We live in interesting times. Because of the Internet, old familiar media formats are breaking down or going through changes. More and more printed word publications are going out of business or finding new life online. The old LP/album format is essentially an anachronism in an iPod-centered universe.
But the truth is change has always been with us, as I realized in a most unlikely place, the exhibition dedicated to the famous manga artist Shigeru Mizuki at Hachioji’s rather small Yume Art Museum.