TIFA 2021

Monuments of Human Desire

  • Photographer
    Taisuke Sato
  • Photo Date
    08, Jan, 2021

A scene of discomfort. A single apartment building rising high into the sky. The desire to build the world's tallest mansion, the desire to live here, these can be said to be synonymous with the grave. But it is also a source of vitality for living.

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.