The Last Picture Show Juror Feature: Yuko Uchikawa

unnamed-3What do you look for in a photographer?
Where they’ve traveled—visually, spiritually, and psychologically.

What do you look for in a single image?

Something unexpected and surprising. Also, a strong sense of who they are as photographers, and their perspective.

What do you look for in a long term project?

Evidence of research, bridging distance, empathy, understanding, humility, and reflection.  

 How do you describe what you do?

Graphic designer, photo editor, story teller, and problem-solver.

 Ultimately, how would you like to contribute to the photo industry?

Through collaboration with the photographer, using design to create the best narrative for a book.

Photography is… dialogue.