And, Where Did the Peacocks Go?

@ Kajioka, Miho

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Presentation by the(M) éditions:

" « Right after the Fukushima nuclear plant accident, I found a blog about peacocks that were left in the evacuation zone, within the 20km limit.

I started imagining those peacocks, walking around the empty town with their beautiful wings spread.

The image I had in my mind seemed so far away from what was going on in Fukushima. It was as if two different layers of images - the disaster scene and beautiful peacocks - were overlapping with each other without being unified.

I started to see different layers in almost everything after the disaster in 2011. »

   --  Miho Kajioka  "

The texts (in English and Japanes) are in a 32-page booklet inserted in a holder at the back of the book.

64 + 32 pages - Hardcover

the(M) éditions, 2018 (400 numbered copies)

Format : 16 x 20 cm

New - Mint condition

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$85.82

Kajioka, Miho

Miho Kajioka is a Japanese photographer and journalist. In 2018 she published "And, Where Did the Peacocks Go?" with the(M) éditions, an intimate project about the Tōhoku tsunami and the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. In 2019, she publishes "So it Goes", a project around time and memory, still with the(M) éditions; that book was awarded the photobook-of-the-year "Prix Nadar" in France in 2019. In 2021, she publishes "Flowers Bloom, Butterflies Come" with IIKKI Books, a project that includes a music collaboration with the British artists Ian Hawgood et Craig Tattersall. © Portrait taken from the artist's website
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