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Akira Gomi

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									Akira Gomi
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Akira Gomi (五味 彬 Gomi Akira? , born 1953) is a Japanese photographer whose work focuses on beauty across racial lines.
His work is in the style of Laurie Toby Edison. [1]

        Contents
 1 Education
 2 Photography career
 3 Publications
 4 Notes
 5 External links


Education
Gomi graduated Nihon University, Dept. of Photography in 1977. He studied with Laurence Sackman and Michel Benton and
then returned to Japan in 1983. [2]

Photography career
Gomi established a company in 1993 called Digitalogue which produces multimedia photography works. At that time, he
began to publish a series of books on photos of women of different races, with an emphasis on anatomical differences. [3][4]

In 1998, his work focused on the subject of loose socks.[5][6]

Publications
   Nude of J. (with Toni Meneguzzo) (1991)
   Americans 1.0, Los Angeles 1993 (1993) ISBN 978-4-89424-018-6
   Yellows 2.0 Tokyo 1993 (1994) CD-ROM
   Yellows 3.0 China 1994 (1994)
   Yellows Privacy (1994) CD-ROM
   Yellows Men (with Kaz Katayama) (1995) ISBN 4-89424-052-1
   Yellows 1.0 1991 (1999)
   Yellows: Contemporary Girls (1997) CD-ROM

Notes
   1.   ^   Body impolitic: The Marlboro Man Meets the Campaign for Real Beauty   2005
   2.   ^   Zoominfo profile
   3.   ^   Akira Gomi
   4.   ^   五味彬
   5.   ^   Last Loose Socks 1997
   6.   ^   Akira Gomi Exhibition

External links
   Official website      , via digitalogue.com   , via jugem.jp


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