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Tag Archives: Japan
Another Tokyo Art Book Fair has come and gone. Really proud of my fellow Art Byte Critiquers for their hard work. Loved their books and it’s so much fun to work with them. I’m still really interested in creating mame … Continue reading
This week’s photo challenge is harmony. I loved the sheet music image for the challenge post. Fascinating way to see someone’s creative thought. I can play piano but I’m not really a musician so I was glad to see the … Continue reading
There’s always a balance between what you imagine you are going to shoot and what you actually have to work with. I imagined this: When I got there I found that the castle’s lightning rods were under construction. The low-lying … Continue reading
At Tateyama Castke in Chiba. Moon to rise at 105 degrees NE but still cloudy on the horizon. Hoping to get a view of the moon and the castle. The west side is under construction. 😦 Here is a … Continue reading
If you live someplace long enough, you eventually develop craving foods you thought you once vowed never to eat. There’s one moment and one dish that becomes the gateway for appreciating that food in all its forms. This is true … Continue reading
The Art Book Fair starts today! I finish up my interview series of Art Byte Critique Members with Tanya Tanaka. Tell us a bit about your background. I’m half British and half American, but I have spent virtually all my … Continue reading
The sixth interview in the Art Byte Critique Group series for Tokyo Art Book Fair 2014 is with Dai Oinuma. Dai studied at Rhode Island School of Design. Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m from Japan. I usually work … Continue reading
The fourth in the series of interviews from fellow Tokyo Artbyte Critique group, who are participating in the Tokyo Artbook Fair presents Marie Wintzer. Marie Wintzer is a French artist who also works in the field of neurosciences. She currently … Continue reading
A multimedia artist and cantaor (flamenco singer), a flamenco dancer, and a tea ceremony practitioner all display their skills on the opening night of an art exhibition. Sounds incongruous, doesn’t it? How does fiery flamenco relate to the placid … Continue reading