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Urban Japan

Urban Japan

By (author) Richard Koek

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Publishing 10th May 2021
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  • A new body of work by Dutch-Argentinian photographer Richard Koek, exploring the authentic Japan that lies behind the clichés
  • Showcases images that celebrate Japan in all of its colour and diversity
Full Description
The Dutch-Argentinian photographer Richard Koek is a visual storyteller with a gift for being in the right place at the right time. For this book, he turns his gaze to contemporary urban Japan behind the iconic landmarks, kimonos, and cherry blossoms.  He captures the raw edge of these common clichés, revealing the authentic Japan in the process. This book will be published on the eve of the Tokyo Olympics (July 23-August 8, 2021).
About the Author
Born and raised in the Netherlands by his Argentinian mother, internationally acclaimed photographer Richard Koek now lives in New York City. He began his career with assignments at the New York Times and Stern Magazine and has worked for numerous corporations and non-profit organisations. He describes his pictures as pure reflections of his belief that people are the epitome of the world around them, while the world is the epitome of the people who share it.  His previous book (New York, New York: A Visual Hymn) was published in 2018.
Specifications
Publisher
Lannoo Publishers
ISBN
9789089898524
Publish date
10th May 2021
Binding
Hardback
Territory
World excluding Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Switzerland & Scandinavia
Size
324 mm x 245 mm
Pages
256 Pages
Illustrations
250 color, 30 b&w
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