Fluence:The Continuance of Yohji Yamamoto
This is a book of photographs created by Yohji Yamamoto, a book designer whom photographer TAKAY reveres, and the various subjects wearing them.
Subjects include the late Yukio Ninagawa, Yo Ochiai, Morimichi, Rie Miyazawa, Lily Frankie, Char, and Makoto Ayukawa (in no particular order). A wide range of people, from actors to musicians, have been invited to participate. His works remind us of his childhood and the books of the Showa era.At the same time, Yohji Yamamoto's avant-garde style and strong sensitivity and elegance unique to books can be felt.
Shot entirely in black-and-white, the film features Yohji Yamamoto's iconic In the title of "Fluence", TAKAY's longstanding belief that the title "Fluence" expresses TAKAY's constant feeling that "by styling clothes, the subject becomes a person".
340 x 260 mm
Pages 208, 130