BY TED TAYLOR
For nearly 40 years Masanobu Fukuoka’s classic work, “The One-Straw Revolution” has lured people back to a traditional life of farming. Yoshikazu Kawaguchi, considered the leading proponent of Natural Farming in Japan, began his approach to farming by adapting Fukuoka’s method of forgoing plowing, fertilizers, weeding, and chemicals…
BY TED TAYLOR
BY YUKO ABE
Take the first step in ridding the world of nuclear weapons, and visit this great photo exhibit taking place in Kyoto Shokoku-ji Jotenkaku Museum from the 6th of August to the 8th of September, 2013.Read More
AN INTERVIEW WITH DIEGO PELLECCHIA BY TOYOSHIMA MIZUHO AND HANA MURRELL
“I’m hoping to transmit the ethics of Noh. Respect for the space and discipline, work ethics, orderliness, cleanliness. “Read More
By Hien Luu and Jodie Moon
What does it mean to connect the fifty women artists of sixteen different Asian countries and regions represented in this exhibition by calling them “Women In-Between”?
REVIEW BY ROY HAMRIC
A rambling conversation between two of America’s most original poets –– clear-eyed, unsentimental outsiders, both outdoorsmen who have spent their life probing the nature of nature.
digital ¥1200 SAMPLER KJ 76 THE BRIDE OF BONEYARD KITARO – as told by David Greer Nunoe didn’t understand why Shigeru drew what he did, but he put his soul in his drawings, and admiration blossomed in her heart. When deadlines loomed, she helped him — inked backgrounds, stippled patterns, crosshatched roofs. Gradually,…Read More
digital ¥1200 SAMPLER Kyoto Journal 76 THE BRIDE OF BONEYARD KITARO – as told by David Greer Nunoe didn’t understand why Shigeru drew what he did, but he put his soul in his drawings, and admiration blossomed in her heart. When deadlines loomed, she helped him — inked backgrounds, stippled patterns,…Read More
BY PAUL HANSTEDT
…they had asked the university council to place the Goddess of Democracy — a twenty-foot statue commemorating the sacrifice of the Tiananmen students — on campus following tonight’s vigil….
BY MATTEO PISTONO
Can individuals make a difference? Are we to reject capitalism? Where do we start to dismantle structural violence and bring about a more equitable society? Sulak begins to answer these questions by stressing individual responsibility and the cultivation of mindfulness through meditation.Read More
BY AKEMI JOHNSON
In Okinawa, I met a lot of people — locals and retired American service members and their families — whose worlds, whose lives, had always been this mishmash of Okinawa, the U.S., and Japan…Read More
FROM KYOTO SPEAKS
When I arrived in Tokyo in 1967 after studying in Poland, I had only $300 left…I came down to Kyoto on the train, rented a little house by Midoro-ga-ike, and started writing short stories….Read More
FROM KYOTO SPEAKS
Born and raised in Tokyo, Arai Manta has spent the last nine years tending bar at Club, a relaxed drinking spot that plays African music, jazz and off-the-wall Japanese pop….
Kyoto Journal at Impact HUB Kyoto Office hours: Friday 2-6 pm Please call aheadRead More
BY ARI PHILLIPS
China alone will add 350 million urban residents to its population – more people than live in the US – and will build the equivalent of ten New York Cities worth of skyscrapers. And greenhouse gas emissions will gather at greater frequency up above the skyline…Read More
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