Photographer Koji Aono was in born in Osaka, Japan. He currently lives in Tokyo, creating, identifying, and narrating through photographs.
Over a period of nine years, Koji was working on a series titled From Just Around, that was finally completed in 2004. The project is a survey of Koji’s deep contemplation of change, along with its lack. The series compiles images, that shape our knowledge and offer a rethinking of entity's existence.
"When I returned to my hometown in the suburbs after several years, it seemed nothing had changed, but I felt like something had changed. I could see a grocery store surrounded by a housing complex, a road to the school I used to walk in my childhood, and almost everything as it was some years ago. And finally, I found out, that it was me, that had changed,” expressed the range of his thoughts Koji.