Geography

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Geography

Shintaro SATO

Publisher: Fugensha

The series “Geography” could be called Shintaro Sato’s starting point as a photographer. In 1992, armed with a large-format camera, Sato photographed the ground of a giant unpaved lot near Tokyo Bay, close-up, in order to shoot “flat surfaces as flat surfaces.” The series is Sato re-drawing his starting position as a cityscape photographer, beginning with the very ground that the city is built on – with photos showing “zero degrees of the landscapes.”

“The ground below the city is transformed into something resembling a satellite image of the city seen from high above, while the ground of the reclaimed land begins to look like the surface of some other planet.” (from Shintaro Sato’s afterword)

Book Size
370 × 263 mm
Pages
66 pages
Binding
Hardcover
Publication Date
2019
Language
English, Japanese
Limited Edition
500

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