A new series by Masashi Asada from the movie “The Asadas!” Recommended family photo presented by “Mr. Family Photo”!
The unique family photography that the whole family can take on various occupations and scenes attracted a great deal of attention, and received the Kimura Ihei Photo Award, which is called the Akutagawa Prize in the photography world, and finally it was made into a movie. “Asada Family”.
The new work “Shooting station Asada Mannen” released by the author, Masashi Asada, dressed as the second generation of the local photography station and pursued new possibilities for family photography , commemorative photography with the help of the whole family.
It is a series.
The main work is a work that challenged a new attempt with my child as the subject, triggered by the birth of my son Asahi. Starting with taking pictures with lucky charms from all over Japan on a custom-made tatami mat, find a person who looks auspicious, have him hug him, and then go to a place that looks good auspicious. The result is a work full of smiles and joy that changes as my child grows. In addition to that, a snap that reproduces the daily life of the “Asada Photo Station” with the family, which is reminiscent of the “Asada Family”, and some works that challenged the possibility of ghost photography with my father as the subject are also recorded, and the family photo It is a full course.
A family photo of a person’s life and death, watching over the growth of a newborn child and remembering the person who died in the deceased photo.
Asada’s attempts will continue, hoping for the happiness of “thousands and millions of years.”
Take a look at the “essence of family photography” that is as straightforward and powerful as ever!
Art Direction: Shin Sobue
- Release Date:
- October, 2020
Born in Mie Prefecture in 1979
2000 Graduated from Japan Institute of Photography and Film Graduate School
Joined Studio Fobos in 2004
2007 Independent as a photographer
Received the 34th Kimura Ihei Photo Award for the 2009 photo book “Asada Family” (published by AkaAkasha in 2008)
2010’s first large-scale solo exhibition, “Tsu Family Land Masashi Asada Photo Exhibition” held at Mie Prefectural Art Museum
2011 “Commemorative Photographs to Create Anniversary Masashi Asada Photo Exhibition” held at Musee Fukuoka Camera Museum in Toyama Prefecture
2013 Exhibited at “Roppongi Hills Mori Art Museum 10th Anniversary Exhibition LOVE Exhibition: The Shape of Love in Art”
2013-2014 Served as a member of the Mie Council for Cultural Affairs
Exhibited at 2016 Hong Kong International Photo Festival
Vigorously holding solo and group exhibitions at home and abroad.