My exhibition opens – Soon!

I am pleased to invite those my fans who happens to be in Moscow or its vicinity to my personal photo exhibition! It called “40 images of Japan” and opens on Nov 3.

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Anatol Filin. 40 images of Japan
November 3 – November 14
“Fenix” gallery
Opening hours: 12:00—19:00. Closed on Sunday.
Kutuzovsky prospekt, 3, phone: 243-49-58,


The exhibition is dedicated to Japan and it is kind of retrospective. Selected images from my 12 years in Japan will be exhibited. To warn you straight away, it covers only one side of Japan, i.e. Japan beautiful, Japan cultural. Or in other words it’s Japan, as people would like to see it from here. I am not showing drunk salaryman peeing on a police box, Roppongi gaijin fighting with police, sex-trade posters plastering phone boots in Kabuki-cho, student riots, or ugly electrical wires hanging all over the place in Japanese cities. Not this time. Don’t forget it’s my first exhibit in Moscow, the gallery caters to certain strata of local society and last, but not least I had to select couple of dozens photos out of many thousands.
By some reasons that I still to have figure out, Japan is hugely popular in Moscow. Is it natural reaction of the country being disillusioned by America, rejected by West and harshly turning to its Eastern origins? Someone told me that there are more sushi bars in Moscow then in any city in the world including Tokyo.
The gallery is quite cozy and conveniently located by the Novoarbatskij bridge across the street from Hotel “Ukraina”, one of the seven Stalin era high-rises.
If you interested to attend opening party, please drop me a line.

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9 Responses to My exhibition opens – Soon!

  1. Ptenets says:

    Filja, ty prosto molodec!
    Tihoj sapoj ustroil vystavku.
    A “opening party” – eto pjanka?

  2. filja says:

    Ну если ты нарисуешься, на что я очень надеюсь, то будет пьянка. А так намечался тихий интеллигентный фуршет.

  3. Ptenets says:

    Это очень лестное предложение, но, по-моему, ты несколько преувеличиваешь моё умение превратить всё в пьянку и прочие безобразия.

  4. Harry says:

    Hi Anatol,
    the lamb is back!
    talk2me,
    harry

  5. Alexey says:

    Предлагаю Вам информационную поддержку Вашей выставки на сайте Guide.foto.ru. От вас потребуется только пресс-релиз (те несколько абзацев выше) на русском языке, и желательно несколько изображений. Надеюсь на скорый ответ, спасибо.

  6. Hiroyuki says:

    Hi Anatol,
    How are you? I wish to attend your exibition in Moscow. I wanted to see your pictures…
    Can you put some of them on the web?
    cheers,
    One of your funs in Tokyo – Hiroyuki

  7. anatol says:

    Hiroyuki – thanks for kind words! The exhibition still open, you have a chance ;-) This exhibition is retrospective and most of photos are on my website already under Image Bank.

  8. milena says:

    Anatol, molodec!
    But when are you back? I mean in Tokyo?
    I miss you (sort of)
    Good, the blog continues!
    After the silent summer.
    How is the work going?
    Milena

  9. anatol says:

    Milena, great! – you finally put your comment after lurking around here for months. I miss you too (in all sorts). In Tokyo? Not sure yet. Hopefully before the end of this year.

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