photos made in november 2012

first featured in press in april 2015

 

The gestures of that young maiko, dancing at the sound of a shamisen, could well describe the atmosphere of the traditional Kyoto. Slow-paced. Graceful. Indifferent to time. Unlike the modern m.a.s.s. culture of manga, anime, sushi and sashimi of Tokyo or Osaka. [PDF]

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