We’ve all caught wind of Japan’s uncommon ‘container inns,’ yet photographic artist Won Kim’s private photographs give us an individual take a gander at another arrangement of tight living quarters – a shrouded lodging in Tokyo that was outlined as a guesthouse for hikers.
Kim unearthed the inn when exploring crosswise over Japan, and gave back 2 years after the fact to photo it. He lived there for a while, get to know occupants and shooting the little, womb-like spaces that they call home. The whole inn is situated on a solitary floor of an office constructing in north-east Tokyo. A percentage of the inhabitants are fleeting guests while others, says kim, are basically perpetual occupants.
“For me, the genuine enthusiasm of the subsequent representations is in how every inhabitant has made utilization of a such a little, limiting space,” Kim composes. “For every situation, the forcefully characterized space and its substance enlighten something concerning its inhabitant’s identity, and his or her capacity to capacity in such an unusual, encased environment