Shiho Fukada will be exhibiting her latest project – Nowhere Left but Here – at this year’s Photoville festival in Brooklyn, NY.
The project looks at the extraordinary rise in senior citizens, especially older women, who are sent to prison in Japan. Most are arrested for shoplifting – either because they can’t make ends meet or in order to get a roof over their head, warm meals and company. Loneliness drives many to to try and find stability and a community – even if they find this only behind bars.
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