This project explores the colorful world of Japanese vending machines. Japan has 5.52 million vending machines spread across the country. With a population of 127 million people, that is 23 people for each vending machine. Each year 6.95 trillion yen (US$65 billion) is spent on vending machine purchases in Japan. The vending machines sell almost […]
The Tsukiji Market (Tsukiji shijō), supervised by the Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market (Tōkyō-to Chūō Oroshiuri Shijō) of the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs, is the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world and also one of the largest wholesale food markets of any kind. The market is located in […]
After being incouraged by John Lennon, Yoko Ono's younger sister Setsuko has been creating wonderful art and will exhibit in London in February.
Okinawa is the southern prefecture of Japan, comprising hundreds of Ryukyu Islands in a 620-mile long chain. But Okinawa is not just this: it's the place where karate was born and where life expectancy is the longest of the world.
This body of work is a collections of photos shot by Robert LeBlanc from over the past three years, ranging from Japan, Bulgaria, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Seattle. The images focus more on the gritty scenes and people we look past or avoid on a daily basis. These images are a dark and beautiful […]
Along the roads leading to the Fukushima nuclear plant, The french Photographer Forian Ruiz took pictures of the radioactive contamination’s presence. He wanted to show the beauty of places abandoned by inhabitants who favored interior’s refuge in order to avoid radioactive radiation. Inspired by American landscape photography of the 60’s photography, he captured common colors […]
Lay off In recent times many states have proceeded with a reshaping of working, intensifying the pace to cope with the economic crisis due to the massive challenge and competition of the international markets. We are seeing a considerable increase in shifts of night work that, in the current organizational model of production, is gradually […]
Japanese icons are famed and well photographed; Fuji, Tokyo Tower, Fushimi Inari-taisha. A popular foreign image of Japan, though less pondered and less visualized, is of high-tech manufacturing and gargantuan industrial might. A short sanpo (walk) just south of Tokyo, the port of Kawasaki welcomes you, and reeks of chemicals from neatly arranged legions of […]
Christopher Bush moved to New York in 2004 and has been shooting fashion along with longer form personal projects. These images were shot in Tokyo over two months in the spring and fall of 2013. Through its everyday movements, the identity of the city was revealed in the fantastic daily uniforms, the timeless air, and […]
Nuno Moreira is a visual artist living and working in Tokyo, originally from Lisbon, Portugal. His projects take the form of photography, video, photo-montage and installation. He has exhibited solo and in group shows since 2006, just released the photo book “State of Mind” and his work seeks to explore themes such as identity, memory, […]