after stop-overs in cologne and berlin, the crown on the earth photo exhibition arrived at moscow's gallery of classic photography. each year, the japan photography critics association hands the coveted newcomer's award to a promising photographer. exhibited at this show is an elaborate series of 63 works in various categories by seven award winners [2007-2009] who represent japan's new generation of photographers. participators in the show are ken kitano, toshihiro yashiro, shintaro sato, yasuhiro ogawa, naoki ishikawa, takayuki maekawa and kazutoshi yoshimura [on through feb 5]. location: savvinskaya naberezhnaya 23 [khamovniki].
© shintaro sato - the kabukicho area in shinjuku-ku, tokyo