Monday, June 5

Hiroyuki Ito

"One night it was Pierre Boulez at Carnegie Hall. On other nights it was John Zorn at the old Knitting Factory, or Devo in Central Park or Anna Netrebko at the Metropolitan Opera House. Maybe it was the punk band Atari Teenage Riot in the legendarily trashy dressing room at CBGB, or Ornette Coleman at Jazz at Lincoln Center. The photographer Hiroyuki Ito stitched together 25 years of these nights, shooting wherever The Village Voice or The New York Times chose to send him. He went with open ears, figuring that life had handed him a chance to hear something new and serendipitous. ..."
NY Times: His Camera Has Ears
New Yorker: Hiroyuki Ito’s City Nights