AMOROUS 好色 PHOTOBOOK

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This photo book entitled 好色 Amorous will document the journey that Shin Kou Sabre takes with her experiences with working with photographers/artists locally and internationally. Each piece will be unique to the photographer's and artists own style. When an artist is featured more than…
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A BRIEF HISTORY

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With my mother being Japanese; growing up I was introduced and exposed to a wide and varied collection of art, literature, music and history of two diverse cultures, and grew to have an appreciation of both eastern and western ideaologies. I always wanted to…
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OSADA STEVE: NEWAZA

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Shin Kou Sabre was photographed with kinbaku by Osada Steve. NEWAZA - Photo Shoot 2011 April (Toyko Japan) My first kinbaku (緊縛) experience with Osada Steve was a newaza session. I was given the opportunity to look at his book “Aiko” 「愛子」. I was…
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ANGELICAS EMMANUEL: SHUNGA

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Shin Kou Sabre was photographed by Emmanuel Angelicas. SHUNGA - Photo Shoot 2013 August When I think about Shunga (春絵) a few words come into mind: traditional, romantic, explicit. The explicit nature of the images are often confronting for most people. Traditionally Shunga was…
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'AMOROUS' 好色 - ART PHOTO BOOK UPDATE: INFLUENCES OF HOKUSAI

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The art photo book 'Amorous' 『好色』 includes a provocative interpretation of the Japanese erotic art Shunga (春画). A portrayal of the tradtional woodblock prints prevalent in the Edo period (1600 - 1868). Described as pictures of the floating world, Ukiyo-e (浮世絵) represented an aesthetic…
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'AMOROUS' 好色 - ART PHOTO BOOK UPDATE: JAPANESE ART AND CUSTOMS

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In the Edo period (1600-1868), Japan reached its cultural peak during two hundred years of peace, prosperity and national isolation. The arts, particularly refined by townsmen flourished; textiles, lacquer-work, decorative metalwork, ceramics, theatre and woodblock prints all reached levels of elegance and beauty the…
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'AMOROUS' 好色 - ART PHOTO BOOK UPDATE: YOSHITOSHI MANGA

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Modern Manga (漫画) is associated with comics originating in Japan. Manga stories are usually printed in black and white, although colour versions do exist. These sketches are usually released as a series, presented in a single episode to be continued in future issues. There…
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