Takashi Homma

Takashi Homma – Kiwamete Yoi Fukei AKA Extremely Beautiful Landscapes (2004)

In the late 1960s, photographer Takuma Nakahira published the legendary photography magazine Provoke with Daido Moriyama. With this edgy writings and photographs, Nakahira rejected preexisting photographic expression. In 1977, an alcohol-induced coma resulted in a permanent partial memory loss. In the following years, with gradual recovery, Nakahira started photographing stray cats, homeless, and thatched roofs in the neighborhood near his home in a monomaniac manner. This essay-film style documentary is a portrait of the Nakahira’s daily life. Directed by photographer Takashi Homma. Read More »