Jun Iwasaki’s To Find The Right Chair pursues musings of the mind forming mental pictures of scenes of consciousness. The scene hangs there but occasionally there might emerge a glimpse of a metaphor. Throughout his shooting, he feels sympathy with subjects, by projecting his emotions onto them, associating and harmonizing with what he sees.
He is not a photographer yet, he is just an ordinary guy trying to live a daily life. For him, photography is a medium to express thought; like going to the supermarket to get the ingredients to cook soup for your friends.
This book has 20 coloured and 2 b/w photographs taken with a small-format camera in 10 different cities where the photographer used to live, or visit, between 2012 and 2020.
Each photo presents an historical yet insignificant moment in Iwasaki’s visual poetry.
First edition of 350 copies.
Special edition of 25 copies comes with paperboard slipcase, 100 years archival inkjet print on William Turner 190g/m2. Signed and numbered by artist.
20 x 26 cm
22 color plates
Hardcover, offset printed on cotton cloth with yellow headband. Typography on back cover, spine and endpaper in white foil.
Published in 2021
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