Eastern Asia DIRECTORY


Oneness in difference by Lucy Maratkanova

This series was inspired by my recent insights. An emotion, feeling, energy or idea can manifestate itself in different forms, but when you tune up your inner vision, you can start recognize one spirit behind the external shell. 

Rose Garden by Takayuki Narita

More often than not, people behave rather oddly when they face roses.One day, shortly after I moved to Osaka, I encountered a tribe of people obsessed with roses in an urban rose garden I found purely by chance.

N.O.A.H by Tao Ho

Compared to the subject he photograph, he is more aware of the relationship between him and the photography. Sometimes it is close, sometimes opposites.

Merhaba Istanbul by Ying Tang

Istanbul is an old city which literally lies on two continents: Asia and Europe. People like to call it the place where East meets West. Istanbul combines the best of traditional and modern life all in one. The call to prayer echoes five times per day in this city that is 99% Islamic.

Red String by Yoshikatsu Fujii

I received a text message. “Today, our divorce was finalized.” The message from my mother was written simply, even though she usually sends me messages with many pictures and symbols.

Makuridashi by Arito Nishiki

When you look at the sand grain only, it is just a mineral and inorganic thing. Once it forms sand beach, it is consistently in flux and it acts as an organism that exists in their movement. 

Encontros da imagem 2017

Encontros da imagem 2017

Braga (Sep 15 – Oct 29) The 2017 edition will take place between 15th of September and 29th of October, and this will be a celebratory edition. Encontros da imagem – 30 years

PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai

PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai

Shanghai (8-10 September 2017) This time next week we open the fourth edition of the contemporary international art fair, PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai to leading collectors and VIPs from across the world.

Namikake by Arito Nishiki

By southern coastline of Niigata City is located in northern part of the Sea of Japan. A village sank into the sea by a coastal erosion called “Namikake” in their region.

Suri by Danny Yen Sin Wong

Originally known as Surma and a collective name given by the Ethiopian government as Suri. Approximately with a total population 180,000 inhabit within the south-western region of Ethiopia.

Something Here by Shin Noguchi

Something Here by Shin Noguchi

I capture people going about daily life because there are moments that they themselves do not realize are more beautiful and full of human touch than the carefully choreographed movies of Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock, Federico Fellini or Shakespeare’s plays.

Ijtema by Danny Yen Sin Wong

Ijtema is the annual three days Islamic congregation of Tablighi Jamaat by Islamic organization in association with the millions of Muslims. Participation in Ijtema increases religious authority, status and empowerment, and contributes on the Muslim identity through the idea of brotherhood and Ummah.

Urban Tapestry by Wing Chan

Urban Tapestry by Wing Chan

Entering the world of Wing Chan’s photomontages is the beginning of a visual adventure. His unique and stimulating images encourage you to take a closer look at the environment of the city.

Weightlessness by Yosuke Kashiwakura

Weightlessness by Yosuke Kashiwakura

When gazing at the jellyfish floating in their tanks at the aquarium, I find myself in a peculiar mood. These jellyfish appear as if they could be alien life forms drifting through space, or perhaps even spaceships.

A determined man by Kazunori Nagashima

A determined man by Kazunori Nagashima

The distinctive man is characterized as a guy who has determined to do something important for him. Even the context is not specified exactly in the photographs, we could imagine and relish his hiding situation and consideration like a daydream.

Mongolia by Madoka Ikegami

This is a series of portraits and general shots of the Tsaatan and Mongolian people who live in and around the forests of the East Taiga region of Khovsgol province in northern Mongolia.

Exhibition : Dong Wensheng – Continuum

Exhibition : Dong Wensheng – Continuum

Shanghai (13 June / 31 July) M97 cordially invites you to the opening of CONTINUUM, an exhibition of Dong Wensheng’s newest photographic works. The CONTINUUM exhibition includes works from two separate bodies:Continuum (2015) and Unbridled Waves (2010-2011).

Magnum’s First

Magnum’s First

Seoul (4 Apr / 15 Aug ) The Very First Exhibition in the History of Documentary Photography by Magnum Photos Rediscovered after 50 Years 2015’s

Unintended Homecoming by Hai Zhang

The apparent contrast in the photograph with a lone house in the midst of rubbles and shadows of skyscraper failed to tell the story that the building owner had collected multimillion dollars as compensation for the demolition and moved to overseas.