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The Silent City


Photographer: Takeshi Ishikawa

Country: Japan

April 7, 2020. The first "state of emergency" is declared in Tokyo. People were terrified by the pandemic of an unknown virus, and the city fell silent. That was just one year ago. Now, a year later, the state of emergency has been extended for the third time. The threat of the virus still persists, but what about the fear in people's hearts?


Based in Tokyo. While working with photographers as an art director, he began taking photographs himself. He is currently working on a project called "On Street Tokyo," in which people wearing trendy fashions are seen as symbols of the times, and people on the street are recorded as a record of the times.

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