Naoya Hatakeyama : excavating the future city / by Yasufumi Nakamori ; additional texts by Toyo Ito and Philippe Forest.
- First edition.
- New York, N.Y. : Aperture ; Minneapolis, Minn. : Mia, 2018.
280 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
- Rikuzen-Takata (Japan) -- Pictorial works.
Japan -- Tōhoku Region
Hatakeyama, Naoya, 1958- -- Exhibitions.
Hatakeyama, Naoya, 1958-
Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami (Japan : 2011)
Architectural photography -- Exhibitions.
Photography, Industrial -- Exhibitions.
Architectural models -- Exhibitions.
Landscape photography -- Exhibitions.
Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan, 2011 -- Pictorial works.
Underground areas -- Pictorial works.
Landscape changes -- Pictorial works.
Street photography -- Exhibitions.
Cities and towns -- Pictorial works.
City planning -- Environmental aspects -- Pictorial works.
Photography, Artistic -- Exhibitions.
Cities and towns
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
- Exhibition catalogs.
- For the past thirty years, Japanese photographer, Naoya Hatakeyama, has undertaken a photographic examination of the life of cities and the built environment. Each of his series focuses on a different facet of the growth and transformation of the urban landscape-- from studies of architectural maquettes to the extraction and use of natural materials such as limestone, as it is quarried via explosive blasts and subsequently incorporated into the construction of new buildings. In particular, Hatakeyama has routinely returned to the Tokyo-Yokohama metropolis, exploring this ever-evolving urban sprawl from both below and above, mapping the growth and expansion of these sites over time. Additional series focus on other forms of human intervention with the landscape and natural materials, including factories and building sites in Japan and abroad. Finally, his most recent photographs of his hometown of Rikuzentakata, a fishing town that was almost completely destroyed by the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, are also included-- an ongoing series begun almost immediately following the disaster. These photographs hauntingly embody the death and rebirth of the city, manifesting a deeply personal connection to the ongoing intersection of geology, architecture, and time. Exhibition: Minneapolis Institute of Art, USA (04.03.- 22.07.2018).
- Photographs of site/land that transcend time / by Yasufumi Nakamori
I. Birth/Genesis. Lime hills ; Lime works ; Blast ; A bird.
II. Visible/Invisible. River series ; Slow glass/Tokyo ; Maquettes/light ; Yamate Dōri
III. Trans/Flux. Underground ; Underground water ; Ciel tombé ; Untitled ; Untitled/Osaka ; Kohlenwäsche ; Terrils ; Mexico City
IV. Real/Model. Tokyo/Mori Building ; New York/window of the world ; New York/Tobu World Square ; Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall ; World Park Beijing ; France Miniature, Élancourt
V. Death/Rebirth. Rikuzentakata ; Kesengawa
Under construction / by Toyo Ito
Continuation and conclusion: About Kesengawa: Towards the Kesen River / by Philippe Forest
Lime works / by Naoya Hatakeyama
The photographer and architecture / by Naoya Hatakeyama
Artist exhibition history, artist bibliography
Artist biography, author and contributor bios
Copyright and reproduction credits.
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-274).
"Photographs and texts by Naoya Hatakeyama ... editors: Lesley A. Martin, Yasufumi Nakamori ... "--Colophon.
"Copublished with the Minneapolis Institute of Art to accompany 'Naoya Hatakeyama: excavating the future city', an exhibition organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Art and curated by Yasufumi Nakamori, on view March 4-July 22, 2018."--Colophon.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1953 Fund.
- Class of 1953 Fund.
Nakamori, Yasufumi, writer of added text, editor, curator.
Martin, Lesley A., editor.
Itō, Toyoo, 1941- writer of added text.
Forest, Philippe, writer of added text.
Minneapolis Institute of Art, issuing body, host institution, publisher.
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