San-kaku (jap.: “triangle”) is Fumio Iwaki’s debut photobook, for which he photographed his wife over a period of six years.
“What else to photograph other than the person who lives with me? If I couldn’t even photograph the person who lives with me then I couldn’t photograph anything else either. I might have been happier if I could have related to my wife straight-forwardly, without taking photographs at all. But that wasn’t an option.”
— from Fumio Iwaki’s afterword
“ The same person, photographed again and again in the same room. Picture after picture of clean, straightforward yet somewhat strange portraits, and yet it is impossible to trace our story in them. A triangle suspended in mid-air.”
— from the publisher’s statement (translation by shashasha)