Kyoto: Seigensha Art Publishing, Inc., 2006. 1st Edition. Oblong octavo, publisher's heavy stock glossy white paper boards, spine and upper board embossed in dark blue.
Monograph of ten digitally manipulated color photos, each showing an all-girl Japanese high school class, in which photographer Sawada, wearing different hairstyles and facial expressions, assumes the role of every subject, including the teacher. Sawada, who won the Kimura Ihei Memorial Photography Award (2004) and the ICP Infinity Award for Young Photographers (2004), has explored gender, class, identity and Japanese society in a series of projects organized around self-portraiture. List of awards and exhibitions in Japanese and English. Signed by Sawada in silver marker on first blank board. A postcard and a small folding poster for Japanese gallery exhibitions of Sawada's earlier series laid in. Lightest edgewear to boards. Near fine. Item #126