To see the same scenery of trees and snow through a different lens, I became a dwarf today. A little, only one cm high. She was walking on the icy grass, being careful not to fall. Suddenly, she stopped. [caption id="attachment_4818" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo by Nagisa Mizuno[/caption] A giant crystal flower appeared in front of her. "Wow..beautiful and the shape of the crystal is

I faced a laptop for a long time to keep exposed to too much information to deal with. So I went jogging for 15 minutes and got refreshed. I suddenly came up with a question: what have we humans faced in order to get information? Through what media has information spread? And what is comfortable to face for a long time for humans? [caption

Today I was walking in a forest nearby for an hour. A lot of fir trees reminded me of the fact that Christmas is coming soon. [caption id="attachment_4789" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo by Nagisa Mizuno[/caption] Snow crystal at the edge of fir trees caught my attention! [caption id="attachment_4796" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo by Nagisa Mizuno[/caption]

I went for a walk in the forest to see a lake today! Very quiet. My breath, falling snow, wind, birds singing… were clear to hear. The biggest sound was my footsteps. These are often hidden in cities even though there certainly are. [caption id="attachment_4783" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo by Nagisa Mizuno[/caption] If we remove all man-made things from a city, what would be left

I read an interview article about Japanese calligrapher Souun Takeda. He told the audience that “there are already beautiful things around you once you take the time to look around. It is the fastest way of changing people to let yourself happy. So we should start by changing yourself, and in other words changing your usual daily life.” (translated by Nagisa Mizuno) Original

I join my first artist in residence programme in Finland in November. I'll write a diary about what was the most impressive thing every day for a month. On the way to the residence in quite a remote place in east Finland, I took a couch from Helsinki to Savonlinna sitting next to a woman from the U.S. We just chatted about where

This is my first 'Shiratama' de art workshop in Japan! This place is an artist community house CANVAS in Tokyo, where all the residents are creators and artists such as a painter, florist, chef and writer. We shaped our future in ten years with Shiratama! A lady made Wagashi, Japanese sweets, because she wants to promote Japanese traditional crafts overseas as her next career. Another