Kenzo Izu

Portrait of Kenzo   Izu

Kenro Izu (井津 建郎, Izu Kenrō, 1949, Osaka, Japan) is a worldwide acclaimed photographer who published two books on Angkor, Light Over Ancient Angkor (Friends Without A Border, 1996, with all proceeds donated to the association he founded) and Passage to Angkor (Channel Photographics, 2003).

After atte

nding the Nihon University College of Art in Tokyo (1969-1972), he established his studio in New York City, and traveled the world focusing on sacred places and rituals in Egypt, Syria, Jordan, England, Scotland, Mexico, France, Easter Island (Chile), with an accent on Buddhism and Hindu monuments in South East Asia (Cambodia, Burma, Indonesia, Vietnam), Bhutan and India.