FCCJ exhibition

English teacher in Japan portraits

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Tweet I blogged about this back in April, but the exhibition has just opened at the correspondent’s club so here are some more photos and a short interview with the photographer Gary McLeod. Gary has been making portraits of English teachers in Japan. Each image consists of about 300 individual photos taken with a Nikon […]


“Good Ordinary People”

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Tweet This month’s exhibition in the Foreign Correspondent’s Club Main Bar is by Yu-ki Matsuoka and is called “Good Ordinary People.” The photos are from a shotengai shopping mall in Yokohama. I didn’t really understand the title at first, but here is how Yu-ki explains it: “What I discovered in Matsubara Shopping mall is that […]


Hosoe Eikoh exhibition

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Tweet Something special to announce today. The June exhibition at the Foreign Correspondent’s Club of Japan is no less than THREE sets of photos by world-renowned photographer Hosoe Eikoh. (It runs from 30 May to 27 June. Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert blogged on Saturday’s opening party over at Tokyoland.) One important thing to mention is that the […]


Seeking Photographers

Tweet Tokyo Photojournalist welcomes applications for photo exhibitions at the Foreign Correspondent’s Club of Japan in Tokyo (FCCJ). I am the current chair of the exhibition committee. To cut a long story short, the club doesn’t have a budget for prints, but we do have simple frames and the month long exhibitions are free of […]


Afghanistan photos at the Foreign Correspondent’s Club

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Tweet The May exhibition at the FCCJ is by Gianni Giosue, a news and documentary photographer based in Tokyo. (Thanks Gianni for letting me post them here!). Gianni took photos at the “Mobile Mini Circus for Children”, an NGO that provides education and fun for children in Kabul. I think the photographer had some fun […]


calling all English teachers in Japan

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Tweet Are you an English teacher in Japan? Fancy becoming part of the Natural History Museum in London? Tokyo-based artist and photographer Gary Mcleod is photographing English teachers in Japan as part of a project for the museum. When I met him last week he told me he was aiming for over 100 people, so […]


James Whitlow Delano exhibition at the FCCJ

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Tweet This month’s exhibition at the Foreign Correspondent’s Club in Tokyo is by James Whitlow Delano. I met James an FCCJ exhibition a few months ago and he very generously agreed to show his photos at the club. He’s a renowned photojournalist with a unique style, not to mention a great guy to work with. […]


Himba, The Red People of Namibia – Go Yamagata

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Tweet This month’s correspondent’s club exhibtion is by a Japanese photographer, Go Yamagata. (From the FCCJ notice) The “Himba” African tribal group live in an arid area of North-western Namibia known as “Kaokoland”. Since his first encounter with the Himba people in 2004, photographer Go Yamagata has been fascinated by their traditional lifestyle as well […]


More Showa photos

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Tweet Hans Brinckmann has very kindly provided some more of his and Ysbrand Rogge’s fantastic Showa-era photos. They are from his on-going exhibition at the FCCJ. Hans has added some captions. If you have any questions for Hans about the photos, or about life in Japan in the 1950s and ’60s you might want post […]


Photos of Showa Japan

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Tweet One of my jobs when I’m not researching, writing, photographing, or washing the dishes at home is running the exhibition committee of the Foreign Correspondent’s Club of Japan. Each month we have a different photo exhibition. I’m going to blog them as they happen. Here are two photos from this month’s show, “Showa Japan […]