Battleship Island - Makiko

Makiko, 2018
hardcover
Battleship Island - Makiko
Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing
Dimensions: 275 x 195 mm
Pages: 116
isbn-13: 9781911306221
€ 33.02

In July 2015, MAKIKO was granted rare permission to photograph the restricted zone of Battleship Island, shortly after it was recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The tiny, fortress-like island (also known as ’Hashima’ or ‘Gunkanjima’) lies just off the coast of Nagasaki. Ringed by a seawall, and covered in tightly packed buildings, it was once the most densely populated place on Earth. Now it is a ghost town – completely uninhabited for more than forty years. 

Texts in Japanese and English.

 

stock number: NB221

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