‘Master – An Ainu Story’ with Photographer Adam Isfendiyar
Thursday, May 23
333 East 47th Street, near First Avenue
New York City
ABOUT THE EVENT
‘Master – An Ainu Story’ – a photographic documentary by Adam Isfendiyar – tells the story of the Ainu
people and the life of Kenji Matsuda, a member of the Ainu community in Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost
prefecture. Join us for Adam’s talk covering a brief history of the Ainu people and his experiences working
within the Ainu community as a photographer. Followed by a reception.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Adam Isfendiyar is a London-based photographer with a passion for telling the unique stories of individuals
and their connection to their environment. He has spent the last 8 years living in Japan, working on
commercial projects as well as self-directed documentaries, including ‘Dancing In The Streets – A Story of
Homelessness in Tokyo’ and ‘Master – An Ainu Story.’
‘Master – An Ainu Story’ will be on view at International Center Of Photography May 21-27.
Free, but registration is required. Visit https://master-an-ainu-story.eventbrite.com to register.
Co-presented by American Indian Community House, Day of Remembrance NYC, Japanese American Association
of NY, and Japan Society.