Nawa Kohei: From the outside in

EXCERPT:

Nawa’s “Pixcell” series is,  in part, a comment on Internet culture: When you research a topic, whether it be a country, a celebrity or, say, the elk, each Web site you find will provide its own perspective of the subject, further obscuring your view of the subject as a whole and of the other perspectives you encounter.

Now look at the image above again. That’s a real elk under there, and with every step around it,  the view through each glass bead changes in relation to the others, further obscuring what lies beneath the crystalline casing. Some of the larger beads show the fur or antlers in magnified distortion. Other beads simply reflect an inverse world of the beads that surround it.

Read the full piece at Japan Pulse.

Nawa Kohei: From the outside in | Japan Pulse

About Jason A Jenkins

Writer, father and informavore, Jason likes working in, around and between Tokyo's creative forces. He is an avid fan of live music, carry-on luggage, people-watching and Taiwanese high-mountain oolong tea.
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