Kujira Kaitai

  • Yoshiro KOSEKI / 2011.6
  • JPY 15,000 / A4 size, hardcover with box, 208 pages
  • bookdesign: Makoto WADA

A fisherman waiting for the departure, men cutting down a huge body, historical sites of ancient-style whaling, whale cuisine, a whale exhaling on the beach… Japanese people who eat whales and live with whales. A true documentary by the photographer of “Kujukurihama” by which he got a huge popularity! he have been shooting over 24 years at Wada-ura at Kujukurihamahama (Chiba), Taiji (Wakayama), Ayukawa (Miyagi). 121 monochrome picture.
Japanese library association selection book.
(ISBN 9784861102615)


Yoshiro KOSEKI
Born in 1935, a farmer in Kawabe, Chiba. He received the new face award of The Photographic Society of Japan for the photo collection “Kujukurihama”(mokujisha Publishing). He is the author of “Kujukurihama”(shumpusha publishing) and “Kujukuri ujo” (Tokyo Newspaper Publishing Bureau, 1993).

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