Publisher's presentation :
"The book Shikishima is a series of photographs taken during 1969-72 on the artist Tamiko Nishimura’s journeys around the Tohoku, Hokuriku, Kanto, Kansai, and Chugoku regions of Japan.
To accompany the exhibition shikishima in Zen Foto Gallery in early 2014, Zen published a reprint of the 1973 edition of Shikishima, accompanied by a supplement composed of unpublished photographs, and English translations of the original text and a newly written text by Tamiko Nishimura."
Text by Tamiko Nishimura :
"The weather changed often, with strong winds, sunshine, clouds, and rain. I was strongly attracted by the how the light shined, by the smell of flowers, and just by the atmosphere of the place, rather than what I actually saw. Even if I walk through the same place every day, each walk would be different, depending on who I meet or how the light shines. It is not particularly about visiting somewhere new. Still, while watching foreign ships in Kobe Port I dreamed of one day sailing in one to a country I’ve never been to before."
112 + 36 pages - Softcover & booklet in soft cardboard slipcase
Zen Foto Gallery, 2014 (700 copies)
Format : 21.7 x 28.5 cm
New - Mint condition
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