Human Land (Hardcover)

Closed Monday, July 4th for Independence Day.

We strongly encourage all customers to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status.  Masks are required for unvaccinated adults.  Thank you!

Monday to Thursday 10AM to 7PM--Friday & Saturday 10AM to 8PM
--Open 11AM to 5PM on Sunday  
**Order online any time.

Human Land Cover Image
$135.00
Hard to Find - Unable to Order

Description


Ikko Narahara's legendary photobook―available again 30 years after its original publication.
During the 1960s, the small island of Gunkanjima, now a world heritage site and uninhabited for more than 40 years off the coast of Nagasaki, was home to a population of roughly 5,000. They were coal workers during an era that relied on coal as its energy source. Due to the small size of the island, the population density was more than nine times higher than Tokyo's. For his 1956 exhibition "Human Land," Narahara photographed Gunkanjima as well as the island of Sakurajima in Kagoshima prefecture, which had suffered a gigantic volcanic explosion―the most powerful in 20th century Japan―in 1914 that left villages covered under a three meter thick layer of ashes.


Product Details
ISBN: 9784835455044
ISBN-10: 4835455045
Publisher: Fukkan.com
Publication Date: October 1st, 2018
Pages: 176
Language: English