Speaker ☞Masashi Kohara
It’s a Small World: Imperial Festivals and Human Exhibitions features around 1000 materials related to expositions and colonies around the world, including newly discovered photos of the Anthropology Pavilion. In this talk, exhibition curator Masashi Kohara will present highlights from the materials and explore their historical contexts. The talk will offer a superb opportunity to gain deeper insights into the materials on display.
2.7 (Sun) 11:30-12:00
*Language: Japanese only
Click here to watch the live stream on youtube.
13:00, Feb. 7th
The Curator's Talk with Masashi Kohara was scheduled to live stream from 11:30 today however due to technical difficulties at the venue the talk was stopped. The talk is now being recorded and will be available to watch on the festival's YouTube channel from 15:00. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Born in Aichi Prefecture in 1978, Masashi Kohara is a filmmaker and curator. His documentary films include The Man Who Became a Camera (2003) about photographer Takuma Nakahira. In 2005, he was awarded the 10th Koen Shigemori Photography Critic Award for A Note on Takuma Nakahira, and in 2016, he received the 24th Photographic Society of Japan’s Scholastic Achievement Award. As a researcher at the Izu Photo Museum, Kohara organized Nobuyoshi Araki Photobook Exhibition: Ararchy, Manabu Miyazaki: The Pencil of Nature, Tazuko Masuyama: Until Everything Becomes a Photograph and Ichiro Kojima: To the North, From the North among others. He is the author or co-author of Suspending Time: Life –Photography– Death, Visions of Fuji: An Incurable Malady of Modern Japan, War and Postwar: Images of Japan As Seen in Hodo Shashin (Reportage Photography) and Detective in the Forest among others.