A selection of memorable quotes from our articles and interviews.
Love – Black, White and all its Greys
Love – Black, White and all its Greys. A ‘seasonal’ selection of photographs from Asia.
Videos: Most Influential Photographers in Asia & Their Work
Following our list of 30 Most Influential Photographers in Asia, here are videos of some of the featured photographers and their work.
30 Most Influential Photographers in Asia
An updated list of 30 Influential Contemporary and Pioneer Photographers in Asia as contributed by the IPA community.
20 Most Influential Asian Photographers
A list of 20 Influential Asian Photographers contributed by the IPA community.
Interview with Nobuyoshi Araki
Nobuyoshi Araki, or Tensai Araki (Araki, the genius), has existed in the grey area of what is taboo and what is art within the Japanese society.
Araki on Daido: Photography is not about the camera
The photographer has been a slave to the camera for a long time. Good camera, good lens, Leica, etc – these were the masters of the photographers.
Most Influential Asian Photographers
Spurred by the recent ‘100 Most influential photographers of all time’ list, we were curious as to who our fans and audience thought were the most influential Asian photographers.
Nobuyoshi Araki: All Women are Beautiful
All at once – sensual, controversial and powerful. These are the very first words that came to my mind when I stepped into Nobuyoshi Araki’s exhibition on “All Women are Beautiful”. The exhibition, held at Tanjong Pagar DistriPark, presented by Galerie Steph and Ooi Botos, comprises of selected works from Araki’s various projects including, “Novel Photography” (1995), “67 Shooting Back” (2007), “Pola Eros” (2006 – 2009), “Sky” (2006 – 2009), “Pola Nostalgia” (2011) and “Lewd Paintings” (2011). The way Araki captured the female subjects often evokes an interesting feeling – voyeuristic yet playful at the same time. Each of the …
Daido Moriyama – Shinjuku+ and Osaka+
Shinjuku+ by Moriyama is a reprint in paperback form of his 2001 book Shinjuku with about 40 additional pages of photographs (which explains the “plus” in the book’s title). The book is printed full-bleed and is about 15cm x 11cm in size with 648 pages and features his street photography work in the Tokyo district of Shinjuku. Osaka+ is kind of a companion volume to Shinjuku+ featuring his street photography work from the city of Osaka. It is also printed in the same format and size and features 488 pages of black and white photographs. “Even though it wasn’t a town that …
Invisible Interview: Jonathan van Smit
Some of you asked for it – here it is. An exclusive interview with Jonathan van Smit also known as K_iwi. Referred by some as fearless, Jonathan hails from New Zealand, and is a Gweilo (as he proudly carries the label) street photographer in Hong Kong. His photographs are a stream of stark, grungy, noir-ish beauty. To accompany the interview, Jonathan has also compiled an exclusive essay of his choice photographs. Invisible Photographer Asia: Firstly, what’s a Gweilo Street Photographer doing in Hong Kong? Jonathan: I came here in early 2008, moving from New Zealand where I lived next to …