plump, he looked grumpy and didn't laugh much in front of me. As time passed by, he became smaller and smaller. Long after I left home to live on my own, my father bought a black dog. Its belly was partly white, which contrasted with its body. The doggy's name is Kuro, which means black in...

  • .Sold out.Kodama is the account of the long period of time photographer Hajime Kimura spent among the Matagi community, in a remote mountainous region of Japan.The artist had discovered this people in a book, when he was still a student, and had been fascinated by the images, and by the story of their way of life.In a limited number of very powerful...

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