Bringing contemporary art and architecture in resonance with the pristine nature of the Seto Inland Sea Naoshima is the most famous island in Japan for contemporary art in the form of museums, galleries and sculptures. Naoshima is located near Okayama in the Seto Inland Sea. The most famous museums are the […]Read More
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Kyoto: Toji Temple Flea Market
Toji Temple is located in central Kyoto, just a 15-minute walk from Kyoto Station. Toji Temple is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its 5-story pagoda, it is also the venue for one of the largest flea markets in Kyoto. The Toji Temple flea market also known as […]Read More
Greater Tokyo Area in black and white patterns A sea of buildings as far as the eye can see. This is what the photographic eye sees in the largest metropolitan area in the world: Greater Tokyo Area. In sunlight, streets and buildings become rough patterns of shadows. Individual buildings can […]Read More
Oversized structures of movement Streets that end in houses. Streets that overlap in three floors. Streets that cut through the city. Streets for people, cars and trains. These are the lifelines of a city. The photo essay documents the lifelines of Tokyo and Osaka. From the perspective of humans, lost […]Read More
Utopian Wave: Exploration On Japanes Visual Culture
The night turns into day in neon lights Two weeks travelling through Japan. During this time I have movies like Akira, Ghost in the Shell and Blade Runner in my mind. Movies that stand for the Japanese cyberpunk culture. They describe a techno-futurism and at the same time criticize commercialization […]Read More