Naoya Hatakeyama, Kesengawa, 2011
After the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Naoya Hatakeyama left to photograph the remains of his native town, Rikuzentakata.
He mix with this shots, old snaps taken sometimes 10 years before the disaster between 2001 and 2010, in Kesengawan.
Born in 1958 in Japan, Naoya Hatakeyama is one of the greatest representatives of the contemporary japanese photography. His work, largely recognized by the international criticism, is a constant investigation on the contentious relationships between modern society and nature, mainly in the outskirts of city, industrial areas, quarrys or mines.
Talk lead by Marc Feustel, independent curator, writer, blogger, and specialist of Japanese photography, and author of Japon : un autoportrait, photographies 1945-1964.