Friday, 8 October 2010

“Okinawa Soul” @ EastGallery features three decades of photographs by Mao Ishikawa, who has focused her lens on the lives of various people and subjects connected with Okinawa. Ishikawa’s wide range of subjects include series on local fishermen, families, elderly Okinawans, young men and women of different nationalities, actors of Okinawan traditional theatre company and herself. Through the images, discovering the real life expands from the small island and it demonstrates Okinawan Soul (Spirits) which may answer to the question of why Okinawa was attracted by people.

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