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The Movement Of Clouds Around Mount Fuji

Photographed and Filmed by Masanao Abe


In the late 1920s, Japanese physicist Masanao Abe built an observatory with a view of Mount Fuji. From it, over the course of fifteen years, he recorded the clouds that surrounded the mountain. He was interested in the scientific question of how the air currents around Fuji could be visualized by means of film and photography. Albeit unintentionally, Abe’s motifs fit into a long iconographic tradition: the mountain and the clouds. For decades his archive was left untouched in a Tokyo garden shed. Helmut Völter, who discovered Abe’s legacy while working on his book Cloud Studies, sifted through the images of the passionate cineaste who saw a combination of individual images, moving pictures and stereo recordings as the ideal form of scientific evidence. The mere contemplation of these dynamic cloud photographs centring on snow-covered Fuji seems to lift the viewer into the air.
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CAIRO: OPEN CITY

Edited by Constanze Wicke.

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Edited by Armin Linke, Vanessa Vasic-Janekovic, Sarah Poppel.

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Edited by Wouter De Raeve.

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Paris Pictured

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Text by Julian Stallabrass.

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Pub Date: 2/1/2002
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Berlin: Imagining the Tri Chord

BERLIN: IMAGINING THE TRI CHORD

By Nicholas Sinclair.

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Pub Date: 10/1/2007
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Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the Twentieth Century: Brassai, Capa, Kertesz, Moholy-Nagy, Munkacsi

EYEWITNESS: HUNGARIAN PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: BRASSAI, CAPA, KERTESZ, MOHOLY-NAGY, MUNKACSI

Text by Petar Baki.

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ISBN: 9781905711765 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 9/1/2011
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Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography In The Twentieth Century

EYEWITNESS: HUNGARIAN PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Text by Petar Baki.

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Werkstatt für Photographie 1976–1986

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Edited with text by Florian Ebner, Felix Hoffmann, Inka Schube, Thomas Weski. Text by Ute Eskildsen, et al.

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