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TOMORROW: Hiroh Kikai Lecture October 31st at 1pm in San Francisco

Please join us at the 3rd Street Lecture Hall on October 31st at 1pm (San Francisco Art Institute)

Hiroh Kikai is a photographer born in Yamagata Prefecture,Japan in1945. He studied philosophy under Sadayoshi Fukuda at Hosei University in Tokyo. He began photographing in 1969 when the influential editor Shoji Yamagishi showed him photographs by Diane Arbus. Living close to Asakusa in Tokyo, he spent time there and the area became the location for a series of portraits that he has been making for over 40 years. Other subjects include working and residential neighborhoods in Tokyo, and rural and town life in India and Turkey. He has pursued each of these for over two decades. In 2003, the First edition of his book Persona, a collection of Asakusa portraits, won both the Domon Ken Award and Annual Award of the Photographic Society of Japan.

Hiroh Kikai is represented by Yancey Richardson Gallery

Also recent press for Hiroh Kikai can be found here on Lensculture

Please join us for this special event in cooperation with the San Francisco Art Institute. The lecture is free and open to all - early arrival is suggested as seats will be first come first served.