異邦人の目 / A Stranger’s View exhibition now online

For the past two weeks, I’ve had a photo exhibition in a small gallery space in Nagoya. I enjoyed having the chance to exhibit here, and I was happy with the way it turned out. For the first time, I actually prepared color photos as well (except I ended up putting them in a book).

I took a very simple approach and didn’t frame anything – just stuck it to the wall. I also printed smaller than usual because the space was small and I had a lot I wanted to show.

Exhibition space

Exhibition space

 

Please check out the exhibition here.

 
 

5 Storied Pagoda, Asakusa Shrine, Asakusa, Tokyo, 2004

Jizo with Umbrella, Kamakura, Japan, 2002

 

5 Storied Pagoda, Asakusa Shrine, Asakusa, Tokyo, 2004

5 Storied Pagoda, Asakusa Shrine, Asakusa, Tokyo, 2004

 

Last train rule?

I was watching my hometown Chunichi Dragons in the Japanese equivalent of the World Series tonight. The game was at home against the Chiba Lotte Marines, with the Marines leading the series 3 – 2. The game started at 6:00 pm, but I thought it started at 7:00 pm. Oops! It was 1 – 1 when I joined.

After 9 innings it was 2 – 2 and we were due for extra innings. The game kept going, and going, and going, and going. Around 14 innings I joked on Twitter about a last train rule. Little did I know.

After 15 innings and almost midnight, everyone left. That’s right, the game stopped. WHAT?!?!!? I have no idea what’s next. There is Game 7 scheduled tomorrow. Will they finish Game 6 first? Will everything slide one day? How does this work?

A little Wikipedia research told me that in regular season games, if still tied after 12 innings, the game is declared a tie. Apparently that is to take into account the last train. But the equivalent of the World Series? I guess I’ll see what’s next.

The home stadium