Takizawa wants to convey the theme of Japan’s four seasons.
She has exhibited widely within Japan, the UK and France.
Akiko was awarded at the 29th Hitotsuboten, one of the most prestigious photography competitions in Japan in 2007 and was recipient of the 19th Prix HSBC pour la Photographie in 2014.
For example, in one series, Osorezan (2012), Takizawa explores the Japanese belief that there is not a clear boundary between life and death.
The images were taken in Aomori at the north end of the main Island in Japan where people flock from all over the country to ‘connect’ with lost relatives and friends.
will be held at The Grand Theater of the Marina Bay Sands for 6 days, from August 18 -23.