Japan web wanderings redux

More random Japan-context web findings:

Nobuyoshi Araki Poloroids from AssemblyLanguage, a guide to the the contemporary avant-garde art scene in Tokyo. Not sure how I feel about Araki, I admire his prolificacy but can’t deny his predilection for bound and gagged female subjects strikes me as simply part and parcel rather than any sustained critique.

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Panorama photographs of Tokyo from Tsutomu Kuriyama, who’s been uploading photos taken with his Noblex 135 since 1996. Some wonderful cityscapes here that will have you fetishizing for one of these cameras.

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Photos of Tokyo using the irrepressible LOMO from Naomi. Tokyo photos with other cameras as well.

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A nice assortment of photo exhibits by Japanese photographer Tadayuki (?). Looking at them I feel I’m outside taking a walk and not sitting in front of my computer. (I have the distinct feeling my web wanderings on the other side of the language barrier are hitting on the tip of the iceberg as far as Japanese photography sites go).

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Strange products from the Japanese consumer landscape, courtesy of Tokyo architects Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein of Klein-Dytham. See also their collection of strange Japanese drink can designs.

MY fetish object du jour: a Sushi Lamp.