Quote of the Week by Rinko Kawauchi


“For a photographer, it’s a necessity that you can shoot stuff magically. Accidents are necessary, but after I take the photograph, it’s not over. I work on it more.” —Rinko Kawauchi (1972)

A celebrated Contemporary photographer, Rinko is best known for her poetic depictions of everyday life. Following her graduation from the Seian University of Art and Design, she worked as a freelance photographer in advertising. She has produced some famous photobooks such as Utatane, Hanabi, and Hankoko. Her work has been exhibited across the world, including at the Foundation Cartier, , The Photographer’s Gallery, the Museo de Arte Moderna, and White Cube, among others. Rinko is also the recipient of numerous honours and awards, including the 27th Ihei Kimura Photography Award, the International Center of Photography Infinity Award, and an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society.

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