Wet Collodion Photo shooting at Yanaka

January 22, 2015

Wet collodion photo shooting! My friend “Nipporini” will start “Wet Collodion Photo Studio” in February at Yanaka, Tokyo. I wore Kimono for photographic modelling. That’s very exciting!! The collodion process is an early photographic process, invented by Frederick Scott Archer. It was introduced in the 1850s. In Japan, the famous picture of Sakamoto Ryoma was […]

Hermes “The Leather Forever”

December 13, 2014

The Leather Forever exhibition is coming to Tokyo on its world tour. 2 – 23 December 2014, at Tokyo National Museum, Hyokeikan. You know what? It was free to see all of the HERMES Exhibition. Can you believe it? Normally, you can’t see any Exhibition for free in Tokyo. And it was great (^_−)−☆ Rhino […]

Bunraku (Japanese puppet)

December 2, 2014

I enjoyed the Bunraku of Mr. Kanjyuro Kiritake(桐竹 勘十郎) the 3rd. Bunraku is the traditional puppet theatre of Japan, a high-level stage art of which Japan can be very proud. Bunraku was originally the name of the theatre in which this puppet drama was performed, but gradually it came to be used as the name […]

Fukumi Shimura

November 28, 2014

Ms. Fukumi Shimura is a a living national treasure. “TOBICHI” in Aoyama exhibited the Kimono and some pieces of cloth left over of Ms. Fukumi Shimura. There were a small a hand-loom and could try to weave silk cloth. I was trying to weave too, it’s very difficult and takes quite a lot of time, […]

CITIZEN “LIGHT is TIME”

November 21, 2014

This amazing installation is made of CITIZEN watch parts. Can you get it? Time is Light and Light is Time! CITIZEN “LIGHT is TIME” (only Japanese): http://citizen.jp/lit/index.html ADMISSION FREE Date: Nov 14th – 28th (Fri.) 2014 Access: 5-6-23 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062 Tel: 03-3498-1171

Marc Quinn

Guess what? Hardcore Contemporary Art’s Truly a World Treasure

July 18, 2014

I went to The National Museum of Modern Art at Takebashi. I’m not familiar with the Takebashi area, but I wanted to see Marc Quinn’s “Miniature Venus” so, I took time off to go to the Museum. I was drawn in when I started reading the introduction, and I must say, the exhibition is absolutely fantastic!! The […]