Xabi Etcheverry

Japon

After his studies in photography at the Beaux - Arts of Montréal, Xabi Etcheverry hasworked as a set photographer for the cinema. Parting for a short stay in the land of theRising Sun, he would stay there for more than a year. This image is taken from a bookpublished by editions Alternatives, ' Avoir 20 ans à Tokyo ' (' To Be Twenty in Tokyo '). His principal work is the series ' Avoir 20 ans à Tokyo ', an album of black and white photography created between September 2002 and June 2004, that shows a city of extremes and paradoxes. Xabi Etcheverry is currently working on a new series, againon Japan, which seeks the hidden faces of Japanese society… Also, he is collabora-ting with the painter Luciano di Concetto in a series of portraits, mixing photographyand painting.www.xabietcheverry.com

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