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Miyako Ishiuchi Wins 2014 Hasselblad Award

On March 6th, the Hasselblad Foundation presented Japanese photographer Miyako Ishiuchi with its 2014 annual Hasselblad Award. In conjunction with the award, an exhibition of Ishiuchi’s work curated by Dragana Vjuanovic and Louise Wolpers of the Hasselblad Foundation will open on … Continue reading

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10×10 Reading Room (Day 8): Christopher Phillips + Deirdre Donohue / International Center of Photography

10×10 Japanese Photobooks As part of 10×10 Japanese Photobooks, a pop-up reading room of 100 Japanese photobooks at the ICP-Bard MFA Studios from September 28-30, 2012 and an online resource space at Photo(o)lia, Monsters & Madonnas features one 10×10 reading … Continue reading

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10×10 Reading Room (Day 7): Tomoka Aya / The Third Gallery Aya

10×10 Japanese Photobooks As part of 10×10 Japanese Photobooks, a pop-up reading room of 100 Japanese photobooks at the ICP-Bard MFA Studios from September 28-30, 2012 and an online resource space at Photo(o)lia, Monsters & Madonnas features one 10×10 reading … Continue reading

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10X10 Reading Room (Day #1): Ferdinand Brueggemann / Galerie Priska Pasquer

10×10 Japanese Photobooks As part of 10×10 Japanese Photobooks, a pop-up reading room of 100 Japanese photobooks at the ICP-Bard MFA Studios from September 28-30, 2012 and an online resource space at Photo(o)lia, Monsters & Madonnas features one 10×10 reading … Continue reading

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Fanta, Sprite and G.I. Joe: Postwar Japanese Photographers Respond to the American Military Presence in Japan

Since the end of World War II, the American military presence on Japanese soil has been a contentious, yet mandated component of Japan’s postwar political and economic landscape. Initiated and maintained through a series of treaties at the end of … Continue reading

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The Impact of Hiroshima & Nagasaki on Japanese Photobooks – Russet Lederman

The current Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945 exhibition on view at the International Center of Photography provides a good platform to discuss Japanese photobooks which deal with the development of a postwar Japanese identity that synthesized the horrors of the Nagasaki … Continue reading

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Mother

A small selection of photobooks in honour of Mother. The Kitten’s Little Boy by Dare Wright R TR729.C3 W75 1971 “Did you say his kitten? Cats never belong to people, said his mother [p.5]”.  A beautiful Dare Wright book in … Continue reading

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