Enjoy Artistic Photographs in Kyoto – KYOTOGRAPHIE 2015

Right now, Kyoto is holding a big contemporary art project called PARASOPHIA (March 7th – May 10th). And from April 18th to May 10th, there is another big art event in Kyoto City, called KYOTOGRAPHIE 2015.

KYOTOGRAPHIE is an international photograph festival, where fourteen artist groups from 9 countries will proudly present their works in Kyoto-style venues, such as traditional houses and even temples. For example, a well-known photographer called Marc Riboud will display a photo set called Alaska for the first time. And photographs of samurais taken at the end of the Edo Period (1603 – 1868) from Collection MNAA– Guimet are also very interesting.

Check the artists and venues below.

Alaska by Marc Riboud (France) at Kondaya Genbei

Kimiko Yoshida (Japan, France) at Noguchi Family House

Last Samurai by Collection MNAA– Guimet (France) at Toraya Kyoto Gallery

The Enchantment of the Women of the Sea by Fosco Maraini (Italy) at Pass the Baton’s new location in Gion (opening summer 2015).

A Vision of Jazz by Francis Wolff (Germany, US) at Gallery Shimadai

Tsumari Story by RongRong & inri (China, Japan) at Ryosokuin Temple

The Spirit of the Tierra del Fuego Peoples : Selk’nam, Yamana, Kawésqar by Martin Gusinde (Germany) in front of Kyoto City Hall (finalizing)

A Natural Order by Lucas Foglia (US) at Yuhisai, Kodokan

Roger Ballen’s Shadowland 1969-2014 by Roger Ballen (US, South Africa) at COMME des GARÇONS Kyoto and Horikawa Oike Gallery

(Horikawa Oike Gallery)

Imaginary Club by Oliver Sieber (Germany) at ASPHODEL

reallyGood, murderSuntag by Noh (South Korea) at Gallery SUGATA

Tsugi no yoru e by Yusuke Yamatan at Mumeisha

Tchernobyl by Louis Jammes (France) at SferaExhibition (finalizing)

The Sapeurs of Bacongo by Baudoin Mouanda at Murakamijyu Building

When checking the map, it is obvious that there are a few areas that have several different venues. Therefore, for those who love looking at and taking photographs, it is a good idea to focus on one of these areas to make your visit more productive.

Fore more fun and useful information, which will make your Kyoto Travel more memorable, exciting and stress-free, check our Kyoto e-Guidebook.

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