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Buddhist cemetery at Kiyomizu temple in Kyoto, Japan - Limited Edition of 50 Photograph

Tatiana Johnson


Photography, Color on Paper

Size: 23.6 W x 15.8 H x 0.1 D in

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'Buddhist cemetery at Kiyomizu temple in Kyoto, Japan' (2019) This image is part of a series of 13 photographs titled 'Japan: imprints on my soul.' This collection of personal images explores how the spirit of imperfect beauty (Wabi-sabi ) prevails over time within spaces which are considered sacred and venerated by the Japanese. The sites depicted in this series are temples located on Miyajima Island and in Kyoto, Japan. WABI-SABI 侘寂 ‘The quintessential Japanese aesthetic. It is a beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. It is a beauty of things unconventional.’ Leonard Koren ‘Wabi-sabi for artists, designers, poets & philosophers’ PRINTS Each print is a fine art C-Type printed on Fuji Matt paper, is hand signed by the artist and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

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Photography:Color on Paper

Artist Produced Limited Edition of:50

Size:23.6 W x 15.8 H x 0.1 D in

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ARTIST STATEMENT As an artist, I view myself as a surveyor of liminal topographies. At the heart of my practice is an associative process that’s inherently autobiographical and is continuously propelled by my subjective sensations. I mine the raw materials for my works from both the quotidian and threads of memory. And thus, time and space are ongoing protagonists in my artistic inquiries. Liminal space is an unnerving ‘w/holy ground’ of epistemological reckoning that can be denoted - within physical, mental, or emotional contexts - as an ‘in-between- space/state’ of disorientation and ambiguity. Liminality can be experienced whenever a referent is temporarily obscured or removed from a familiar context. Liminality, with its multifaceted disguises, constitutes the thematic focus of my art practice. Topography is defined as a process of mapping – creating visual representations - of specific characteristics pertaining to an environment or structural entity. It is this sculptural aspect of my practice that incites my intent probing of materiality within traditionally atypical mediums of photography and text. The resulting works contemplate on liminal dimensions of a contemporary human experience.

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