Archive for February, 2017
All photos taken with an Asus ZenFone 3.
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Tags: Asus ZenFone 3, at war with the obvious, daily life, Osaka, phone photography, 大阪府, 日常生活, 日常生活の写真
It’s Setsubun today, which means it’s time to throw beans and drive the demons out. And while the soybean savior is driving the demons out, would it be too much to ask for a couple of handfuls to be tossed in the direction of the White House as well?
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Tags: 節分, demon mask, 鬼, ogre mask, oni, Setsubun, throwing beans
Megijima island, which floats in the Seto Inland Sea just off of the port city of Takamatsu, is the home of demons. The island is associated with the mythical Onigashima (鬼ヶ島 – Demon Island) because of a series of man-made caves hidden away on the island’s sole mountain peak. According to several versions of the […]
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Tags: art, オニノコ 瓦プロジェクト, ceramics, clay, 瀬戸内国際芸術祭, demon caves, demon faces, demons, 鬼, 鬼ヶ島, 鬼ヶ島大洞窟, 鬼瓦, Megijima, Momotaro, ogres, Onigashima, onigawara, Oninoko Tile Project, roof tiles, Setouchi Triennale, 女木島, 桃太郎