I will be giving an artist talk as well as an editing workshop during the World Press Photo event in Ho Chi Minch City, Vietnam.

For editing workshop, please register from here


“Kosuke Okahara will share his photography journey, from his early social documentary projects to the recent struggle to make new work, being open about accomplishments as well as mistakes.

Having “fallen out of love” with photography after working professionally for over a decade, Okahara stated that his latest oeuvre “Blue Affair” helps resolve his conflict with the term ‘documentary’, as he questioned himself sometimes whether he is illustrating the stories rather than documenting what is taking place.

Presented as a photobook and experimental film, “Blue Affair” chronicles Okahara’s random encounters and recurring dreams of a strange town in Okinawa, Japan. It won the 2022 World Press Photo award in the Open Format category.“


Date: February 26th, 2023
Time: 20:00 – 21:30
Venue: NEO-
Address:393/7 Hai Bà Trưng, Ward 8, D.3, HCMC
Contact: hello@matca.vn