Posts tagged Hajime Kimura
Tsuka Photobook Auction & Exhibition Preview

The Tsuka Fundraising Auction & Preview will be held to raise capital through the auction of participating artists’ photobooks and an exhibition of limited edition purchasable prints from Hajime Kimura’s project Snowflakes Dog Man. The evening will be limited to 50 tickets and Japanese cuisine will be served with refreshments. Audio entertainment will be supplied by Japanese filmmaker, composer and personality Ken Nishikawa via a specially recorded program. Ticket holders will also be entered into a raffle to win illustrious publications. 

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Photobook Review: Snowflake Dog Man - Hajime Kimura

Photographs and memory are, of course, inherently bound together. Photographs link to the moment, or place, or person that they depict, even after their demise. They are markers and memorials, often trusted beyond their capacity, altering our recollection of what really went on, fabricating what feel like memories. I get the feeling, as I revisit this book over and over, that the act of laying down these memories acknowledges that these images construct an imperfect and incomplete portrait. They are what Kimura can peg together through a set of imperfect tools: a dog, a photo album and conversations.

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