Text engl., jap. - Miyako Ishiuchi's mother died in 2000: this photobook presents maternal belongings, as well as familial places through a few pictures from Yokosuka Story, Apartment & Endless Night, and is a superb mourning, tribute, attempt of understanding and a strong, touching pictorial testimony. Ishiuchi „Mother's“ hined for being the first Japanese photographer since Kishin Shinoyama in 1976 to represent Japan at the Venice Biennale in 2005. - „Ishiuchi's memorial to her dead mother is a complex meditation on loss, memory, history and desire, beautifully realised and packaged.“ (Gerry Badger. In: http://www.bjp-online.com/british-journal-of-photography/report/1646009/top).
Text engl. - More enigmatic, diaristic photography, from perhaps the best young Japanese photographer to emerge in the last decade. (Gerry Badger. In: http://www.bjp-online.com/british-journal-of-photography/report/1646009/top). - Check entry. - Nur Kurztitelaufnahme 04.2012.