Toi shisen (A Strange Perspective in Tokyo)
- Toi shisen (A Strange Perspective in Tokyo)
Photobook. First edition. One volume. Signed copy.
- Made in: Tokyo-to
- Height: 42.6 centimetres (covers)
- Width: 30.2 centimetres (covers)
A strange perspective indeed: Office workers taking a mid-day nap on artificial grass in the Ikebukuro Sunshine building, somebody sunbathing in the bushes, a used car sales-show in Shinjuku, a policeman watching from a bridge, drunken day workers sleeping on the pavement in front of Takadanobaba station, a boy sitting inside a coin locker, the ruins of a public bath, a chicken on a banister in a school yard, all of the scenes become significant through the angle, the moment, and the size. While being slightly absurd, there is a palpable sense of the security, confidence, and contentedness of the late 80s. Only one copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)
- Topographic representation of: Tokyo-to
- PB.119 (Photobook number)
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Object reference number: JCF16255
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