Following the Traces of the Seventy-five Years of the Genius of Photography
Araki: The Photo Devil #01
‘The Ukiyo-e artist Kawanabe Kyosai called himself the Demon of Painting, you know. I’m more the Photo Devil’—Nobuyoshi Araki. Araki starts his day early, photographing the sky from his veranda. He then shoots a picture of his breakfast. Next, he moves to his bedroom and uses a brush to write the names and title lettering for a solo exhibition. After going to a Tokyo studio for an afternoon photo shoot with models, he meets with curators and members from the media in the evening. Over the weekend, Araki disappears into his home to shoot still-life. For him, these days aren’t days of rest. Some of his photos repulse, and yet some inspire through their imaginative beauty. The power of Araki’s work lies in the contrasts of life and death, tranquility and chaos, madness and humor—his controversial style scorches the eyes and finds purchase in one’s memory to last a lifetime.
DRESSEDUNDRESSED Wants to Take Your Clothes Off
You might wonder if Emiko Sato and Takeshi Kitazawa were watching the Super Bowl on February the first 2004.
Kalel Koven: Shooting Straight, through Blurry Photos
When Kalel Koven arrives Japan, this talented photographer swaps his camera for a smartphone and captures passers-by as they move through restless cities.
Paris, Kyoto: Kohei Nawa
In this special episode shot in Kyoto, the Japanese sculptor, Kohei Nawa, invites us to his workshop Sandwich, to tell about his monumental work Throne currently displayed under the Pyramid...3:26
Love Wrapped Up by Haruhiko Kawaguchi
Packaged and weighed, the Japanese artist Haruhiko Kawaguchi known better as Photographer Hal takes photographs of couples wrapped up against one another.
‘guntû’, a Small Ryokan Afloat in the Seto Inland Sea.
guntû, the name of a small boat with just nineteen rooms, sails the waters of the Seto Inland Sea with its countless islands, large and small.