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Mami Kosemura says it with flowers

Aug 14, 2018

Mami Kosemura says it with flowers

by John L. Tran

Where Flemish still-life painters combined fruit, vegetables and flowers that could not normally be picked in the same season, and portrayed them together in an imaginary, but highly realistic pictorial space, Kosemura uses contemporary tools to achieve the same with photographic detail.

Photography: A journey of passion and joy

| Jul 28, 2018

Photography: A journey of passion and joy

by Mio Yamada

Name: Nico Perez Age: 31 Nationality: British/Spanish Occupation: Photographer/Visual artist: www.pereznico.com. Instagram: @n_perez_ Likes: Passion, light, color, the journey of life Dislikes: Negativity 1. Do you remember when you first picked up a camera? Actually I do. My dad bought me a small point-and-shoot film camera when I was probably ...

Pure Land Buddhism and the art of photography

Jul 5, 2018

Pure Land Buddhism and the art of photography

by Katherine Whatley

Follow the Sumida River southwest from Asakusa and you'll soon reach Kuramae, an old working-class neighborhood filled with small factories, wholesale shops and temples. The area is changing, though, with single origin coffee roasters and stores selling imported pottery sprouting up next to mom-and-pop ...

Kyotographie is still on the up and up

Apr 10, 2018

Kyotographie is still on the up and up

by Matthew Larking

The sixth edition of Kyotographie, Kyoto's annual celebration of local and international photography, which opens in venues across the city on April 14, is titled "Up." This year, the collection of exhibitions address France-Japan relations: the 160th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations ...

Photos highlight the everyday lives of prisoners in Japan

Mar 29, 2018

Photos highlight the everyday lives of prisoners in Japan

by Keiji Hirano

A week-long photo exhibition being held next month will aim to shed light on the everyday lives of inmates of Japanese prisons and promote public awareness about the challenges the country's criminal justice system faces. Around 60 photos, which were taken by six photography majors ...