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Folie à Plusieurs : Art collectivism in post-war Japan

This text is a modified version of what used to be one of my line of thought about Japanese post-war art groups. I thought I would put it here for those that might find it interesting in any sense. I … Continue reading

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[song] Taquwami – “Kamakura”

When you live in the stifling Tokyo area, the closest escape to traces of nature is the little coastal town of Kamakura. There, the sea, the mountain and the slow lifestyle mixes in a delicious atmosphere that you can taste … Continue reading

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[art] Graphic Dissection by Shintaro Kago

THIS CAN BE DISTURBING SO PLEASE BE AWARE! Shintaro Kago is a manga artist who’s take on reality is that of a surgeon cutting through surfaces. I would not recommend anyone who have difficulties with graphic art to look that … Continue reading

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[photgraphy] People of Tokyo

Here is a nice gallery of pictures taken around Tokyo by simoastraunot. Make sure  to check out his Filmography tab where the project What’s Your Story (that you can see here!) produces videos quite regularly. More to expect from over there! … Continue reading

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[music video] Unclean music: the genius of Shinsei Kamattechan

Shinsei Kamattechan‘s sound is dirty. Excuse my first approach on the sound of this underground …alternative (?) band from Japan but that’s what I found to be the closest to it. However, it is insanely good. It seems all put together … Continue reading

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Japanese Short Movie – Right Place

Eccentricity, more real than you think. This movie had its own little philosophy at then end, it’s cute and encouraging. The filming is nicely done, dried up from any fantasy, as to enhance the symmetric and exact aspects of the … Continue reading

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Make Believe Live – The National

A “Make-Believe Live,” and what for? Well I missed them tonight, or rather, I saw them passing over distant horizons as the dime and gold stayed out of my pocket. But it’s alright, it’s okay, I am alive and kicking, … Continue reading

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