Japan has a word called Tamafuri, which can be very eye-opening in understanding what festivals mean to Japanese people. Tamafuri means giving vitality to tama (life, soul) by the act of furi (swinging).
I started documenting Chinese spirit-mediumship or Tang Ki back in 2011, where my journey often took me to rituals held in the dead of the night.
On 9th September 2016, the 40th death anniversary of Mao Zedong, we sit down with Li Zhensheng 李振盛 to talk about the Cultural Revolution, life and photography.
As a photojournalist, I understand that both good and bad are co-existing and complementary. Unfortunately exhibitions in China even today focuses only on the good.” – Li Zhensheng.
Reacting to the postwar Japan of social unrest, protest and rapid growth, Daido Moriyama: Prints and Books from 1960s – 1980s surveys through Daido Moriyama’s works, and how they reflect the Zeitgeist Movement of Japan between 1960s – 1980s.
Zoos are valuable places where we can see rare animals. How do they feel in such an environment and how does their instincts change?
Everybody has more or less phycological pain in their mind or heart. Some people can not run away from the pain. This is a story about people who have pain.
All my childhood I listened to stories about how some boy or man with friends would steal a girl to get a married with her. I realize that it’s still happening somehow…
A drug war was also waged at this time I took these photos, and the results were the same. The drug trade continued, other people replacing the dead ones to rule the drug cartels.
BOTTLENECK documents the interminable commute of Filipinos in the capital city, which CNN Philippines recently reported as having the worst traffic on earth.
Veteran Hong Kong photographer Wong Kan Tai 黃勤帶 launches a new photobook Vajrayāna
Predicament is available as a printed publication in an edition of 100 by Filipino artist and photographer Carlo Gabuco.
In many ways, Winogrand’s words appropriately describe the images of Chu Viet Ha, Hanoi-based street photographer and architect.
Xian Guan is one of five Sanskrit-language Mahāyāna Buddhist scriptures. Xian Guan also means in contemporary Chinese “now, observe”.
We take memory for granted as the absolute representation of the truth but as Oliver Sacks noted, “We as human beings are landed with memory systems that have fallibilities, frailties, and imperfections – but also great flexibility and creativity.”