Yusurika 064, 2014
Archival inkjet print, 12 x 8” image on 13 x 9” paper
Edition of 50, signed and numbered by the artist
Yoshinori Mizutani’s photographic work explores expressive possibilities that mix the traditions of diaristic and street photography with a conceptual practice. With his bright flash and distinct color palette, Mizutani’s print, Yusurika 064 (2014), captures the natural beauty of a bird in flight through the trees. Mizutani attended the Tokyo College of Photography after graduating from Nihon University College of Economics. He has won a number of prestigious awards that include Foam Talent (2014), Japan Photo Award (2013), and LensCulture Emerging Talents Top 50 (2014). Mizutani has quickly established recognition worldwide, and his international solo exhibitions include Aura Gallery in Beijing, Galerie Au Premier in Switzerland, IBASHO in Belgium, and IMA in Tokyo. amana/IMA photobooks has published four of his books: Tokyo Parrots (2014), Colors (2015), YUSURIKA (2015), and HANON (2016). Mizutani lives and works in Tokyo, Japan.