Since 2019 photographer Sakiko Nomura, known for her female and male nudes, documented the change of the four seasons in the city of Higashine, Yamanashi Prefecture, using the same approach she has with her models. This photobook is the collection of those photographs Nomura took in these last 2 years.


Born 1967 in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi. Graduated from Kyushu Sangyo University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Photography and Imaging Arts, and became Nobuyoshi Araki's disciple in ’91. Following her first solo exhibition “Clock Without Hand” in ’93, she participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions mainly in Tokyo but also at locations across Asia and Europe and received high acclaim. After winning a New Figure Encouragement Prize at Photo City Sagamihara 2013, she is currently one of the most watched photographers. Photo books include Hadaka no jikan (Naked Time) (1997), Kuroneko (Black Cat) (’02), Yakan Hikou (Night Flight), Kuroyami (Black Darkness) (both ’08), Nude / A Room / Flowers (’12), Tamano (’14), Gun and Another Black Darkness (both ’16), Ango and Ai Ni Tsuite (About Love) (both ’17) etc.

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