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298. Yasufumi Nakamori

Senior Curator of International Art at Tate Modern

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Yasufumi Nakamori is the Senior Curator of International Art and Photography at Tate Modern

Episode 298: Senior Curator of International Art and Photography Yasufumi Nakamori and I sat down to discuss the incredible career of Eikoh Hosoe, one of Japan’s leading photographic artists.

In this episode, Yasufumi and I spoke about Hosoe’s career, his involvement with legendary and notorious author Yukio Mishima, and Hosoe’s documentation of equally legendary Butoh dancer Kazuo Ohno. We also spoke about Hosoe’s various books and bodies of work. The episode stems from my receiving of the Nakamori-edited MACK retrospective book, an essential guide to the career and life of the Japanese artist.

Please tune into this episode to hear about Hosoe and Nakamori’s trajectory through international contemporary photography. It was a deep episode! Do yourself a favor and pick up the MACK book on Hosoe, already destined to be an important tome on the artist’s work.

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Credits

Music: Algiers, with their full permission
Editing: Adam Mead
Photograph Credits: Eikoh Hosoe for MACK
Executive Producer: Brad Feuerhelm

Rights are reserved for Nearest Truth. No copies of this content are permitted without express permission from Brad Feuerhelm.

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