Photobook Award 2013
The Pigs: Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain, through the eyes of the economists.
PIGS is a term coined by the business and financial press as a way to refer to Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain during their current financial plight. Some would also include Ireland in this group, but since it never possessed an empire, it hasn’t had to face the loss in historical prominence that the PIGS […]
In addition to our numerous exhibitions during the festival, we are proud to show 18 hand etched copper plate photogravure prints from the Daido Moriyama series »Kagero ∫ Mayfly«. Little Big Man books from New York has created this limited edition. DAIDO KAGERO
6. Fotobookfestival Impressions
Back in 2000, I heard his name from Anders Petersen in a lecture in Istanbul. I saw some images on the web, and then I found a pocket book of Moriyama with the net stockings picture, really small, on the cover in a tiny bookstore in Istanbul. …- Ali Taptık, July, 2013
Even though they are pictures that have been cut up into parts, Moriyama Daido’s best photographs always make you think they are complete, total. Though mere fragments, they are total. That they are lacking nothing is a profound kind of magic.- Shino Kuraishi
In his search for the surfaceness of photography, Moriyama radically proved that transcription, repetition, and mass-production are the essence of this medium. For him, it cannot be realism, self-expression, nor documentary. …- Mariko Takeuchi