KYOTOGRAPHIE International Photography Festival
KYOTOGRAPHIE International Photography festival returns for the 4th edition with 13 groundbreaking exhibitions under the theme « Circle of Life ». Created by French photographer Lucille Reyboz and light artist Yusuke Nakanishi, KYOTOGRAPHIE is held annually over four weeks during the height of the spring tourist season in Kyoto, Japan.
The 4th edition of the Festival will be held from April 23rd–May 22nd 2016.
Inspired by Les Rencontres de la Photographie ( Arles), exhibitions are spread across the city in various traditional Japanese and contemporary architecture, accompanied by innovative scenography.
The exhibitions & events create opportunities, bringing people together of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds. Now recognized as one of the world’s leading photography events, KYOTOGRAPHIE has attracted some 157,000 visitors from across Japan and overseas in three editions since 2013.
Created by a French photographer Lucille Reyboz and the light artist Yusuke Nakanishi, KYOTOGRAPHIE has a style unique in Asia.
Among the exhibitions:
Tea and Life in Meiji period
From the Guimet National Museum of Asian Arts, Photographic collections: photographs from Europe’s place of homage to the arts of East Asia were a huge hit at KYOTOGRAPHIE 2015, so we are bringing another collection this year
EXILE : 1945 to Today By Magnum Photographers
Humanity and the Problem of Refugees and Immigrants, as seen by the international photography cooperative, Magnum Photos
The Green Train
Qian Haifeng: An electrician documents the lives of the passengers of the “Green Train,” the cheapest ride in China
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Image: TOP - Girl—9 minutes old. © Thierry Bouët
BOTTOM: Shinichi Suzuki II, Tea Ceremony, 1880’s © MNAAG.