MAO ISHIKAWA - Life in Philly
MAO ISHIKAWA - Life in Philly
MAO ISHIKAWA - Life in Philly
MAO ISHIKAWA - Life in Philly
MAO ISHIKAWA - Life in Philly
MAO ISHIKAWA - Life in Philly
MAO ISHIKAWA - Life in Philly

MAO ISHIKAWA - Life in Philly

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Mao Ishikawa
Life in Philly

Published by Zen Foto Gallery, 2010
Book Size 25,5 × 36 cm
Pages 64 pages
2-colour B/W offset printing
stapled binding, shrink wrapped

Mao Ishikawa's book "Life in Philly" captures the artist's experiences during his visit to the American city in 1986. Visiting Myron Carr, an ex U.S Soldier whom Ishikawa had met whilst working at a bar near a U.S army base back in Okinawa in 1975, Ishikawa found herself living within the African American community of Philly; experiences downtown Philly in its rawest form. Included within the publication is text by Keiichi Takeuchi, Shomei Tomastu and Keisuke Sugiura. The texts is available in both Japanese and English.

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Le livre "Life in Philly" de Mao Ishikawa capture les expériences de l'artiste lors de sa visite dans la ville américaine en 1986. En visitant Myron Carr, un ancien soldat américain qu'Ishikawa avait rencontré alors qu'il travaillait dans un bar près d'une base de l'armée américaine à Okinawa en 1975, Ishikawa s'est retrouvée au sein de la communauté afro-américaine de Philly; et fit l'expérience du centre-ville de Philly dans sa forme la plus brute. La publication contient un texte de Keiichi Takeuchi, Shomei Tomastu et Keisuke Sugiura. Les textes sont disponibles en japonais et en anglais.