Natsumi Hayashi Exhibition: “Today's Levitation”

Have you ever heard of the blog named yowayowacamera? It includes the series “Today's Levitation” and feartures Natsumi Hayashi's levitating self-portraits. Her first exhibition takes place in Ebisu,Tokyo from this weekend.

Images via http://yowayowacamera.com/

We’ve already introduced Ms. Natsumi Hayashi here and follow her as she continuously posted 1 photo a day on her blog Yowa Yowa Camera Woman Diary for 1 year from New year’s day 2011.

She mostly works on her blog, as well as on Twitter and Facebook. Soon after she started her blog, she captured hearts around Asia, Taiwan and China. There were many people who started shooting their own levitaion photos and the blog is billed as “Tokyo levitation girl” in China.

Young Asians might identify their rapid economic development and the future with her photos. She’s got many messages from all over the world besides Asia. Even in the West , countless bloggers, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal have inducted her photos and work.

In an interview, she said, “the confines of gravity are the symbols of chains against us. We are influenced by social stresses much like being under the confines of gravity, so I hope we could be free of any social confines with my photos. For even a moment.”

This exhibition is the first try to officially show her photos and also have a publication party for her photo collection. Want to experience her enigmatic levitation feeling?

Overview

Natsumi Hayashi Exhibition 『Today's Levitation』
NATSUMI HAYASHI “TODAY’S LEVITATION

Date: Jun 16 (Sat) 2012 to Jul 16(Mon) 2012
Location: MEM (free)
Direction: http://mem-inc.jp/about-mem/
NADiff A/P/A/R/T 2F Ebisu Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Hours: 12:00-20:00
Closed on monday (open July 16)
Phone. 03-6459-3205

<Events>

Natsumi hayashi Photo Collection Publication Event
Guest: Koutaro Iizawa
Date: Jun 16(Sat) 18:00-
Admission : Free
Location: NADiff a/p/a/r/t (Same building)
NADiff A/P/A/R/T 1F Ebisu Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
*opening reception at MEM after table talk

Related article
Natsumi Hayashi: Levitation Photographer

written by kyonn on 2012-06-26 in #news #art #levitation #exhibition #photography #event

More Interesting Articles

  • Monday Moodboard: Camera History and Art for Your Wall

    written by cheeo on 2014-11-03 in #news
    Monday Moodboard: Camera History and Art for Your Wall

    Do you think you have what it takes to name all of the cameras in this poster from Pop Chart Lab?

  • Photo Fit For An Exhibition

    written by mindofmyra on 2014-08-26 in #competitions
    Photo Fit For An Exhibition

    Have you ever thought that your photos were worthy of having its own exhibit? Well, maybe it is! Take a chance and show us your most creative photographs. From the accidental shot that was taken from your hip or even the posed perfection you ask of your subjects, send us your best photos that define you as a person.

    3
  • Then and Now: Sungseok Ahn's 'Historic Present'

    written by chooolss on 2014-05-29 in #lifestyle
    Then and Now: Sungseok Ahn's 'Historic Present'

    Seoul, South Korea is among the most progressive cities today, famous for its innovations in various fields and being hailed as the most connected city in the world. But have you ever wondered how certain places looked like decades ago? Have a look at Korean photographer Sungseok Ahn's fascinating series after the jump!

  • Shop News

    the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

     the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

    Let your loved one pick the gift of their dreams. Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list

  • Then and Now: Famous Movies' Filming Locations

    written by chooolss on 2014-07-17 in #lifestyle
    Then and Now: Famous Movies' Filming Locations

    Have you ever wondered how some of the locations featured on your favorite old movies look now? You might want to take a look at this Then and Now series, then!

  • Lauren King Combines Graphite Sketches with Vintage Photographs to Form New Images

    written by chooolss on 2014-08-06 in #lifestyle
    Lauren King Combines Graphite Sketches with Vintage Photographs to Form New Images

    Have you ever looked at a photograph and wondered what lies beyond it? Take a look at this series of illustrations by artist Lauren King, who extends what can be seen on vintage photographs by adding graphite sketches, after the jump!

  • Lomography Day Trips: Ubud, Bali (Part 1)

    written by adi_totp on 2014-09-02 in #world #locations
    Lomography Day Trips: Ubud, Bali (Part 1)

    Aside from the fact that Ubud is a must-visit tourist spot in Bali, it is also the perfect place to relax and get inspired. There, you’ll see and feel something different. Staying there for a month in 2012 made me discover good places to visit. If ever you'll be in Bali for a holiday, don't forget to visit Ubud. Now, I shall take you on a quick visit to this town!

    4
  • Shop News

    Lubi Scooby Doo! Save 15% on Lomography film in the Bundle with the Lubitel!

    Lubi Scooby Doo! Save 15% on Lomography film in the Bundle with the Lubitel!

    This beautiful camera features such ability to let users choose and switch between 35mm or 120 formats! Shoot more, save more! Get this Lubitel camera and get 15% discounts with Lomography Films!

  • Aaron Rose's Vintage Photographs of Sunbathers and Swimmers at Coney Island on Exhibit in NYC

    written by chooolss on 2014-06-15 in #news
    Aaron Rose's Vintage Photographs of Sunbathers and Swimmers at Coney Island on Exhibit in NYC

    For the first time ever, this collection of photographs by Aaron Rose is currently on exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York until August 3, 2014. Won't be at the Big Apple during this time? Don't worry, we've got you covered; get a preview of it right after the jump!

  • Lomography's Little Lessons: Aperture

    written by jennifer_pos on 2015-03-14 in #gear #lifestyle #tipster
    Lomography's Little Lessons: Aperture

    Have you ever wondered why those nerdy camera constructors formulate complicated terms that baffle most normal citizens? Trust me, I know it all too well; Physics was the first subject to go when I had to choose between studying and spending yet another night pursuing youthful adventures. But don't worry — the remedy for all of the gaps in your knowledge is right here: Lomography’s Little Lessons on Photography. Follow this series and in no time you'll catch up on everything your curious mind desires!

  • Introducing The Konstruktor F: The Flash-Enabled Konstruktor Camera

    written by shhquiet on 2014-08-11 in #news
    Introducing The Konstruktor F: The Flash-Enabled Konstruktor Camera

    From the moment you start building this lovable SLR camera to when you start shooting those dreamy shots, it’s a sensational adventure! We wanted to take this to the next level so we upgraded the Konstruktor to be flash-enabled for endless creative possibilities! Yes, you read it right - the world’s first 35mm Do It Yourself SLR Camera is now flash enabled!

    6
  • Shop News

    Give your space a facelift with your own analogue print

    Give your space a facelift with your own analogue print

    Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.

  • Lomography's Little Lessons: Depth of Field

    written by jennifer_pos on 2015-04-10 in #gear #lifestyle #tipster
    Lomography's Little Lessons: Depth of Field

    Have you ever wondered why those nerdy camera constructors formulate complicated terms that baffle most normal citizens? Trust me, I know it all too well; Physics was the first subject to go when I had to choose between studying and spending yet another night pursuing youthful adventures. But don't worry — the remedy for all of the gaps in your knowledge is right here: Lomography’s Little Lessons on Photography. Follow this series and in no time you'll catch up on everything your curious mind desires!

    1
  • Lomo’Instant Sanremo Update – Pre-Orders Now Open For Next Shipment Batch

    written by tomas_bates on 2014-12-03 in #news
    Lomo’Instant Sanremo Update – Pre-Orders Now Open For Next Shipment Batch

    Have you been eying up the beautiful Lomo’Instant Sanremo Edition? Well, now’s the time to place your order! We are starting to ship the current batch of pre-orders right now (the delivery date will depend on your location) and are now taking pre-orders for the next batch which we estimate will be ready to ship by December 12th. This next batch of pre-order cameras will be the last stock we have for delivery before the upcoming holidays and will be delivered on a first come, first served basis; so place your pre-order now to secure your place in the queue and avoid disappointment!

  • The European Dream - Selfies from Oranienplatz: Exhibition in Berlin

    written by efrost on 2014-10-16 in #events
    The European Dream - Selfies from Oranienplatz: Exhibition in Berlin

    In more ways than one, Lomography is an art form as much as it is an effective tool to communicate. This is proven in the politically-driven exhibition “Selfies from Oranienplatz," of which the opening event will be taking place on the 16th of October as part of the European Month of Photography in Berlin. Read further to learn more about the project and event.