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Gunkanjima (Battleship Island)

Gunkanjima (Battleship Island)

Hashima Island, commonly called Gunkanjima ( meaning Battleship Island), is an abandoned island near the city of Nagasaki. Hashima’s main features are its abandoned concrete buildings. Hashima The island was known for its undersea coal mines, established in 1887, which operated during the industrialization of Japan. The island reached a peak population of over 5000 […]

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Artist Spotlight: Young Potter ​Mizuno Tomoro

Artist Spotlight: Young Potter ​Mizuno Tomoro

Mizuno Tomoro Mr. Tomoro is a young potter, he is referred as an intangible culture asset of Seto city in Aichi prefecture. Although, he has traditional skill of a Nerikomi pottery method, he designs with a fresh modern ideas. (*Nerikomi means kneading) 🐱👦🏻👧🏻🐥🐼🐘 . 全員集合💨 . #練り込み技法 #金太郎あめ #練り込み #EarthewareProduct #ceramic #pottery #nerikomi #水野智路 #パンダ […]

Underground: Japanoise

Underground: Japanoise

Japanoise Japanoise incorporates live machine sounds, non-musical vocal techniques, physically manipulated audio media, processed sound recordings, field recording, computer-generated noise, stochastic process, and other randomly produced electronic signals such as distortion, feedback, static, hiss and hum. Also an emphasis on high volume levels and lengthy, continuous pieces. Japanese noise artists that contributed to this upsurge of this movement include Hijokaidan, Boredoms, C.C.C.C., Incapacitants, KK Null, Yamazaki […]