The two poles of Japan, Tokyo and Osaka, are metropolises too big to be true. As political and economic centers, and as sites of conflict between consumerism and low-desire societies, the relationship between cities and people is complex and intimate. This series was shot during a new coronavirus outbreak in Japan and focuses on the relationship between people, architecture and urban space in such situations.
When an emergency occurs, the city's pause button is pushed, instantly severing the connection between the city and its people. Fortunately, however, everyone finally has time to look back on their lives and reconsider their situation.
I was born in 1995 in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China, and I am currently a graduate student at Tokyo Zokei University。
I have been exploring the field of documentary photography and want to find a new form of documentary photography that belongs to this era.
My first impression is that these are powerful photographs, devoid of hard and ambiguous nuances. I was surprised that this gaze has been achieved.
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