A new book and exhibit explore the evolution of Japanese photography


The years that immediately followed 1968—with the political and social implications that ’68 epitomized for western countries and beyond—were equally transformative for Japanese photographers.

1968 is dubbed “year zero” in contemporary Japanese art, as photographers and artists began seeking new ways to better convey the significant cultural evolution that was underway, and the camera became a crucial and versatile tool for the overlap and blending of photography and art…..”