Tokyo Transgender

Satomi Nihongi

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Edition : First / Tokyo / Komiyama / 2021 / Hardcover. / Fine / FIne
4to, 110pp. Pink cloth with Obi and slipcase. Numerous Black & White plates. One of 500 signed and numbered copies.

Satomi Nihongi’s 126 portraits of trans people during 70’s in Tokyo. Satomi Nihongi, photographer who joined Araki Nobuyoshi’s early work “Geribara Five”, captured the aesthetics beyond the social norms of sexuality by photographing the trans people in gay clubs in Shinjuku, Akasaka, and Aoyama. He is also the photographer responsible for the great ‘punk rock in london’.

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