Winner of the 2018 Cosmos Arles PDF Award
Shortlisted for the Kassel Dummy Award (Germany), and Landskrona Foto Breadfield Dummy Award (Sweden)
Chicharron features Hiro Tanaka’s highly-saturated flash photographs taken on the road in the US. The photographs (mostly close-ups of objects, landscapes, humorous scenes, and portrait snaps) are presented as diptychs in the book.
Tanaka first came to the United States after winning a free trip at a shopping mall raffle, then picked up photography when traveling around with punk bands.