Gomi Akira

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Gomi Akira 五味 彬 (1953.6.5- ) Tokyo.

Graduated Nihon Univ., Dept. of Photography in 1977. Lived in France and studied with Laurence Sackman and Michel Benton. Returned to Japan in 1983.

Established a company in 1993 called Digitalogue which produces multimedia photography works. Became a leading Japanese photographer in digital photography.

Best-selling photo book "Yellows 2.0 Tokyo 1993" is a catalog of 100 Japanese female bodies. Almost an anthropological or medical study of modern-day Japanese women. Similar books on American women and Chinese women were also published.

Book reviews: Yellows 2.0 Tokyo Yellows 3.0 China Americans 1.0 Los Angeles

Official site: http://akiragomi.net/


Written by Philbert Ono

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