Common Courtesy, Aidan Kelly



Busy on the streets and in buildings hidden out of view, congregating in everyday places, the Japanese in all those built up colossal cities work hard and long hours to make ends meet. They have a graciousness about how they move and exist, it’s pronounced and they take time, catching your eye as a foreigner with a camera it seems like a distant dance looking to be remembered, graceful and a world away.

Taken in various locations in Okayama and Tokyo, Kelly portrays the fugacious atmosphere of today’s Japan, balancing somewhere between years of tradition and a deep passion for what is to come.

Limited edition of 200
TLP Editions, Published by PhotoIreland Foundation
Softcover, 120gsm paper
36 pages
148×210 mm

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