Hiroshi Aoki“Conflict Diamonds”
Apr 17, 2018 (tue) – Apr 29, 2018 (sun)
Hours: 11：00 ~ 18：30 （Last day untill 17:00）
PHOTO GALLERY ARTisan Japanesque 1F“Tsuki”
Access: 374-2, Horiikecho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0038, Japan
Tel: 080 ( 5988 ) 7720
Hours: 11：00 ~ 18：30
“Conflict Diamonds” photo exhibition of Hiroshi Aoki is held at KYOTO MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY Gallery Japanesque 1F“Tsuki” From Tue., Apr 17 to Sun., Apr 29 2018.
Gorgeous dinner party, etc…
Diamonds make the world more gorgeously.
“Conflict diamonds” we called diamonds on the other hand.
The actual conditions of diamond mines in Central Africa where is shaken by the civil war.
The stones are the cause of the conflict.
A beauty and glamour of diamonds might be the darkness the stones have.
It is a story of miraculous stones loved by all humans.
Born in 1976. Studied under photographer Yoshio Takemasa. After studying abroad in England, he started his career as a freelance photographer from 2002. Aoki currently keeps taking a photo focusing on the area in a conflict in Middle East and Africa. In 2007, solo exhibition “BORN UNDER FIRE —Children in War” was held at Konica Minolta Plaza. On the same year, he won the prize for newcomer of Photo City Sagamihara award. In 2012, Aoki held the exhibition “ARAB SPRING —Spring of Arab, Libyan Revolution” at Nikon Salon both in Shinjuku and Osaka, and published his first photo collection ”HEAL AFRICA” (TOSEI publishing.) Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (Yamanashi, Japan) possesses Aoki’s works as its house collection.