PROVOKE: Between PROTEST and PERFORMANCE

mickyates Art, B&W, Book, Documentary, Japan, Photography, Street photography 0 Comments

The Japanese photo magazine ‘Provoke’ only published three issues in 1968 and 1969. It was a rejection of many of the then-prevailing photographic norms. And it uniquely caught the 1960’s era of protest against American military bases on Japanese soil, Tokyo’s Narita airport extension and more. It also reflected growing Japanese confidence and self-identification after WWII. Provoke was a photographic …

Fringe Arts Bath – PhotoMarathon

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Bath is a great city. It has thousands of years of history, is a World Heritage City, and is very popular with tourists from all over the world. The local Arts and Music scene is also exceptional. The Bath Literature Festival has just finished, the International Music Festival is coming up, and so is the Fringe Arts Festival, which is the pre-eminent annual visual arts event. There …