At night: Among angry Gods

After I came back from shooting a video at Gyoen Mae, I kept thinking about all the wishes people hanged in the bamboo trees in the local shrine. I had to photograph them. I just had to do it. And when I finally left the house, it was quite late. It was almost midnight when…

Star festival: Lovers in the sky

Tanabata (Star festival) is a very popular tradition in Japan. And you may ask why? Oh well! Let me see, the story (or legend if you prefer it) has it all: passion, anger, lovers separated by a cruel oracle, and the hope of tomorrow. The romantic story of Tanabata (七夕・たなばた)is based on a Chinese legend…

More about Nikko

A while ago Metropolis magazine published my article “Nikko: its legends and lefties” and I would like to share with you some special shots that weren’t published along the article.

Pinky abstract: Fantasy 3

I like painting when I am not writing. Sometimes the words just simply don’t come to me, or get lost somewhere. And, when I can’t find them, then I grab my brushes, and pens and start painting. Sometimes, I paint in silence, accompanied only by the birds’ singing, others I prefer to listen to the…

Canvas talk #5 by Nick West

Nick West, a British artist established in Tokyo, is an active patreon of the arts, not only teaching at Joshibi University but encouraging new artists to share their gift with the world. This time Canvastalk by Nick West brought us four amazing artist. Also, I would like to give special thanks to 331artschiyoda and Arthur…

Bending

Good morning, my dear online friends 🙂   I hope you had a lovely weekend, here is a little video for you: Bending