AKAAKA Art Publishing, Inc. was founded in 2006 by Kimi Himeno in Japan. Specializing in photography and art, AKAAKA have published more than 200 books in the past 12 years, featuring a diverse range Japanese and international artists, seven of whom have been awarded the prestigious Kimura Ihei Photo Prize. AKAAKA sees it as their mission to explore the possibilities of photography, and employ the photobook as a vessel to question the essence of photography and our understanding of art. In recent years, AKAAKA have also organized slideshow tours and held exhibitions around the world, aiming to not only convey the current state of photographic expression but also provide a stage for photographers’ real voices.
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