As part of 10×10 Japanese Photobooks, a pop-up reading room of 100 Japanese photobooks at the ICP-Bard MFA Studios from September 28-30, 2012 and an online resource space at Photo(o)lia, Monsters & Madonnas features one 10×10 reading room specialist per day. Reading room and online contributors have each been asked to suggest 10 Japanese photobooks for a total of 100 photobooks in the reading room and an additional 100 books online: 10×10 (x2). Join the discussion on 10×10 Japanese photobooks here.
10×10 Reading Room
Day #8. Christopher Phillips + Deirdre Donohue / International Center of Photography
About Christopher Phillips + Deirdre Donohue‘s Selection for the 10×10 Reading Room:
The impulse behind our selection of books is simply to demonstrate the different ways that non-Japanese publishers are currently presenting the work of Japanese photographers to a worldwide audience.
Christopher Phillips + Deirdre Donohue‘s 10×10 Reading Room Selection:
Yuichi Hibi, 127: Portraits 1994- 1995 (New York: Gallery 339, 2012)
Kunie Sugiura, Artists and Scientists (Portland, OR: Nazraeli Press, 2007)
Ryuji Miyamoto, Ryuji Miyamoto (Gottingen, Germany: Steidl 2007)
Hiroh Kikai, Asakusa Portraits (New York: ICP / Steidl, 2008)
Miyako Ishiuchi, Sweet Home Yokusuka (New York: PPP Editions, 2010)
Daido Moriyama, ‘71-NY (New York: Roth Horowitz, 2002)
Yasumasa Morimura, Daughter of Art History (New York: Aperture, 2005)
Naoya Hatakeyama, Atmos (Portland, OR: Nazraeli Press, 2004)
Miwa Yanagi, White Casket (Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, 2004)
Yukichi Watabe, A Criminal Investigation: From the Wilson Centre of Photography (Paris: Xavier Barral, 2011)
Christopher Phillips has been a curator at the International Center of Photography in New York City since 2000. He has organized such exhibitions as “The Rise of the Picture Press” (2002),”Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China” (2004), “Heavy Light: Recent Photography and Video from Japan” (2008), and “Wang Qingsong: When Worlds Collide” (2011). His publications include Photography in the Modern Era: European Documents and Critical Writings, 1913-1940 (1989). He is currently collaborating with Martin Parr, Gu Zheng, Stephanie Tung, and Ruben Lundgren on a history of the photobook in China, which will be published by Aperture.
Deirdre Donohue is the Stephanie Shuman Librarian of the International Center of Photography (ICP), and an artist, with three decades of experience working in museums, and a decade of teaching, lately at Pratt Institute’s School of Information and Library Science, ICP General Studies, and ICP-Bard MFA.
To see these books in person, please visit the 10×10 Japanese Photobooks Reading Room
September 28-30, 3 to 9pm
Opening: Friday, September 28 from 7-9pm
ICP Bard MFA Studio
24-20 Jackson Avenue, 3rd Floor, Long Island City
(Runs concurrently with the New York Art Book Fair and is located across the street from MoMA PS1.)