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FUJIFILM SQUARE
Fujifilm Photo Salon Young Photographers Support Project — ‘Young Photographers' New Stories’
Hidehiro Otake Solo Exhibition
The Northwoods — the Land that Gives Life

Date : November 13, 2020 (Fri.) — November 26, 2020 (Thu.)



To enable young photographers to discover the significance and enjoyment of photo exhibitions and to further develop the culture of photography, the Fujifilm Photo Salon, Tokyo, invites applications from young photographers to display their works as part of our ‘Young Photographers' New Stories’ series. These exhibitions have been held several times each year since 2013. To further encourage young photographers to exhibit their works, Fujifilm provides the prints and supports the photographers with production costs, etc.
Project 19 is a photo exhibition by Hidehiro Otake, a photographer who has spent 20 years exploring the Northwoods — a vast boreal forest and lake district that spans the northern states of the USA and extends northwards through Canada as far north as the Arctic Circle. ....

PHOTO HISTORY MUSEUM
Japan's First Wild Bird Photographer:
100 Years Ago Kenji Shimomura Captured an Image of a Kingfisher

Date : July 1, 2020 (Wed.) — September 30, 2020 (Wed.)



About a hundred years ago when Kenji Shimomura first successfully photographed wild birds, he also pioneered the photography of wild birds in their natural habitats in Japan. In the 1920s and 1930s when few people used photography to record wildlife, Shimomura toured the whole country from Northern Kuril Islands in the north to Amami Oshima and the Ogasawara Islands in the south to capture images of wildlife in their natural habitats, and of natural environments such as rural satoyama landscapes, remote islands, and wilderness areas that have now changed in striking ways. ....

Photographs Making Music
Akira Kinoshita: Musicians of the World

Date : October 1, 2020 (Thu.) — December 28, 2020 (Mon.)



Starting in the 1960s and continuing for about half a century, Akira Kinoshita (1936-2015) depicted the world of music in photographs. A pioneer of the unexplored genre of music photography, as well as its leading proponent working in Japan and overseas, Kinoshita photographed many distinguished musicians including Herbert von Karajan, Maria Callas, and Seiji Ozawa. Praised for ““hearing music in them,” his works have been acclaimed by both photographic and music circles in Japan and internationally. ....

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