Photographer Yu Yamauchi spent nine years on Yakushima, spending nearly a month alone in the woods, recording his dialogue with nature.
Yu Yamauchi is a photographer who spends long periods of time in nature, exploring the fundamental nature of the world from the relationship between nature and humans. Yamauchi spent 600 days in a mountain hut on the 7th station of Mt. Fuji, photographing the rising sun above the clouds. A goal reached through “planets” focused on structure.
A real fantasy of the earth that visualizes the relationship with nature by reflecting the inner world in the forest.
- Release Date:
- May, 2023
Born in Hyogo Prefecture in 1977.
He stays in nature for long periods of time and explores the fundamental nature of the world from the relationship between nature and humans.
He started photography by self-study, and after working as a studio assistant, he started full-scale production activities. His photo collections include Dawn (Akaakasha) and Planet (Seigensha). One of his publications is “The One Who Lives Above the Clouds” (Seizansha).
Based in Nagano Prefecture, he continues to hold exhibitions both in Japan and abroad.
Yu Yamauchi‘s books
JINEN – Yu Yamauchi Works¥8,800