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Why Photo

There is an article over in my Things blog about the reasons why I shoot. “It’s like digging up these huge stones from the soil. You know, my father is a farmer, and he taught me how to clean up entire field from stones. Much like him, I am preparing my grave. He brought a
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Going to Space

Going to space for me would be a milestone in my own journey, and in my spiritual growth. To see the beauty of this planet from outside it would be a breathtaking experience; not only in overcoming the physical and personal challenge, but also spiritually. Life is a huge cosmic journey itself and going to
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What next?

(note for myself) One of the common questions I’m asked during my exhibition is “what are you going to do next?”. I have given it a thought. I’m going to clean up my work room. It’s a total chaos. I don’t mean like creative Einstein-like-chaos. I mean total-unfathomable-godcrazy-abyss-like-chaos. It’s going to take at least a
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You know sometimes things just fall in place naturally, you feel like you are auto-completing a puzzle; pieces just fit automatically and it’s a smooth ride from the start. Well, making Maria was not one of those times. I had to cancel my exhibition once actually since my boy got a virus from his kindergarden.
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Exhibition schedule

I am sorry for the mistaken schedule in the flyer of my exhibition Maria. The correct opening hours of my exhibition are following: SUN (7日) 12:00 ~ 17:00 MON (8日) 9:30 ~ 17:00 TUE (9日) 9:30 ~ 17:00 WED (10日) 9:30 ~ 17:00 THU (11日) 9:30 ~ 15:00  

Exhibition Schedule Changed

My exhibition schedule has been changed. I’m sorry for the inconvenience. My son caught a cold and he needs my care. I want to say big thanks for Ehrismann staff for their kindness and understanding. The exhibition starts this Sunday (7日) and lasts until Thursday (11日). I am really excited!

Maria Exhibition Flyer

Designed by Izaki Shinobu.

Finland Embassy’s site

My exhibition made it to the culture calendar of Finland Embassy. Thanx! http://www.finland.or.jp/public/default.aspx?contentid=310717&nodeid=41276&culture=en-US

Exhibition page

I added official exhibition page: http://www.hiyayaakko.com/maria-exhibition/

Nobuto Fukutsu’s Exhibition

I had chance to meet my friend Nobuto Fukutsu today, again, after many years. It could be said that today I met him for first time, through his work. His work is lyrical expression, but also free and artistically pure. His floral pattern and soft colour make stark contrast with the striking expression of the
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