Shinjuku Golden Gai district, which appears in Daido Moriyama’s Record series quite often. This place was chosen to represent the film “Oh Wilderness”(あゝ荒野）based on Shuji Terayama’s novel, which turned out to be Daido’s new book under the same title. This issue embeds the chaotic backstreets of Shinjuku through Shibuya, and Ikebukuro…the clamor and stagnation of urban tokyo life.
Daido Moriyama / Photographer
Born October 10th, 1938. His style of grainy, high-contrast images that came to be referred to as are, “bure, boke” (grainy, blurry, out-of-focus) made an impact on the realm of photography worldwide. Latest works are “NAGISA” ”LABYRINTH”(Akio Nagasawa Gallery), “Dog and Mesh Tights” “ OSAKA” “Zettai Heimen Toshi”(Getsuyo-sha) etc