Published by Zen Foto Gallery, Seiryu Inoue’s People and Stones is visual document of the lives and landscapes of communities in rural Kansai. Photographing various towns within Kansai such as Kamagasaki, Inoue’s People and Stones marks another symbolic body of work made to capture and reflect both community and society.

Artist Profile

Seiryu INOUE

Born in 1931 in Tosa, Kochi Prefecture.
Inoue became apprentice to Takeji Iwamiya in Osaka in 1951. In 1961 he received the “Japan Photography Critics Newcomer Award” for his work “Kamagasaki”. In 1988 he died in an accident while photographing in the Amami Oshima Islands.

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Dates: November 4 (Fri) — November 24 (Thu), 2011