Photos and musings from around Japan



October 20, 2018

I am up in Tokyo for a two-day graduate seminar, but came up early to do a little exploring at Tsukiji Outer Market and Koishikawa Korakuen Garden!!

My first time living and working in Japan, I purchased some gorgeous vegetable cutters from Aritsugu (one of Japan’s olde...

October 13, 2018

After visiting and photographing the Wa no Akari illumination in Tokyo this summer, which also featured artwork by the collective MIRRORBOWLER, I was super excited to see their free installation at Kameoka Hachimangu Shrine in Zushi. It’s in a very small space, but the...

October 9, 2018

Hotel Gajoen’s “Wa no Akari x Hyakudan Kaidan” illumination, now in its fourth year, features over 1,000 artworks by 63 exhibitors in celebration of Japan’s traditional arts, crafts and colorful summer festivals. 

The centerpiece of “Wa no Akari x Hyakudan Kaidan 2018”...

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