Awards

沢丸【Moscow International Foto Awards(MIFA)2021】Silver / Bronze / Honorable Mention 3賞の受賞🇷🇺

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Moscow International Foto Awards(MIFA)2021

People-Culture / Silver

Fine Art-Portrait / Bronze

Fine Art-Portrait / Honorable Mention

モスクワ国際写真賞でSilver / Bronze / Honorable Mentionの3賞をいただきました。

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[ Ainu Teachings ]

Countless tattoos engraved on the body, hoping for the blessing of Kamuy(gods).

The gods for the Ainu are all things in nature.

There are countless gods everywhere, in the forest, in the sea.

This is mutualism.

This idea also applies to their relationships.

The Ainu don’t have a written language, and when trouble occurs they hold discussions to solve the problem together. In this way, everyone is working to build a fair and peaceful society.

The Ainu way of life offers a great hint to those of us who are worried about slander on SNS and other problems with relationships in our modern society.

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【Sony World Photography Awards 2020】ジユーム沢丸2

[Color Sense and Soul]

The Hmong people, known for their colorful traditional clothing, have suffered persecution and displacement by other ethnic groups as well as rival Hmong clans.

Today, many still face discrimination and uncertainty while they seek a place where they can live in peace.

This portrait captures the strength and determination of the Hmong people.

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