Keep an Eye Shut

by Hanayo

Keep an Eye Shut

  • ISBN-13: 9783969000168
  • Author(s): Hanayo
  • Subject: Photography & photographs
  • Publisher: Kehrer Verlag
  • Imprint: Kehrer Verlag
  • Publication Date: 02-07-2021
  • Format: h/b

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Keep an Eye Shut summarizes thirty years of the activities of Japanese photographer, artist, musician, and model Hanayo Nakajima. In 1989, at the age of 19, she became a Hang-yoku (younger geisha), and began to take pictures using her father's old camera. Her vivid and fresh images became a forerunner of 'girly photography' in Japan. Later she was featured on the cover of The Face magazine and modeled for Gaultier. She moved to Berlin in 1999 where she worked with the film director Christoph Schlingensief. Hanayo has collaborated with international musicians, her single Joe le taxi has been featured on many music compilations.
About the book

Keep an Eye Shut summarizes thirty years of the activities of Japanese photographer, artist, musician, and model Hanayo Nakajima. In 1989, at the age of 19, she became a Hang-yoku (younger geisha), and began to take pictures using her father's old camera. Her vivid and fresh images became a forerunner of 'girly photography' in Japan. Later she was featured on the cover of The Face magazine and modeled for Gaultier. She moved to Berlin in 1999 where she worked with the film director Christoph Schlingensief. Hanayo has collaborated with international musicians, her single Joe le taxi has been featured on many music compilations.