This year Daido Moriyama will publish two photo books. One is entitled K, which represents the first character from the Japanese word keikan, meaning scene or scenery. The other book is entitled Pretty Woman, which is a compilation of Moriyama’s street shots on the theme of women.
Kenzo Tange, the Father of Modern Japanese Architecture
Lauded in all four corners of the world, his iconic monuments made from rough concrete led to his style being described as 'lyrical brutalism'.
The Little-Known, Frenetic Japan of Tatsuo Suzuki
A latecomer to photography, he succeeds brilliantly at translating all the power of a being through his street photography.
Marcos Gois, the Ramen Master of Finland
Born to a Portuguese father and a Finnish mother, Marcos Gois has dedicated his career to Japanese cuisine. He's a fan of noodles!
Wa, the Japanese Empire of Harmony
Prioritising agreement and harmony over personal views: this is the philosophy behind wa, a value which runs through Japanese society.
The Emperor of Japanese Porn is Now the Star of a New Netflix Series
Deliciously funny, The Naked Director especially succeeds in reviving the atmosphere that was so characteristic of 1980s Japan.