Jerry Takigawa lives and work in Carmel Valley, California and is an independent photographer, designer and writer. Exhibited Internationally, he is the recipient of many photographic honors and awards including the Imogen Cunningham Award , the Clarence J Laughlin Award, Center ‘s Curator’s choice Award and the Rhonda Wilson Award. His work is in the permanent collections of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Library of Congress etc..
In his last series " Balancing Cultures" Takigawa engages with this personal family narrative , building and photographing temporary collages assembled from his relatives collection of photographs, paper and artifacts of their imprisonment. Jerry Takigawa guides us to the truth with eloquent imagery first, then invites us to dive deeper into the cues and juxtapositions he’s left us in the photographs.
Balancing cultures shows how Photography ‘s role in historiography is powerful and will surely take its rightful place as a valuable document .
- Balancing CulturesJanuary 27 to March 25 th 2023Gallery