Daidō Moriyama is a Japanese street photographer whose images depicting the contrast between traditional values and the new urban life of Japan. In this video, producer Eliza Segell shows how Moriyama captured the darker sides of urban life and the less-seen parts of the city.
The New Yorker features Cheryl Dunn’s documentary on New York street photography, a new interview video with Bruce Gilden.
Bruce Gilden joined Magnum Photos in 1998 and became a full member in 2002. Since then, he has travelled and held exhibitions world wide. His work has earned numerous awards, including the European Award for Photography, as well as three National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, and a Japan Foundation fellowship.
Gilden currently lives in New York City.
Michio Yamauchi was born in 1950 in Nishimikawa, Aichi Prefecture. After graduating from Waseda University in 1975, he worked as a reporter for a weekly newspaper. In 1980, Yamauchi enrolled in night classes at Tokyo College of Photography while continuing to work full time at the newspaper.
For the past 20 years, he has published over 10 books on street photography. His work also appeared in many galleries around Japan. Yamauchi won the Nikon’s Ina Nobuo Award in 1997.