Photography in Japan, a concise overview by curator Mariko Takeuchi

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Shoji UEDA, Self Portrait with Gorilla Mask, 1975-1982, courtesy Howard Greenberg, New York

Mariko Takeuchi, a renowned photography critic and the independent curator of this year’s special spotlight on Japanese photography at Paris Photo 2008, has written a concise essay about Photography in Japan, with special emphasis on the extensive exhibitions she has compiled for this year’s major exposition in Paris.
As a partner with Paris Photo, Lens Culture is honored to present this insightful essay in its entirety.

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