Chiaki Kano, Liwagu Trail, Kinabalu Park
Chiaki Kano, Liwagu Trail, Kinabalu Park
View of Mt Kinabalu

Two of the three commissioned photographers from Japan arrived in Sabah yesterday for a short reconnoitre visit to the Kinabalu park and surround mountain areas. Chiaki Kano and Mayumi Suzuki, accompanied by Naoko Ohta – the team hope to meet with locals and discover potential stories that may be told through the power of the photograph.

The TM2.0 Photo Project is the next phase of the original cross-cultural project set up in 2013 by Steven Lee and Naoko Ohta featuring photo stories of the two iconic national peaks in Japan and Malaysia.

The Japanese photographers are – Mayumi Suzuki, Chiaki Kano & Yukari Chikura

The Malaysian photographers are – Nana Safiana, Nadirah Zakariya & Stacy Liu