Daido Moriyama – Silkscreens

London’s Hamiltons Gallery presents a reinterpretation of the work of Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama, known for his often dark documentation of Japanese street culture. The gallery’s curator and owner Tim Jeffries has selected 16 images from the photographer’s vast portfolio, encompassing tens of thousands of photographs and spanning over half a century since the birth […]

Daido Moriyama – Eyes Lips Tights

After moving to Tokyo in 1961 to become a photographic assistant, Osaka-born Daido Moriyama began churning out his distinctive lo-fi and deeply dark and unnerving images of the city’s underbelly. As cities in Japan were rapidly urbanizing, Moriyama deliberately eschewed the crisp, saturated “guidebook” aesthetic in favor of a hi-contrast, grainy photographs of things “that […]

The City Itself is Sexual

  “Ever since I was young, my Fathers job involved a lot of travelling and when we moved to a new city, some were smaller but others were larger: I loved to wander around the town. I loved it… When I have a project I’m working on, I’ll basically leave my place before noon and, […]