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Daido Moriyama

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Printing Show
is a recreation of Daido Moriyama's 1974 performance of the same name. At this event, participants created their own limited-edition photobook of images by Moriyama, arranging the images in whatever order they chose. Listen as Moriyama shares why, nearly 40 years on, this kind of collaboration with the audience still excites him.
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