TFM: How does Tokyo inspire you?
Shiho Kito (Japan/India based photographer): Although I currently live in Tokyo with my partner (and a cat that I adopted from a street in Gujarat), I have been feeling foreign to the city. On one hand, I like its organised way of living, but on the other, I feel confined with it homogenized atmosphere. It could also be due to the fact that I am a country girl. I don’t like cities too much. Even in Tokyo, my favorite places are small alleyways, traditional houses in East Tokyo and cherry trees along the rivers. Also, I have been living outside Japan for so long now – with seven years in the UK and two years in India. I just feel more comfortable in India and the UK than I do in Japan.
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