Episode 64. George Nobechi: The Concept of Nukumori and the Virtues of Patience, Quietude, and Photographing Everyday Life

George Nobechi is a Japanese-Canadian photographer living in Nagano, Japan. His work is often described as evoking solitude, duality and longing.  Being bicultural, he is simultaneously an insider and outsider in both Eastern and Western cultures and this is reflected in his sensibility and vision.

Topics Richard and George discuss:

• Japanese and Canadian cultures
• Working with Sam Abell
• The concept of Nukumori
• Quiet Images
• Being both an insider and outsider in Eastern and Western cultures
• “Photography found me”
• The American Southwest
• Loneliness, serenity, and quietude
• Wind and Light
• The everyday life is worthy of being photographed
•Is photography truth?

And much more.

Notable Links:

George Nobechi Website
George Nobechi Instagram


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