Ellen Takata presents on Postwar Japanese Photography Books at the third biennial Conference of the Israeli Association for Japanese Studies

June 13th, 2017
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Ellen Haruko Takata

Ellen Takata gave the presentation If You Give Three Loud Screams, I’ll Come and Help You: Changing Stories around an Image of the Rattersdorf-Köszeg Border in the Photographic Books of Furuya Seiichi, 1985-2014 on June 13th at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, for the third biennial conference of the Israeli Association for Japanese Studies.  Addressing the narrative possibilities of image arrangement, she followed a photograph through four decades of different uses and changing relations to personal and historical issues. 


Image caption: Conference poster with "Schattendorf 1981" by Furuya Seiichi, published in Mémoires 1995, Fotomuseum Winterthur/Scalo, 1996.