Des Oiseaux by Yoshinori Mizutani. First edition (2019). First impression in new condition. No markings. This is a new book. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About Des Oiseaux
Here, Yoshinori Mizutani revisits the urban space of his city, Tokyo, as a figure of the young Japanese photography scene. The photographer explores Tokyo's daily life and captures scenes that verge on the fantastic. His work is steeped in Japanese pictorial tradition and so the framings and bright colours of his images confer an element of otherness. Also, the forms, textures, colourful hues, and depth of field develop a visual vocabulary which pops and is poetic. So, as visions from dreams or nightmares, the presence of Mizutani's birds saturate the world of the city and restore its mystery. As a result, this publication is part of the Des Oiseaux (On birds) collection that celebrates, through the vision of different artists, their immense presence in a world where they are now vulnerable. Accompanying these photographs, the ornithologist Guilhem Lesaffre writes a special essay. For this title, he sheds light on the social instincts of birds.
About Yoshinori Mizutani
Yoshinori Mizutani was born in 1987 in Tokyo and has since established worldwide recognition. This is after publishing several books and having solo exhibitions in multiple countries. In 2014, he was selected for the LensCulture Emerging Talents Awards 2014 Top 50 and the Foam Magazine Talent Call 2014.
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