日本人泡”汤”的习惯始于公元8世纪,泡“汤”是日本人解除疲乏的最佳方式。摄影师兼子裕代(Hiroyo Kaneko)透过日本这种与现代化并存的传统生活方式,来探究人与人(家人、朋友、陌生人)之间的关系,“因为我相信这代表了人类的基本形式”。

Photographer Hiroyo Kaneko explores the relationship between her subjects and the element of water in two very poetic contexts, in the steamy bathhouse and the outdoors as an accumulation of snow.