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Boot Obori, Namie Town Fukushima (October 2013), 10 km from plant Radiation Level : 260 cpm

Your favorite photographer and why?

20 years but the Japanese government

It’s difficult to choose one favorite because I

doesn’t do that even now. I wanted to show

have looked up to so many of them over the

this French system to the Japanese and I

years. So I would go with Henri Cartier

took some very beautiful pictures, where I

Bresson and Jonas Bendiksen.

came up with a way to combine fine art with journalistic meaning. Every photographer

What is your strongest memory from your time at Speos? When I was in Speos in 2009, I started my first project. It was during this time, the French natality rate was increasing while the

takes a beautiful picture but it is hard to find a meaning for the images. Through this first project I wanted proactively combine these two ways of doing photography and this was the origin of all my work.

Japanese natality rate was falling. The French government had been making an effort for 

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Profile for Propaah Magazine

Propaah issue2  

Issue 2 (January 2018) of PROPAAH, a quarterly online magazine promoting the work of young and upcoming artists in the field of photography.

Propaah issue2  

Issue 2 (January 2018) of PROPAAH, a quarterly online magazine promoting the work of young and upcoming artists in the field of photography.

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