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Tokyo Photo Dead Wave: Mari Kojima

Mari Kojima Tokyo Photo Dead Wave

Tokyo Photo Dead Wave is a new bi-weekly series curated by Néojaponisme showcasing the best up-and-coming new photography from Tokyo. The series makes its debut with a photograph by Mari Kojima.

For a larger image of the photograph, please click here

About Mari Kojima:
“I was born in Shimane, Japan. I grew up alright and now I’m 27. I work, take photos, sometimes draw and make patterns and such, eat ham and sausages very often but not so much if it makes any sense. I’m interested in things or people that are brutally honest.”

Visit her website here.

April 30, 2010

Ian Lynam is a graphic designer living in Tokyo and the art director of Neojaponisme. His website is located at His new book, Parallel Strokes, on the intersection of graffiti and typography is available now.

6 Responses

  1. N Says:

    Excellent idea. Kojima Mari’s work is of great interest. Looking forward for the next installments of the series.

  2. trtl Says:

    This is so cool!! Great photos Mari!

  3. alin Says:

    this was my fav picture on mari’s blog. though i liked it better in colour. looks bit too daido-ish like this ( actually , is all new japanese photography to be shown here going to look daido(moriyama)-ish // here i am again complaining about the color scheme.

  4. N Says:

    While I agree that the photo is better in color, why would all contrasted b&w pics resemble Moriyama’s work ? Come on…

  5. Ian LYNAM Says:

    Alin, you big snuggler, you. xoxoxo

  6. Ryan Says:

    This is a great photo and Mari’s work is pretty special, all things told. Great idea.