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.
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.
Dates: December 1 (Thu) — December 7 (Wed), 2011
Dates: November 26 (Fri) — December 19 (Sun), 2010
"Doyagai - Day labouring districts of Japan" Photographs by Seung-Woo Yang, shoko Hashimoto, Haruto Hoshi, Issei Suda and Seiryu Inoue
Dates: July 22 (Sat) — August 17 (Thu), 2017