Japan Somewhere (*signed*)

@ Maki



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Presentation by Zen Foto Gallery :

"This latest publication by French photographer Maki includes images taken between 2001 and 2015 during many visits to Japan. The high-contrast black-and-white photos, from streetsnaps to portraits, landscapes and the occasional erotic image, paint a manifold picture of Maki’s extensive experience of Japan while avoiding the common mistake of needless orientalism.

Says Russet Lederman in her essay A Journey to Japan Somewhere: « Maki approaches photography as a series of open-ended encounters experienced from both inside and outside Japanese culture. (...) Japan Somewhere travels both figuratively and literally into Japan’s back alleys. »

          -- Russet Lederman  "

Texts by Takehiko Nakafuji, Russet Lederman and Maki in English and Japanese. The photographs are doubled as thumbnails at the end of the book with date and localization of each picture.

Copies signed by the photographer.

144 pages - Softcover with flaps

Zen Foto Gallery, 2018 (500 copies)

Format : 19.5 x 28 cm


New - Mint condition

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Maki is a French photographer and publisher with a strong relationship to Japaan and Tokyo, where he carries a long term project since the early 2000s that he calls an "infinite work in progress". As a publisher with "Média Immédiat", he published small photobooks with works by Morten Andersen, Koji Onaka or Ed Templeton. As a photographer, he published among others Gûyu - Allegory (Timeshow Press, 2016) and Japan Somewhere (Zen Foto Gallery, 2018). © Self-portrait by Maki
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