The clip above featuring Makoto Fujimura highlights one of his most recent paintings, Golden Sea, and the process that went into its creation. Makoto is a very gifted artist trained in the Japanese art of Nihonga which is what was used in this painting. The same technique Makoto used in Golden Sea was also used […]
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This is a very well done video with info-graphics on the changing demographics of Japan related to international marriages between Japanese and non-Japanese. The video was done by a group that also made a film about the children of Japanese and non-Japanese couples who grew up in Japan. According to the website the film follows […]
I visited Fukuoka last month which just so happened to be during the middle the Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival and was able to shoot these clips. If you are ever in Fukuoka during the first half of July it is worth checking out. You can’t miss it as it is extensively covered on television. It […]
This is one woman’s personal experience through the tragic events of March 11th 2011 and her story of hope. Her story and others who found hope in the midst of some much personal loss can be found at vimeo.com/7mediaorg. Please lets continue to pray for Japan.
あけましておめでとう！ Happy New Years! I know that I’m a month late with this but still wanted to write about my New Years experience. The traditional thing to do leading up to New Years is spend time with family and close friends eating good food with alcoholic drinks whether beer, wine, or Japanese sake. The past […]
Makoto Fujimura is recognized internationally as an artist, writer, and speaker who has made great steps to reconcile faith and art in modern culture. This is Fujimura’s interview with Crossway about this project called “The Four Holy Gospels,” which was published last January. To Celebrate the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible Crossway Publishing approach Fujimura […]