'Special exhibition on the 120th anniversary of Ryukyu Shimpo; 42 tumultuous years in Okinawa, as seen through the eyes of photojournalists'

Jun 20, 2013

'Special exhibition on the 120th anniversary of Ryukyu Shimpo; 42 tumultuous years in Okinawa, as seen through the eyes of photojournalists'

by Marie Omata

Hiroaki Yamashiro, three-time winner of the Kyushu-Okinawa photojournalist association award, has been documenting Okinawa’s history, its vanishing culture and rare aspects of its nature for more than 40 years. To commemorate Okinawa’s Ryukyu Shimpo newspaper’s 120th anniversary, this exhibition presents 200 photographs that Yamashiro ...