Beyond the memories (Fushigina taiken, futatsu no sekai)
Christian College Institute of Senior Education, Belmont
What makes a person hold on to a certain place? Is it the people they meet there? The sights they see? How is it that experiences mould an individual’s identity, their perceptions of self and of the world?
This artwork, inspired by the rich and changing landscape of Japan, endeavours to depict my own journey of discovery through a six month exchange. It portrays the numerous layers within the society and how, through the eyes of a young adult, these aspects of life can be perceived as utterly divergent and captivating.