Picturing Okinawa: The black and white of cultural identity

Art Mar 11, 2018

Picturing Okinawa: The black and white of cultural identity

by Stephen Mansfield

Tracing the history of Okinawa as it is represented in the differing genres of experimental, documentary and portrait photography, inevitably leads to the abiding themes of identity, ethnicity and political posture. Located on the outer periphery of the nation, Okinawa, a garrison island where people ...

Tokyo: photogenic to its very core

Art Dec 13, 2016

Tokyo: photogenic to its very core

by John L. Tran

Care to take a guess what the new exhibition "Tokyo, Tokyo and Tokyo" at the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum is about? In fact there are two exhibitions with the same name running concurrently, so it's "Tokyo, Tokyo and Tokyo" and "Tokyo, Tokyo and Tokyo." It ...