Noguchi Rika – My Father's Album
Before her father died in 2013, photographer Noguchi Rika asked him if he had the negatives to any photographs of her mother, who had passed away in 1992. He gave her a file crammed full of negatives. It was only after he was gone that Rika began sorting through it. While developing the photos, she started to think about the basic question of why people photograph things. The pictures show her mother and the three children, the roses he grew, the occasional landscape. Sometimes he’s right up close to his subject matter, while at others he shoots from a distance. What comes across strongly in his pictures is the sense of a particular moment in time that he wished to capture.
|72 p, ills colour, 22 x 28 cm, hb, Japanese/English