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Takashi Arai’s Photographic Monuments to a Manmade Disaster

Farmers at decontamination site, Minamisoma, 2012 Since the tsunami hit Japan in March 2011, the Japanese photographer Takashi Arai has continuously ventured to Fukushima to photograph areas affected by nuclear radiation. Using a daguerreotype camera, the photographs in this project titled ‘Here and There’ are haunting representations of a land that has largely become uninhabitable.…

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In Conversation with Phil Bergerson

Phil Bergerson, Orangeburg, South Carolina, 2006 I am delighted to announce that I will participate in a conversation with the Canadian photographer Phil Bergerson on Tuesday 15 April, 6.30–8 pm, at the Work Gallery in London (RSVP to press@workgallery.co.uk). As my former photography teacher at Ryerson University, Phil had a huge impact on my relationship…