Thursday, January 5, 2012

Koji Onaka

                                               © Koji Onaka

In the beginning of the ninetíes respected Japanese photographer Koji Onaka travelled around and photographed rural area and urban landscapes in the historic region of Sanriku, located on Japans northern east coast. Two decades later small towns like Kesennuma, Rikuzen-Takada, Kamaishi were destroyed by "The Great Higashinhon Earthquake". Many buildings, areas that Onaka immortalized on picture does not exist anymore and lost forever. Onaka is now selling various prints at a special " for charity Umimachi" price. Fifty percent of the proceeds will be donated to the fund of Orphan. More here.

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