When mental disabled people undertake the camera …

When mental disabled people undertake the camera …

The Brut Photography exhibition is an acquaintance of six Japanese mental disabled people to the film photo. The turned-out pictures tell not thought up, story stories about usual life of special people.

Luigi Klavro carried away by Japanese art has opened in 2013 in Paris in gallery) (between devoted to the Japanese photo which he considers «as one of the most modest and honest art forms». In 2012 Luigi has got acquainted with Masaiko Maruyama (Masahiko Maruyama) who has created a fashion line on sketches of artists with mental disability from studio Korner’s in Osaka the Japanese fashion designer. This centre has been open for adult mental disabled people (including autists) and offers different types of art therapy. Luigi Klavro has decided to get acquainted with participants of studio and to suggest them to address to the film photo.

A series of the black-and-white pictures opening for the viewer of feature of perception of the world of each of photographers became result of this cooperation.

Force of art therapy

The studio Korner in the Japanese city of Osaka became the meeting centre for adult mental disabled people. Owners of studio – parents of the disabled girl – have noticed that creative occupations well influence a condition of their pupils.

"Brut Photograhy [1]" – Luigi Klavro’s project

Disleksik and the colour-blind person, the director of in gallery) (Luigi Klavro’s between itself considers itself as the disabled person. Simplicity and modesty, for it, – two components of the real work of art. In this photo it before one of the favourite pictures.

When mental disabled people undertake the camera …

©Elise Cledat

Meeting with creativity

Luigi Klavro considers that the photo can become peculiar "communication channel" between hudozhniy and the viewer. He also wanted to establish this communication by means of the Brut Photograhy exhibition.

When mental disabled people undertake the camera …

©Elise Cledat

Art without restrictions

Photographers did not receive any instructions. Luigi Klavro has simply taught them to equipment bases (how to open and close a lens how to change a film) and has given a free hand.

When mental disabled people undertake the camera …

©Brut Photography/Kouji Nishioka

Time did not become an obstacle

To participants have provided cameras for two months. Time has special value, especially for the people suffering from autism, reminds Luigi Klavro.

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When mental disabled people undertake the camera …

©Brut Photography/Hiroki Nakamura

To catch imperfection of the world

For Luigi Klavro «use of the film photo allows to reveal and document imperfection of the world». The beauty of photos of the Brut Photography exhibition is based on this simplicity.

When mental disabled people undertake the camera …

©Brut Photography/Kouji Nishioka

Off-screen

Pictures allow us to look at everyday life of each of photographers from their point of view. This shot has been made during walk round studio Korner.

When mental disabled people undertake the camera …

©Brut Photography/Makoto Okawa

Modern Japanese art

Fixing the everyday life, artists have come nearer to style of «the street photo» («street photography») which reminds of modern Japanese photographers, such as Daido Moriyama or Noboyusho Araki.

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© Brut Photography/Hiroki Nakamura

 Professional photographers in Klavro’s project

Luigi Klavro has suggested six known professional photographers to help with distribution of circulation of the photos which have pleasant to them.

When mental disabled people undertake the camera …

©Brut Photography/Mami Yoshikawa

All means received from an exhibition, will go on project continuation.

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©Brut Photography/Yasuyuki Ueno

When mental disabled people undertake the camera …

© Brut Photography/Makoto Okawa, printed in Tokyo by Yang Seung-Woo.

When mental disabled people undertake the camera …

© Brut Photography, printed in Paris by Luigi Clavareau.

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© Brut Photography

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© Brut Photography

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© Brut Photography

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© Brut Photography

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Sources: http://www.youphil.com/fr/article/07085-artistes-japonais-handicapes-mentaux-photographie-autisme?np=0&ypcli=ano

http://www.corners-net.com/

http://www.inbetweengallery.com/portfolio/inbetween-record-vol-6brut-photography/#

http://www.fisheyemagazine.fr/brut-photography/

 

 


[1] Brut Photography – art brut, instinctive, spontaneous art