Undertaken in Daitoku-ji’s Obai-in temple, this work is part of German photographer Karen Knorr’s ongoing series titled Monogatari, a piece inspired by the artist’s reflection of Japan’s cultural heritage and the wabi-sabi aesthetic (a Japanese sense of beauty that emphasizes simplicity and imperfection) during her travels through the country in 2012. This work combines photography and byobu-style folding screens printed...
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