In the last decade or so, several new photography happenings in China, Cambodia, Guatemala, and all over Europe have seen the light of day. New York by now has a festival with a focus on contemporary photography, and so do Singapore, Montreal, Belfast, and Lagos – only to mention a few. But there was still one obvious blank spot on the map. That is, until recently: this October the first edition of the Tokyo International Photography Festival was held… and with great success!
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