Issei Suda

Issei Suda (b.1940) is a prolific Japanese photographer best known for his captivating street portraits exploring the mysterious and witty aspects of human life. From 1971 to 1977, Suda traveled to traditional festivals where he found old-fashioned customs, rituals, and most importantly, exuberant participants and spectators. During this same period, Suda chronicled people engaged in their daily lives on the streets of Tokyo.