Artist presentation of the project:
"As I held the camera with both hands, the «unique calmness» which exists in the Tsugaru region was gently pushing my back. Eleven years have passed since I started taking pictures for this series.
The moment I get focused on a subject, I feel like my body has disappeared. It is as if I myself have turned into an eye that looks through the viewfinder. The weight of the camera has already gone. As this eye, I first gravitate towards the subject, then stand next to it, and at last we blend into one and I become it."
With a text (in Japanese and English) by Kenji Takazawa.
WARNING: The copies we have show the slightest trace of bump at the top of the back, with a tiny crease to the DJ at this spot.
80 pages - Hardcover with DJ
New - Mint condition apart from the imperfection mentioned above
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Publisher's presentation: "Masako Tomiya is a photographer originally from the region of Aomori, north Japan. She has lived in Tokyo for years, and one day, she received news that her sister and sister-in-law, who live near her hometown, were both pregnant. This news inspired Tomiya’s series Kito, a reflection on identity, family, transmission and the...