Tokyo Debugger

Signed

Tokyo Debugger

Shinya ARIMOTO

Publisher: Zen Foto Gallery

Hey, listen

Last night the bugs invited me
to join them for dinner in the
deep forests of western Tokyo.
What a wonderful place!
— foreword to “Tokyo Debugger”

Shinya Arimoto’s third publication with Tokyo-based publisher Zen Foto Gallery is a deep dive into the world of bugs, critters and insects. Shot between 2010 and 2019, Arimoto travelled to the mountainous areas of Okutama and Hinohara – far away from the city but still part of Tokyo Prefecture – to capture moths, mantises, worms, spiders, snakes, frogs and other animals up close. Brilliantly, Arimoto intersperses photographs of abandoned architecture as traces of past human activity, widening the scope of his series. For Arimoto, the city of Tokyo and these mountainous areas belong to different sides of the same coin, and insects – beings that clearly belong to a different realm of nature than us – transcend the boundaries between these sides, free to move back and forth between the two. Arimoto captured another world within Tokyo, dominated by the most successful creatives on the planet, unimpressed by the ongoing sprawl of the asphalt and cement megalopolis.

Keywords: Tokyo Night
Book Size
257 × 190 mm
Pages
160 pages, 78 images
Binding
Softcover
Publication Year
2020
Language
English, Japanese
Limited Edition
1000

More books from Shinya ARIMOTO

新メンバー加入

Chihei 12

Shunji DODO, Jun ABE, Shinya ARIMOTO , Arata DODO, Tewan GON, Shogo YAMADA, Yasuko NOGUCHI, Kosato MATSUOKA, Nao MANABE, Masashi URASHIBA

$28.69

TIBET

Shinya ARIMOTO

$66.05

Related Items

Pre-ordering Ueki

Yasuyuki TAKAGI

$37.87

Signed KANBAN

Daido MORIYAMA

$105.20