4th Place Award (DFA Fall 2021). Photo Story “Skinship” by Takako Kido (Japan). “Breastfeeding”

Takako Kido

Award-winning photography by Takako Kido

Born in Kochi, Japan in 1970. After graduating from the International Center of Photography’s full-time General Studies program in 2003, she remained in New York working as a B&W printer and retoucher while also exhibiting and publishing a series of photo-essay projects for the Kochi Shimbun newspaper. She returned to Japan in 2008 and currently lives in Sendai in Miyagi Prefecture. She presents her work in solo and group exhibitions and at slide shows both in Japan and overseas.

The Documentary Family Awards is an international competition in search of the insightful and meaningful ways that documentary photographers explore the interpretation of family.