• Confronting the Years: A Photographer’s Tour of Japan’s Hyper-Aging Society

    Throughout history people have hoped to live long lives. Today, though, when lifespans of a century are more common than ever in Japan, many are finding that old age is not the happy goal it seemed to be. The photographer Ōnishi Naruaki, himself entering his elderly years, explores questions of life, aging, illness, and death through words and pictures in this series.