The Japanese culture has a strong group orientation:
altruism, teamwork and cooperation are greatly stressed and prioritized over the needs of the individual. To preserve harmony and productivity in society, organization, obedience to order, and a feeling of shared responsibility are key.
Queues is a collection of photographs I took during a summer in Tokyo. The images capture patterns and shapes in the city landscape informed by the city’s architecture, public signage, and cultural codes and customs as well as the oddity, disorder, and tension that is created when these rules are not followed.
6.5" x 8.5", 212 page perfect bound book