@ Yamamoto, Masao


.Very last two copies available (book only).

Published in September 2020, Sasanami is a collaboration between photographer Masao Yamamoto and musician Akira Uchida. This book is almost sold out with the publisher before its release (notification of "last copies" on their website)!

We are offering IIKKI's books since 2018 and it is the first time that we are also offering the music in physical format (vinyl or CD). Otherwise, like for all IIKKI publications, the book itself includes a coupon that allows you to listen online to the full musical piece composed by Akira Uchida for this project. A portion of this piece can be listened to on the publisher's website.

The publisher did not provide an introduction to the project, the images and the music will speak for themselves...

Book: 1200 hand-numbered and hand-stamped copies, printed on Munken Lynx

Vinyl: 250 hand-numbered copies, "DMM-cut" (Direct Metal Mastering), white vinyl, sleeve on 350g paper.

CD: 200 hand-numbered copies

80 pages - Hardcover

IIKKI Books, 2020

Format : 24 x 22 cm

New - Mint condition

This book is no longer in stock


Yamamoto, Masao

Masao Yamamoto is a Japanese photographer, originally trained as an oil painter. His work of portraits, landscapes and still lifes are silver prints that are delicately toned and sometimes overpainted or dyed He has self-published several artist books and also published multiple collaborations with various publishers, including: "Nakazora" (Nazraeli, 2002), "Omizuao" (Nazraeli, 2004), "Where We Met" (Lannoo, 2012), "Small Things in Silence" (Editorial RM / Seigensha, 2015), "Tori" (Radius Books, 2017), "Bonsai - Microcosms Macrocosms" (T&M Projects, 2019) and "Sanasami" (IIKKI Books, 2020). © Portrait by unknown photographer taken from the artist's Wikipedia page
  • Presentation by T&M Projects: " During his long career, Masao Yamamoto has created works that carefully pick up familiar animals, plants, landscapes, and other small things that are likely to be overlooked. The photos have been brewed into beauty with delicate breathing and a sense of tension by a superlative monochrome technique. This Bonsai -...

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  • Presentation by Editorial RM: " Born in 1957 in Gamagori, in the Japanese prefecture of Aichi, Masao Yamamoto is a photographer who began his art studies as an oil painter under the supervision of Goro Saito in his hometown. Masao subsequently discovered that photography was the ideal medium for the theme that most interested him: images with the ability...

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  • .Back in stock!. Presentation by Nieves Mingueza adapted from an article on all about photo:  " « By combining found archives with my documentary photography work, I am exploring the story of a Vietnamese female with mental issues in 1970's London. This is a project about the complex relationship between memory, immigration, mental health and human...

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  • .Back in stock. Presentation by IIKKI Books: "Dmitri Markov is a russian documentary photographer, social worker, volunteer and journalist from Pskov. His only camera is an iPhone, with a sharp eye he documents life in the ex-URSS without any artifice. His works are simply some everyday life’s scenes with a particular sense of beauty and a wonderful...

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  • .Sold out. Published in March 2021, Flowers Bloom, Butterflies Come is a collaboration between Japanese photographer Miho Kajioka and British musicians Ian Hawgood and Craig Tattersall. This book is already sold out by the publisher, before its actual release! We are offering IIKKI's books since 2018 and we are now also offering the music in physical...