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Monkey to Monkey
Nina Korhonen 
Published by Nina Korhonen

Text by Göran Sommardal


Hardcover cloth
112 Pages
235 x 295mm
ISBN 9789163946455


The pictures in the book Monkey to Monkey are photographed in northern and northwest China, and occasional trips to Beijing and Shanghai, between 2004 and 2016. The monkey is the ninth animal of the twelve zodiac animals in Chinese astrology. The twelve animals cover each year, and when twelve years have passed, the cycle begins again. The year of the monkey is a sign of discovery, activity, intelligence, curiosity and “everything is possible-thinking”. “Some of the red ribbons attached around the coarse-barked trunks on the trees in the first picture in Nina Korhonen’s book Apa to apa are so faded and frayed that they would probably be set already at the beginning of the 12-year cycle that surrounds the pictures in the book.

About the artist

Nina Korhonen, born 1961 in Tampere , Finland , since 1981 living in Stockholm , is a photographer . Korhonen studied at the Nordic Photo School Bishop-Arnö 1987-1990.
Nina Korhonen