This works shows how do they see China from Japanese people. Envy, jealousy, disdain , nostalgy and more.
A Japanese visual artist Tomofumi Nakano visualized Japanese complex emotions to the neighbor country China in this photographic works.
Visualized complex emotions to the neighbor country China from Japanese. Envy, jealousy, disdain , nostalgy and more.
Shanghai is the largest economical city in China .China overtook Japan which is top by GDP in Asia ,2010. The Japanese who was very confident in the economy was very offended.But on the other hand ,most of the Japanese felt thier culture has its origin in China from ancient times.Japanese envy the development of China, disdain Chinese Behavior,see Chinese old cityscape nositalgic.
Tired of territorial issues and cultural conflicts of this two countries , This Japanese visual artist, Tomofumi Nakano tries to break the prejudice between the Japanese and the Chinese by visualizing complex emotions to the neighbor country China.And he shows it funny.
About Tomofumi Nakano
Tomofumi Nakano(b.1978 Japan) is a Japanese visual artist bases on journalist s critic eyes. After working as the newspaper editor in Japan He moved to the European Pressphoto Agency(epa) as a photojournalist.His works had appeared regularly in The New York Times, The Guardian and other major media worldwide before. Many of his art work is aimed at encouraging dialogue by breaking the prejudice of the world.Also at other art project he ate dogs in South Korea , killed rabit in France , bought dead animals in Amazon.com. His “cutting edge” art works exhibited in Pingyao international photography festival 2018 in China , Kolga Tibilisi Photo 2017 in Georgia , awarded LensCulture Emerging Talent award 2017, published from GUP magazine #51in 2016 and presented a symposium at Unseen Photo Amsterdam 2017 ,The Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles 2016. [Official Website]