Honorable Mention TIFA 2021 People / Life Style

Street Life Style

  • Photographer
    Taisuke Sato
  • Technical Info
    1/200 F6.3 Iso 800
  • Photo Date
    June, 26, 2021

They are what we call homeless. For people, it is a kind of disgusting concept that they keep hidden in their consciousness and blocked from their society. When I look into their daily lives, I find that they are just like us in Nagoya today, only they don't have an address. They collect and sell empty cans and discarded items, for which they need a calendar and watch. But something about them did not fit in with the general society. They are there now as a lifestyle. I am taking pictures of their lives and humanity.

Taisuke was born in Nagoya, Japan in 1969. After graduating from the Department of Social Science at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, he worked in housing sales and management at a major Japanese housing company. When he was fifty years old, he changed his career to become a photographer to explore art, photography and its philosophy. His main theme is the relationship between himself, people, and society. In his work, he presents a methodology that takes a multifaceted view of human life and society and transforms it into an "Acceptance of impermanence.