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DMZ Diary: Surviving the Future Past Tense

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by Lauren W. Deutsch

How does one casually “visit” such an area as a tourist? Should I be afraid of potential for armed attack? Is there a protocol of safe, reverential behavior? Isn’t it more a place of pilgrimage? I had 50 kilometers in Seoul traffic to think about it.

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Painting in the Light of Two Suns

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The evolution of Teraoka’s oeuvre now can be explored in the monumental 400-page Floating Realities: The Art of Masami Teraoka, almost a catalogue raisonné. In addition to beautifully printed full color reproductions, the book includes a forward by Mike McGee.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 89

Kyoto Journal Issue 89

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An in-depth look at the craft communities of Japan, with an emphasis on the interdependent relationship between individual craftspeople and businesses. Our first print issue in 7 years, we have taken the opportunity to update the design of the Journal whilst maintaining our minimal, clean aesthetic.

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Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 81

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The Way of the Japanese Bath
Kyotographie’s Lucille Reyboz & Yusuke Nakanishi
Dancing with the Apartment Shaman in Seoul
Remembering Cid Corman
Film-making in Afghanistan

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Professor Sôl’s Theory

A man and a woman meet serendipitously at Panmunjôm, the site of the ongoing “Peace Talks” between the “two” Koreas since the “end” of the “conflict.” The man reflects: Two hundred years from now the term “Panmunjôm” will have become an archaism. An encyclopedia published then will contain the following entry:

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ABOUT KYOTO JOURNAL “Watching the all-volunteer Kyoto Journal educate, delight and broaden the entire world has been one of the greatest inspirations of my life. Each time a new issue arrives in my mailbox, I am inspired, nourished and renewed again. Kyoto Journal is one of those rare treasures that sustains the entire planet.”—Pico Iyer…

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Kyoto Journal Issue 71

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Here’s a sampling of voices from the vibrant, pervasive, evolving world of tea, from a wide variety of sources, The story of tea is a perfect lens through which to view the contact and mutual transformation of East and west. This is barely an introduction, but the many trails are marked.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 69

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A Hokkaido Town Looks Beyond Global Warming
Building a Camera Obscura Out of Ice
The Art of the Shaanxi Shadow Play
Kashgar to Tashkurgan: Notes from Far West China
Rumi on Chinese Art and Greek Art

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Kyoto Journal Issue 64

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LAST FEW COPIES

Perspectives on Japan’s Transgender Community
Butsudan Boys: The Photography of Saito Hiroshi
Gender & Sexuality Activism in Taiwan
Dynastic Female Political Power in Asia

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Kyoto Journal Issue 58

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Dancing for the Dead
The Story of Pianist Fujiko Hemming
Butoh Dancer Kazuo Ono at 98
The Poetry of Vi Thuy Linh
The Rebirth of Kagura Shinto Performance in Japan’s Midwest

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Kyoto Journal Issue 52

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The Mystery of Mastery
Photographer Yoshinaga Masayuki on Bosozoku
The Art of Setting Stones
Synthetic Dreams: The Art of Mariko Mori
Sculptor Sudo Hisao

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Kyoto Journal Issue 47

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Yosa Buson: Haiku Master
Slow is Beautiful: Keibo Oiwa on the virtues of being a
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Being American Asian
Asymmetry, Writing and the Mind
Seeing Through the Window: the photography of Thomas Merton

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Kyoto Journal Issue 36

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New Roads to the Old Gods
Siva and Hermes
A Bridge for Kyoto’s Kamo River
Spiritual Opiates Overlooked in the War on Drugs
Visual Haiku: The Photography of Paul Takeuchi

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Kyoto Journal Issue 29

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Words for the 24 Seasons of Japan
Kototama: The Language of the Gods
Word-Roots & Language Trees
Gary Snyder on Language
Interview with Poet Tada Chimako

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Kyoto Journal Issue 28

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Dedication, Commitment & Spirituality in Shonen Manga
Japanese Dreams, American Nightmares
20 years of Terror: Indonesia in Timor
Kobe Quake Notes
Jizo & Sacred Spaces

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Kyoto Journal Issue 25

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Sacred Space in Japanese Religion
The Marathon Monks of Mt. Hiei
The Source of the Personification of Shiva
The Huangshan Photographs of Wang Wu-Sheng
Sacred Man-Made Mountains

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We Are What We Eat…So It Might As Well Be Delicious

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There is general consensus that “You are what you eat,” yet there are many interpretations of what “you” and perhaps also “we” actually mean. At a minimum, what, and even how, humans eat creates our corporeal selves. Looking deeper, we can see that our choices of foodstuffs and, it appears, foodways, also enable us to know who we are, how others know us and, even further, who we think others might be…

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Kyoto Journal Issue 66

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Pico Iyer is Lost
The Dancing Dead: Travels through Buddhist China
Buddhist Statues of the Kathmandu Valley
Filming the Foreigner in Japan
Master Rumi: The Path to Poetry, Love & Enlightenment

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Kyoto Journal Issue 31

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John, Yoko & the Great Western Cultural Revolution
The Art of Immortality
Conversation with Eric Lloyd Wright
Interview with Documentary Film-maker Tatsumura Jin
Japanese Garden Design

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