C.A.P.E.’s photobooks of the year 2014

This is our list of 10 favourite 2014 photobooks. Please enjoy C.A.P.E.’s contribution to the photobook community. Chewing Gum and Chocolate: “The strong and  well-armed soldiers who assume supreme power over the local culture and, more painfully over the local ladies, appear as demiurgs of a crazy world in which …

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Chewing Gum and Chocolate by Shomei Tomatsu

Much like Japanese Buddhists made pilgrimages along the famous 88 temples on the Japanese island of Shikoku, Shomei Tomatsu claimed he had made a pilgrimage along all the US military bases across Japan. His aim was to photograph the interaction between the American soldiers and the Japanese locals, who had …