Work in progress: MuNK

MUNK (work-in-progress)
All images ©2019 Michael Sakamoto

Work-in-progress autobiographical work inspired by Hosoe Eikoh and Hijikata Tatsumi’s “Kamaitachi” photo essay, the seminal butoh photo work that has inspired generations of dance practitioners.

Photographed on location: Tashiro and Tokyo (Japan); Los Angeles, Cypress, Salinas Valley, Marysville, and Olivehurst, California (USA); Maui, Hawaii; Paris, France.

Photo assistants: Yut Ave, Tillie Sakamoto, Joy Jarme.

Supported in part by the University of Iowa Center for Asian and Pacific Studies.



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