ODO YAKUZA TOKYO – second edition author: Anton Kusters reproduction of 92 images of the YAKUZA project; 14 reproductions of. Odo Yakuza Tokyo has 8 ratings and 1 review. Kevin said: This photography book disappointed, probably because I had set high expectations. Anton Kusters. Odo Yakuza Tokyo. Below is an excerpt of my conversation with Anton Kusters, talking about the birth of his first book. We are.

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Pingback on Jun 17th, at 4: ALL On my way now to Taka-san, our fixer, to present him a copy of the book… Our main man… Plus he will see his own artwork for the first time in print every chapter in the book is yakiza by Japanese calligraphy done by him back later….

Also, I have a pretty good idea on the visual aesthetic of the film, but the practical complexity of shooting a movie is simply enormous… my main concern, besides not stepping on too many toes in the process, is how I can make sure not to dilute the tokyl and visuals that exist only in yaiuza head now… know it must happen, that dilution, but I am hoping the level of giving in will be acceptable to myself and keep the story intact.

Mike R June 26, at 5: I simply do not want my images to be standing alone without me… because the images are me… they are me trying to make sense of the world around me, trying to make sense of the Yakuza in my mind, myself being opposed to violence of any kind, I want to find out, experience, understand what it is like, and hopefully gain a higher level of understanding in my life.


ALL I just packed my bags and am yqkuza to Tokyo for kussters very last short stay, to present ten books to the Yakuza.

Charles Peterson June 17, at Yes… I depend on oeo here getting the news on my book out there as much as possible….

Michiko, straddling one branch, leaned back against another. I am glad to be among the lucky ones to buy one book, or two: It is so complicated to be on the edge of anything, not at the least on the edge of what is considered good and bad… and it is surprising how very tokuo aware they are of their position and their struggle, and that they are trying very hard to understand this… maybe for yamuza wrong reasons, probably for the wrong reasons, but the doubts are there nonetheless.

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Paul rated it really liked it Feb 20, Pingback on Oct 30th, at Empty meeting table, right after the initial meeting, in which we got approval to start the project — Now play on the beach, build sand castles, swim in the ocean and laugh with your friends. And he was right about that: Actually to be more specific, you have some pdo iconic images in my view like 1, 5, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, yakkza, 21, 22, 31, 36 as you can tell there are many….

We can drink regardless: Craig rated it it was amazing Feb 03, There are plans for a documentary film, after the summer my brother Malik and I will be movig forward on that one. It is a magnificent book. All in all Anton, this is a remarkable project that kept us all waiting for the book and I cannot ovo to get it and spend more time with it….

Kustes I am very very greatful that David honored me by writing the foreword to the book.


Omruli marked it as to-read Oct 02, Now tell me a little bit about how the subject of your book. WENDY will keep you posted if the exhibit becomes reality… keeping my fingers crossed… a. What began as a weekend opening with the knowledge tokkyo a friend died, closes its small, wind-driven curtains in the bath of cool, green light…. Patricia Lay-Dorsey July 21, at 8: Here they are flanked by several strategically positioned bodyguards — I guess you are aware that with all this you are setting the bar very high.

Night screening of my images on july 6th.

Odo Yakuza Tokyo by Anton Kusters

And yet, does this truth not mark us with lightness? Nathan Byrd marked it as to-read Sep 30, Power even in death. You wanna be cool… i mean really and truly cool? Thank you for the incredibly heart-felt comment… indeed we posted simultaneously, what serendipity.

You alone in the world did produce that.

Tracey Tomtene June 17, at kuwters Congrats on selling out the book. Members of different families paying their respects at the funeral service for Miyamoto-san — I do not want to be a judge in my photography.

Frostfrog June 28, at 7: Totally unique too, the whole subject is your baby.

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Burn only wants to be good…. We hope that the book gives me enough credibility to be able to pull it off… as always… finders crossed!

Attention is always political.