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OMOTENASHI

ROBERT VAN KOESVELD // Robert is an Australia-based photographer with a strong interest in exploring synergies between observations, feelings and camera use, so that the images create a palpable, emotional engagement between the subject and the viewer. During many visits to Kyoto, Japan, Robert was able to capture the spirit of the geiko and maiko […]

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GARDEN OF ART DELIGHTS

MELANIE MEGGS // Melanie is from Newcastle, Australia. Art has always been a big part of her life, having studied Fine Arts and majored in printmaking and painting. During a trip to Japan in 2018 she visited the Hakone Open-Air Museum, a vast outdoor gallery of modern sculptures and installations. She shared some of her […]