My name is David Tesinsky. When I was visiting Japan I made series of images inspired by Japanese businessmen. I named it after my favorite band's song: Kraftwerk: "The Man-Machine". I found it fitting because the Japanese businessmen are a lot like the robots.

For years they would go out drinking with colleagues and clients, returning home drunk at 2 am before rising at dawn to head back to the office. Sometimes they just sleep in the streets because they cannot afford a taxi as they are only the sheep of the huge corporates. They work daily 14 hours or even more.

They are walking in the streets like ghosts self centered deeply focused at their own career that isn't very bright but their visions are different. "Only 5 more years and I will get to the higher position in this neverending pyramid".

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Streets

Streets

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Mimis Nachbarin
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3 years ago

stunning! looks like a professional photoshoot...

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#2

Sleeping Everywhere On Friday Night

Sleeping Everywhere On Friday Night

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Cip IESAN
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3 years ago

Last man standing

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#3

Mcdonald's Is An Option As Well

Mcdonald's Is An Option As Well

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Cip IESAN
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3 years ago

Nah, it must be another Japanese game-show, "The Sli Ping Dynasty"!

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Sleeping In The Streets After Drinking With Colleagues Or Clients

Sleeping In The Streets After Drinking With Colleagues Or Clients

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Lara B.
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3 years ago

Poor bugger! There's even a Japanese word specially for "death by overworking" it is Karōshi.

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#5

Subway Mood

Subway Mood

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earringnut
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3 years ago

wow, that's a really roomy subway car!

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Night Out

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Benny Lava
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3 years ago

They're having such a great time.

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Subway

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Cassiel Magem
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3 years ago

I don't think he's feeling ok

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Stress Relief

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Isabel Tamayo
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3 years ago

Pachinko!

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Night Out

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Raptorex
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3 years ago

I think he saw Justin Bieber. =O

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Night Out

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Cip IESAN
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3 years ago

I get high with a little help from my friends!

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After Night Out

After Night Out

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Cip IESAN
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3 years ago

A rare "Sleepachu"

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#12

Many Japanese Doesn't Have Time For A Relationship Because Of Their Career

Many Japanese Doesn't Have Time For A Relationship Because Of Their Career

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Petra Rola Cole
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3 years ago

Yes indeed. There is even a crisis in Japan of people who are no longer interested in getting married, having children or having sex. Yes, sex... Their way of living practically turns them off.

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Sleeping

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Wyndmere
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3 years ago

Now I lay me down to sleep, sort of ... just don't let anyone steal my brief case.

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Busy Train

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Isabel Tamayo
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3 years ago

they are so good balancing, they don't have to hold on anything...

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People

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Cip IESAN
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3 years ago

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Japan is full of surgeons, I see!

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Crowd

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Μαρια Ζ
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3 years ago

Harajuku, Tokyo?

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Night Out

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Wyndmere
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3 years ago

Looking for a vacancy sign - too tired to go all the way home.

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#18

Self Centred Style

Self Centred Style

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Pi...
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3 years ago

This is almost like an ad campaign!

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#19

Any Place Is Good Enough To Sleep

Any Place Is Good Enough To Sleep

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Wyndmere
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3 years ago

They start so young - he looks all of 12.

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Subway

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Wyndmere
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3 years ago

Should have worn sunglasses. Them, no one could tell if he was sleeping or not.

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Late Night

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S Missions
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3 years ago

drunk as.

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Full

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Kendra Miller
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3 years ago

Isn't there a problem of Japanese girls getting groped in the subway?

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#23

Mirror View

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Wyndmere
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3 years ago

Sleep walkers?

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Night Out

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Wyndmere
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3 years ago

Still looks pretty light out. What time is sunset in Japan?

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#25

In The Streets

In The Streets

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Wyndmere
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3 years ago

"Gotta get me some sushi. I can already taste it."

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Subway

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Vivien Someya
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3 years ago

These photos are very nice, well done, really. My husband is Japanese.

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