Japanese photographer Mayumi Hosokura was born in Kyoto in 1979. Since graduating from Nihon University of Art in 2005, her work has been shown in many group exhibitions in Japan. Most recently she had a solo show of this work, Kazan, at G/P gallery (http://gptokyo.jp/mayumi-hosokura) in Tokyo.
When asked by Foam Magazine (http://www.foam.org/) what inspires her she replied, ‘I am inspired by common things. I especially love the moment when some common things show a queer side’.