Dr Lena Fritsch

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Selected Publications on Japanese Art

Tokyo: Art & PhotographyAshmolean exhibition catalogue, Oxford 2021, co-editorship with Clare Pollard, 288pp.  

‘High Heels & City Lights’, in: Tokyo Rumando. The Story of S., Museum Folkwang exhibition catalogue, Essen 2020, unpaginated. 

‘Minimal, Messy, or Melancholic? The many faces of “home” in Japanese photography’, in: Aperture 238, Spring 2020, pp.56–64. 

‘Geköpfte Verbrecher und reizende Prostituierte: gesellschaftliche Randgruppen in der Fotografie der Meiji-Zeit [Beheaded Criminals and Seductive Prostitutes: Outcasts in Meiji-era Photography]‘, in: Stephan Köhn and Chantal Weber (eds.), Outcasts in Japans Vormoderne. Mechanismen der Segregation in der Edo-Zeit, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz 2019, pp.285–301. 

Ravens & Red Lipstick: Japanese Photography since 1945. London: Thames & Hudson 2018, 288 pp. (Japanese edition with Seigensha, Kyoto) 

‘Endless Circles and Energetic Lines – Recent Works by Enrico Isamu Ōyama’, in: Enrico Isamu Ōyama. Like a Prime Number, New York 2016, pp.16–20.  

‘Kleider machen Leute: Die Adaption westlicher Kleidung im Meiji-Japan [Clothes Make the Man: The Adaptation of Western Clothing in Meiji Japan]’, in: Christiane Kühn (ed.), Zartrosa und Lichtblau: Japanische Fotografie der Meiji-Zeit 1868–1912, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin exhibition catalogue, Berlin 2015, pp.37–46. 

‘The Floating Dresses of Hiroshima: War Memory in Ishiuchi Miyako’s Photography’, in: Ayelet Zohar (ed.): Beyond Hiroshima: The Return of the Suppressed, Tel Aviv University gallery exhibition catalogue, Tel Aviv 2015, pp.56–63. 

‘The Bittersweet Beauty of Ephemerality: Ishiuchi Miyako’s Photography’, in: Louise Wolthers and Dragana Vujanovic (eds.), Miyako Ishiuchi: Hasselblad Award 2014, Heidelberg: Kehrer 2014, pp.137–42. 

Daido Moriyama. Tales of Tono (Translation from the Japanese and Introduction), London: Tate Publishing 2012, 192pp. 

The Body as a Screen: Japanese Art Photography of the 1990s, Hildesheim: Georg Olms 2011, 372pp. 

Yasumasa Morimuras ‘Self-portrait as Actress’ – Überlegungen zur Identität [Thoughts on Identity], Saarbrücken: VDM 2008, 138pp.