Touching Stone - 心の旅  パート  I

写真 Tim Wong 

書  平野明子

Japanese Hut in clouds

Among White Clouds

Silver gelatin print, Tim Wong

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White Clouds

Ink on Japanese paper, Akiko Hirano

Japanese calligraphy inkstone

Inkstone

Silver gelatin print, Tim Wong

8世紀の中国の詩人、王昌齢は、詩には、読者自らが心の中で創作する、”目に見えない風景”(Yi Jing 意境)がある、と記しています。同様に、写真は見る人の心の中でのみ見える、”精神的な風景”、を呼び起こすことができます。

 

このプロジェクトでは、日本の霧深い高山の古い寺院で、あなたの"心の風景"が始まります。そこでは、書道家が静かに座って、硯に墨を磨っています。彼女が書き始めると、彼女の心は”黒衣の姿”に変わり、遠くの土地、そして長く忘れ去られた時間への巡礼の旅へと、長い回廊を浮動していきます。。。

 

 

Mystic wabi sabi temple in fog
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"Mystic" silver gelatin print, Tim Wong

"Moutain Temple" calligraphy, Akiko Hirano

 

From a mountain temple

the sound of a bell struck fumblingly

vanishes in the mist

- Yosano Buson (1716-1784)

 

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Hanging temple on cliff shrine

"Hidden Temple" silver gelatin print, Tim Wong

"Cold Mountain" calligraphy, Akiko Hirano

People ask the way to Cold Mountain

The road does not reach Cold Mountain

If your heart is like mine

You would get there

- Hanshan (ca. 800AD)

Kibitsu Jinja Japanese Temple
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"Passage" silver gelatin print, Tim Wong

"Passage" calligraphy, Akiko Hirano

Footfalls echo in the memory

Down the passage which we did not take

Towards the door we never opened

- T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)

 

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Path in bamboo forest

"Rustling Bamboos" silver gelatin print, Tim Wong

"Rustling Bamboos" calligraphy, Akiko Hirano

Wind rustles the bamboos

by the window

in the dusk

- Ohtomo-no Yakamochi (718-785)

 

Black figure in forest
Black figure in forest
Iwamura-jo Japanese Castle
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"Eternal Traveler #3" silver gelatin print, Tim Wong

"Eternal Traveler #1" silver gelatin print

Tim Wong

"Eternal Traveler #2" silver gelatin print

Tim Wong

"Eternal Traveler" calligraphy, Akiko Hirano

Time is an endlessly passing traveler  - Li Pai (701-762)

 

Months and days are eternal travelers

Passing years are travelers too  - Matsuo Basho (1644-1694)

 

Bird flies over torii

"Tori" silver gelatin print, Tim Wong

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Tranquil water

"Tranquility" silver gelatin print, Tim Wong

"Flowing Water" calligraphy, Akiko Hirano

The river flows constantly

Moreover, it's never the same water

- Kamo-no Chomei (ca.1155-1216)

 

Osorezan Fear Mountain between Heaven and Earth

"Between Heaven and Earth" silver gelatin print

Tim Wong

Pilgrimage at Jodogahama

"Pilgrimage" silver gelatin print, Tim Wong

Du Fu Sand Gull callgraphy
Solitude stone in water

"Solitude" silver gelatin print, Tim Wong

Illusion woman in dune

"Illusion" silver gelatin print, Tim Wong

"Between Earth & Sky" calligraphy, Akiko Hirano

Floating floating about, what am I

A lone sand gull between earth and sky

- Du Fu (712-770)

Mirage woman in dune
Mirage woman in dune
Mirage woman in dune
Mirage woman in dune

"After Image" Quadriptych, Silver gelatin print, Tim Wong     

 

 

Calligraphy After Image by Akiko Hirano

"After Image" calligraphy, Ink on Japanese paper, Akiko Hirano