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Tokyo Transgender - Satomi Nihongi

NIHONGI, Satomi.
Tokyo Transgender.
First edition. Small 4to. [110pp] with b&w plates throughout.
Vibrant printed pink cloth boards with illustrated obi housed in a brown card slipcase with publishers' stamp. Signed and numbered as 179 in 500 copies.
Tokyo: Keita Komiyama, 2021.
New/ Fine.

Satomi Nihongi's 126 portraits of trans people during 70's in Tokyo. Satomi Nihongi captured an aesthetics outside of the social norms of sexuality by photographing the trans people in gay clubs in Shinjuku, Akasaka, and Aoyama. The images used in the contents are scanned from vintage prints with spotting and deterioration visible in their reproduction.

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