APR 17 – MAY 03, 2015


+81 Gallery: 167 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012 Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 12-7pm www.plus81.us +81 GALLERY is pleased to present Hanayo’s exhibition in conjunction with SHASHIN: PHOTOGRAPHY FROM JAPAN* from Apr 17th through May 3rd, 2015. Hanayo is known as among many things; novice Geisha, model, and performer. Recently she has been acclaimed as a photographer even though she doesn’t call herself a “photographer.” The exhibition features her photographs taken during her time in Berlin, Paris, London, New York and Tokyo over the course of 17 years. The photographs were selected, and will be exhibited not in a chronological order but to trace HANAYO’s memory and reconstruct it. For additional information please contact: (646) 524-7171 or info@plus81.us *SHASHIN: PHOTOGRAPHY FROM JAPAN is a multi-institution program aimed to raise awareness of photography from Japan in New York and foster an exchange and stimulate discussion in multiple segments: Academics, students, art collectors, researchers, artists, photographers, Japanophiles, and the general public of New York City. With a few exceptions, all events and programming are free to attend and open to the public. The festival is organized by the Council for Photography from Japan (CPJ), International Center of Photography (ICP), and the New York Public Library (NYPL). April to May, 2015, New York City http://www.photographyfromjapan.com/exhibitions/