James WHITLOW DELANO
Born in 1960, he now lives in Japan. Delano has published several books of photography and is known for black and white long term projects based on human rights, the environmentand culture. Delano's work has received many honors internationally including the Alfred Eisenstadt Award for Picture of the Year International, National Press Photographers Association (N.P.P.A.), Leica's Oskar Barnack, PX3 (Prix de la Photographie, Paris), Photo District News, American Photography, Communication Arts and others.
I had a chance to share work on the positive nature of Japan's rich and varied culture.
I have spent many weeks in Tohoku documenting what happened there but I have never forgotten,
even for a second that Japan will recover again and be stronger than ever before."