Tom Gally's photographs of oddball stuff around Yokohama
October 11, 2005 3:18 AM   Subscribe

Outside staircases. Doors. Stacks of stuff. People sleeping outside. And more. Mainly in Yokohama. Photographs by Tom Gally.
posted by Slithy_Tove (9 comments total)

Where's the oddball stuff?
posted by melt away at 5:33 AM on October 11, 2005

Yeah, this post is about Japan. Isn't there supposed to be something wacky?
posted by donkeymon at 6:42 AM on October 11, 2005

You asked for it, you got it! Wacky pictures of Japanese people asleep on the street!
posted by zsazsa at 7:23 AM on October 11, 2005

Check out Overshadowed.
posted by shoepal at 8:46 AM on October 11, 2005

maybe this is bad form, but i couldn't help thinking of the gallery of photos along the same lines that i just posted over at flickr, of the omnipresent discarded refrigerators here in new orleans, post katrina.
posted by ab3 at 9:39 AM on October 11, 2005

nice link!
especially since there's a BoC track from Bleep at the bottom.
Although it's quite sad and depressing. My town has dirty hobos sleeping on the street and in stairwells, Japan has clean businessmen...
posted by blastrid at 9:57 AM on October 11, 2005

Japan has its share of hobos, but they tend to live in groups of blue-tarped tents in the city parks. Examples here and here.
posted by newscouch at 12:16 PM on October 11, 2005

Here's a better link to Japan/Tokyo Overshadowed work.

(nice to see you, newscouch!)
posted by shoepal at 12:46 PM on October 11, 2005

More NihonHoboFlickrness. (homeless tent cities in parks around tokyo)
posted by shoepal at 1:43 PM on October 12, 2005

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