This is CAPSULE, a re-imagining of the Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo, a Japanese Metabolism building designed by architect Kisho Kurokawa in the 1970s.
I have been photographing people living with falcons and other exotic birds of prey like owls as pets in Tokyo for almost 2 years.
I have always been fascinated by the pulse of Tokyo life and its pure, elemental energy. And in my opinion nothing better than the Yamanote line could represent it: the Yamanote Line is Tokyo busiest commuter rail lines and loops around 29 stations and carries over 3.5 million people per day.
The old mother handed me home-made umeboshi (pickled plums) and nori-no-tsukudani (laver boiled down in soy) as mementos, and told me “You be sure to come back someday.”
Update: Invisible Ph t grapher Asia is proud to support and partner the Tokyo Documentary Photography Workshop. Tokyo Documentary Photography Workshop (TDPW) is a 5-day workshop on documentary photography held in August 2011 in Tokyo, Japan. This is a unique and rare opportunity to work closely with instructors including photographers and curators who are working both nationally and internationally.
Junku Nishimura, a.k.a junku-newcleus, is a Japanese street photographer, and in his own words, the ‘most funkiest funk old school unknown DJ in the world’.