Tokyo (*signed*)

@ Johansson, Gerry

978-398168858-0

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"Tokyo is a visual journey through a city at once futuristic and obsolete, its visionary design worn out – like that of a past era.

Johanasson uses photography to index the city, finding form and pragmatic order through accumulation and sequence, revealing the city's hidden, modular logic: lego-like segments, a basic square unit repeated indefinitely and in various sizes.

These images are unpeopled, showing only the architecture of the city, a container of 13 million people, organised around mass movement and the funnelling of human traffic. Between the concrete, glass and steel, the occasional green life sprouts – miniature gardens in the narrow alleyways, or a cluster of flower pots lining the sidewalk.

The architecture creates its own topography, and the city is glimpsed as the last outpost of a fading, mechanised world."

Ancient Japanese text by Kamo no Chomei, translated in English.

Design : Greger Ulf Nilsson.

The images presented here come from Gerry Johansson's website.

160 pages - Hardcover

Only Photography, 2016

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Johansson, Gerry

The Swedish photographer Gerry Johansson , born in 1945, has produced in 18 years a series of books on Sweden, the USA, Mongolia and Germany, in which he always uses black and white pictures with a square format of uninhabited places . Photo: © Pressfoto
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  • Presentation by the publisher at Only Photography: "After the incredible success with Gerry Johansson's Tokyo in 2016 (the 500 edition was sold out in three months), I've been looking out for another project with the artist. For the new book America revised I've chosen 83 pictures from the big number of images, Gerry had taken in the span of more than 40...

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