Curator Talk: Nagasawa Akio

Nagasawa Akio
NAGASAWA Akio (1968– ) is Director of Akio Nagasawa, both a gallery and publisher, and also Director of Daido Moriyama Photo Foundation. He curates exhibitions internationally, including the shows at his own two Tokyo gallery spaces in Ginza and Aoyama. Nagasawa also publishes photo books and catalogues and provides art direction consultancy for commercial facilities such as hotels and boutiques.

Major exhibitions and events he has curated include “Labyrinth” by MORIYAMA Daido at Les Rencontres d'Arles, 2013, “Pas de Deux” by HOSOE Eikoh and William Klein at Les Rencontres d'Arles, 2016, “Daido Moriyama Printing Show” at Tate Modern, London, 2012, and Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, 2016.
Guest Speaker / Moderator
Dustin SHUM Wan Yat, Advisor to the Exhibition
Dustin SHUM Wan Yat (1971– ) is a Hong Kong based documentary photographer. He graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Photographic Design. In his work, Shum focuses on the relationship between individuals and urban spaces, the living conditions of local disadvantaged groups, and the transformation of Chinese cities and towns in a rapidly developing economy. Shum has exhibited widely, within Hong Kong and internationally, and his work is held in the collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, and many private collectors. His photographs have also published in several photobooks, including Themeless Parks (2008) and BLOCKS (2014). In 2013. Shum co-founded The Salt Yard, an independent, artist-run exhibition space dedicated to photography, where he has curated a number of exhibitions by overseas and local photographers. The Salt Yard is also an online store dedicated to the art of photobook publishing. He often writes about photography under the pseudonym "Fotopiggie".
In Japanese and English, with Cantonese and English interpretation
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