Yearly Archives: 2014

The Spread of ISIS threat

Recruitment of radical militant Islamic group, ISIS, has been spreading out all over the world. In Japan last month, a university student was investigated as he tried to travel to Syria to join ISIS. It’s said that thousands have already joined the ISIS from outside, including western countries, to fight. India, which is home to […]

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Monthly photojournal The Page vol. 17 is up

Monthly photojournal The Page vol 17 is up. This issue’s theme is Afghanistan. http://thepage.jp/detail/20141016-00000003-wordleaf 月刊フォトジャーナルThePageの第17号アップされました。今月のテーマは「アフガニスタン」http://thepage.jp/detail/20141016-00000003-wordleaf Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on Facebookshare via RedditShare with StumblersTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this post

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Bin Laden as a Hero?

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to visit Abbottabad in Pakistan. The town is where U.S. Navy SEALs killed Osama Bin Laden in 2011.The house has been demolished and only debris remain, like some kind of historical ruins. It’s said that Bin Laden was living in the house for several years before the […]

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Thoughts on My Exhibition of War

Came back to steamy Delhi last week after spending a couple of weeks in Japan to attend my exhibition at the Canon gallery. It went well (the show is still traveling to three more cities in Japan) and I had good conversations with visitors. The title of the exhibition was “Message from the Battlefield” and […]

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Keisuke Togawa 面と向かって雑談した一人です。
お疲れさまでした。

原爆写真は白黒だからOKなんでしょうか。
しかしカメラメーカーのCANONがそのような姿勢ではナンセンスです。
クレームを理由にする官民国民の体質。
僕はLeicaに変えます(苦笑
そして血のにじんだステーキなどの写真展をしたいと思います。

http://manda10kichi.blog.fc2.com/

Manda この記事を読み終わったアメリカの友人は、ha?! でした。
「ショッキングな写真をみて気分を害したという苦情が怖い」
だったらカメラを売るんじゃない。写真を見て気分を害するならおとなしくウチで寝てろ。
そのように感想を述べていました。

あるアメリカ人の発言「FreeとFreedomは異なる」。
つまり現実はunFreeだってことでしょうか。

I Refuse to send My Daughter to War

I’m angry and also ashamed of Japanese PM Abe, his cabinet and of ourselves -Japanese citizens. Three days ago, Abe changed the interpretation of our constitution and paved the way for our military to go to fight overseas. Under our constitution, which was created after the horrific experience of WWII, Japan has been barred form […]

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