“The World” is OKADA Atsushi’s new book released after an interval of three years, who won the 33th KIMURA IHEI commemorative Photography Award, and has been in the brightest spotlight within and without Japan.
A young woman getting a knife wound in the arm, the sea of Fukushima the disaster area, the birth and the death of a human, a beautiful cedar woods….
He shows you the noble beauty, tearing off stereotyped meanings and values, through the photos he took by gazing at them, for making a vivid description of our inner world.
G). “I am” was introduced in many ways by press in Japan and internationally, receiving high acclaim. In 2010 Okada released book “ataraxia”(SEIGENSHA) and iPad / iPhone application “ataraxia [photo theater]”（Excite）. He also took special photographs for the official guidebook of the film “Norwegian Wood” in 2010 (KODANSHA). The film is based on the novel by Haruki Murakami and directed by Tran Anh Hung. Other books include “Platibe” and “Cord”(2003, both books published by Mado-sha). Okada is the most expected young and spirited photographer in Japan, drawing high attention also from abroad.
5,250 Yen | 364×249mm | 170 page | softcover Art Director : Shin Akiyama Publishing house : AKAAKA Art Publishing Inc,
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