This Japanese Car-cum-train is Making a Splash on Twitter
Thanks to the Japanese @hiiq195 and his impeccable documenting skills, people over the world have become acquainted with the kirikusha that he came across in Harajuku, near Tokyo via Twitter. Half way between a truck and a train, the name literally means road/rail vehicle, this strange transportation device was captured travelling along the train lines. The concept is rather practical, and super simple to use, just flip the engine ninety degrees to detach the car from the train lines.
Simple it may be, but this technology remains rare. It can however prove a useful innovation, notably for transporting materials along railroad lines, but also as a means of freeing up road space. So only one question remains… Why didn’t we think of it earlier?
DRESSEDUNDRESSED Wants to Take Your Clothes Off
You might wonder if Emiko Sato and Takeshi Kitazawa were watching the Super Bowl on February the first 2004.
Kalel Koven: Shooting Straight, through Blurry Photos
When Kalel Koven arrives Japan, this talented photographer swaps his camera for a smartphone and captures passers-by as they move through restless cities.
Love Wrapped Up by Haruhiko Kawaguchi
Packaged and weighed, the Japanese artist Haruhiko Kawaguchi known better as Photographer Hal takes photographs of couples wrapped up against one another.
Paris, Kyoto: Kohei Nawa
In this special episode shot in Kyoto, the Japanese sculptor, Kohei Nawa, invites us to his workshop Sandwich, to tell about his monumental work Throne currently displayed under the Pyramid...3:26
‘guntû’, a Small Ryokan Afloat in the Seto Inland Sea.
guntû, the name of a small boat with just nineteen rooms, sails the waters of the Seto Inland Sea with its countless islands, large and small.