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Rob Gilhooly

Rob Gilhooly is an award-winning British photographer and writer whose work has appeared in publications around the globe, including the Guardian and New Scientist. He was formerly a staff writer at the Japan Times and has contributed as a freelance since 2002. In 2004, he obtained an MA in journalism. His website can be found at www.japanphotojournalist.com

For Rob Gilhooly's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Iwami-kagura: The changing face of a Shimane theatrical tradition

Stage Aug 24, 2019

Iwami-kagura: The changing face of a Shimane theatrical tradition

Kneeling on the floor of his atelier in the Nagahama district of Hamada, Shimane Prefecture, master craftsman Katsuro Ka-kita applies the finishing touches to one of his colorful, striking and sometimes terrifying creations. Each depicts characters from Japanese mythology, such as the jealous female demon ...

Yosuke Masuko: Spinning dough in Vietnam

People | WHY DID YOU LEAVE JAPAN? Feb 3, 2018

Yosuke Masuko: Spinning dough in Vietnam

Bao and Ey Doan are sat at a table on the second floor of their favorite weekend dining experience, a chic, cavernous brick-and-beams pizzeria located inside a 130-year-old French colonial building in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. Bao has ordered them one of Pizza 4P's' ...