NOMADS: Julien Guerrier
“Wandering is human. Strolling is Parisian” says Victor Hugo. In this third episode of our series Nomads, we had a pleasant walk in Paris with Julien Guerrier, editor in chief of City Guides. He revealed us his three favorite addresses in Paris, which always have a relation to Japan. Discover those places and feel the air of Nippon, composing one of the modern charms in this metropolitan city.
Sawako Ariyoshi, the Japanese Simone de Beauvoir
Her caustic view of Japanese society and her feminist vision made her a successful but marginal author in the literary world of the time.
Hiroshi Senju: Sacred works at Koyasan
Famous for being the home to numerous Buddhist temples, the sacred site of Mount Koya celebrated its 1,200th anniversary in 2015.
Iwakura Shiori’s Floral Photography
One of the key characteristics of Iwakura Shiori’s photography is her palette of bright colours, rendering her images sublimely cinematic.
In Karachi Fujien, Van Gogh’s Garden
Walking along the pathways of Kawachi Wisteria garden (Karachi Fujien), it’s easy to imagine oneself walking through a Van Gogh landscape.
The Must-Read Text on Japanese Aesthetics, 'In Praise of Shadows'
First published in Japanese in 1933, Junichiro Tanizaki’s In Praise of Shadows is a testimony to the enduring timelessness of Japanese aesthetics.