Juliet Knapp: A life of theatrical management

| Feb 10, 2018

Juliet Knapp: A life of theatrical management

by Mika Eglinton

Name: Juliet Knapp Age: 25 Nationality: British / Japanese Occupation: Art management Likes: Yorkshire tea, David Bowie Dislikes: Cold Kyoto winters 1. You grew up in The New Forest, Hampshire in the U.K., what was that like? It's a beautiful place with wild horses and donkeys, cows and pigs and ...

Sosuke Kitamura: A man of painted words

| Jan 27, 2018

Sosuke Kitamura: A man of painted words

by Ayako Nakano

Name: Sosuke Kitamura Age: 59 Nationality: Japanese Occupation: Calligrapher Likes: Analog stuff, food, clothing, housing from 1960s Japan Dislikes: Digital stuff, especially touch screens 1. What do the kanji that comprise your first name mean? 宗 (so) means "to better oneself" and positively influence one's surroundings. My father chose a ...

Mural painter can't relax in bathhouses

| Jan 13, 2018

Mural painter can't relax in bathhouses

by Ayako Nakano

Name: Mizuki Tanaka Age: 35 Nationality: Japanese Occupation: Sento (public bathhouse) mural painter Likes: Reading, art, movies Dislikes: Headaches 1. When did you first go to a public bathhouse and how did you like it? I went in my second year of university when I started to consider writing a ...