10×10 Reading Room (Day 8): Christopher Phillips + Deirdre Donohue / International Center of Photography

10x10 Japanese Photobooks As part of 10x10 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 10x10 reading room specialist per day. Reading room and online contributors have each been asked to suggest… Continue reading 10×10 Reading Room (Day 8): Christopher Phillips + Deirdre Donohue / International Center of Photography

Caught Between Two Worlds: Japanese Photobooks from the Mid-1990s to the Present – Russet Lederman

From the mid-1990s onward, a new generation of Japanese photographers, which included many women, fluidly began mixing and matching traditional and modern subjects. Probing both the national sense of uncertainty that resulted from the collapse of the 1980s Japanese bubble economy and the changing role of women, the photography from this period can best be… Continue reading Caught Between Two Worlds: Japanese Photobooks from the Mid-1990s to the Present – Russet Lederman