Mayumi Suzuki – The Restoration Will

Mayumi Suzuki The Restoration Will [ EPF 2017 – FINALIST ]   My parents, who a owned photo studio, went missing after the 2011 tsunami. Our house was destroyed. It was a place for workin…

My parents, who a owned photo studio, went missing after the 2011 tsunami. Our house was destroyed. It was a place for working, but also for living. I grew up there. After the disaster, I found my father’s lens, portfolio, and our family album buried in the mud and the rubble. One day, I tried to take a landscape photo with my father’s muddy lens. The image came out dark and blurry, like a view of the deceased. Through taking it, I felt I could connect this world with that world. I felt like I could have a conversation with my parents, though, in fact, that is impossible