This project is inspired by Katsushika Hokusai’s famous set of woodcut prints ‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’. Several thoughts on Hokusai’s woodcuts informed the my approach. In most prints, Hokusai shows people pursuing a brief activity, which could be translated captures of moments, which photography is excellent at. The representation of time passing is more subtle. Hokusai uses symbols of […]
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