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Daido Moriyama - Japan: A Photo Theater (Nippon Gekijō Shashinchō, 森山大道 にっぽん劇場写真帖)




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images may be added again at some stage - too many images "stolen" and used uncredited without any notice. Will rethink the whole project - password protected access may be an option, paid subscribing another or taking it completly offline also thinkable. But still undecided...




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Pages: 216
Place: Tokyo
Year: 1968
Publisher: Muromachi Shobo
Size: x cm (approx.)

Softcover in cardboard-slipcase.

"In his first exhibit, 'Japan: a Photo Theater I", Moriyama recorded the lives and expressions of traveling actors, as the title implies. In this book, however, all photographs were taken in Tokyo. In these he takes objects existing in the world such as posters, magazines, mannequins, etc., which other people see as mass media, and places them on his own stage as though they were his own objects. When we look at these photographs...the reflection of his soul, we are made to notice what exactly we are looking at in daily life." (Shoji Yamagishi)

Included in "The Photobook: A History Volume I" by Parr/Badger
>> see more Vol. I picks here

Included in "The Japanese Photobook, 1912–1990" by Kaneko Ryuichi & Manfred Heiting
>> see more picks from that book


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