Adolfo Farsari the Italian photographer who portrayed japan end 800

L’Istituto Giapponese di Cultura in Roma

The amazing Adolfo Farsari feats, adventurer and photographer in Japan at the end of ‘800 are alive in the 64 images of the exhibition, expressions of photography in black and white hand-colored after printing, called Yokohama Shashin. The poignant tale of a Japan in slow and ineluctable becoming emerges, described in the aesthetic topos intended to constitute the Western imagination on the subject up to the present day.
From 15 October 2020 to 8 January 2021 at the Japanese Cultural Institute in Rome.