Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Hiroshi was born around the corner from Ise Jingū, a Shinto shrine that is arguably the most sacred spot in Japan. We can all be thankful that Ise is in the sticks and that our hero was so bored in the boonies that he began scanning the horizon for something more. The punk rock scene was in full swing, and he was off to London as soon as he could manage. There are pictures around of that skinny kid—maybe with Malcolm McLaren—circa 1983. Coming from a country where the rules were strict and business was king, Hiroshi was hungry for new energy. And so he became a pioneer pirate, sailing from one island to another, serving as a cultural conduit..."
Sunday, December 04, 2016
pic source: Freemans Sporting Club
Saturday, December 03, 2016
How did the cooperation between Leitz and Minolta come to life and how did it evolve, recalled in an interview by the then managing director of Ernst Leitz GmbH, Dr. Knut Kühn-Leitz..."