Exhibition Catalogue Published To Accompany Issei Suda Retrospective Of Same Title, Held At The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum Of Photography,Sept Dec., 2013 Includes 2 Essays In Japanese And English Suda S Framing Is Precise He Reins In Subjects And Makes Them Stand Out, Lit Up Not Only By Serendipitous Lighting But Also By An Expression, A Movement Or An Odd Angle More Importantly, Unlike Snapshot Photography, Whose Purpose Is To Familiarize The Viewer With An Experience, Emotion Or Personality, Suda S Images Do The Exact Opposite They De Familiarize The Subject By Means Of Unusual Viewpoints, Uncomfortably Cropped Compositions, Fractionally Mistimed Shots, Strong Textural Contrasts And Little Or No Explanation While Other Photographers Attempted To Expose The Extraordinary Traits Of Familiar Sights, Objects And People, Suda Took Away The Context To Reveal Innate Extraordinariness Today, As He Confesses A Need To Slow Down, To Stand Still And Enjoy The Texture Of The Essence Of Things, Suda S Focus Has Turned To Unpeopled Landscapes And Architectural Details But Even Here, Despite His Subjects Essential Mundanity, He Continues To Produce Images Made Unique And Timeless By Deliberate Anonymity Mio Yamada, Japan Times, Nov 6, 2013.
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- Nagi no hira = Fragments of calm
- Issei Suda
- 01 July 2017 Issei Suda