Yasushi Mori

Yasushi Mori – Hey! Hattori! Yasushi Mori is part of the jury’s top ten choice. He is one of the participants who published a book from his project proposed for Neko project, please check: http://www.libroarte.jp/hattori.html Yasushi Mori has never been really interested in photographing cats. At his house those last years he got a cat named Hattori-kun, fled from Futaba, a town in Fukushima, when the Great East Japan Earthquake devastated the area in 2011. Yasushi Mori gradually starts to pay attention to Hattori-kun, overwhelmed both by his solitariness and his loveliness. Let’s listen to the unexpected experience that Yasushi …

Yu Hirai

We will start this week with Yu Hirai, a photographer that we cherished since her series « Entre chiens et loups », who is also a talented drawer. She has this month an article about her another series MADAME ACTION in NIEPCEBOOK10 magazine: https://www.corridorelephant.com/ For Neko project she proposed us a project started a while ago: Maya Neko. The animal, the cat, is metaphoric and real. On the way from her mother’s home to the metro station, the old lady encounters the cats from the neighbourhood. This usual walk shows her physical independency but freedom of mind despite her old …