Critical Writing Index

Fish Scales: Allan Sekula's TSUKIJI

by Edward Dimendberg

Parkett 66, 2002, pp. 170-175

Santa Monica: Christopher Grimes Gallery, 2002

Allan Sekula's piece, 'TSUKIJI' is known for its beautifully shot scenes of a Japanese fish market. In this article Dimendberg offers insights regarding the themes and connections between life and death. He also notes the aesthetics of a butcher killing and relates the cuts to the structure of modern architecture. Sekula's videos often surround the theme of work and he has been inspired by japanese author Takiji Kobayashi.

ITEM 2002.123 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

TsukijiAllan Sekula

Fish StoryAllan Sekula

Project for YokohomaAllan Sekula