por mayra vilar lins
“Capturing sky, air and light as substance and color, Asuka Katagiri creates tangibility from the intangible. He distills their essences into quiet meditative compositions vibrating with life.
In an unconventional use of photography, Katagiri opens the camera’s shutter to the empty sky discovering glorious variations of color and emotion. Free of any post-shooting manipulation, his work does not demand that the viewer interpret it with signifiers and references, instead, it asks us to stop and contemplate a moment of light.”