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Gion Matsuri

bright paper lanterns against a dark background - part of Gion Matsuri festival during 'yoiyama' evenings

two young women wearing brightly coloured yukata (kimono) resting against a railing backs to camera as they watch festival goers in a blured street scene at nightured night

The Gion Festival (Gion Matsuri). Kyoto, Kansai.

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Fushimi Inari-taisha

man painting black Japaneese characters on a red vermillion arh

red vermillion arhes (torii) forming a tunnel

Painting names of businesses on torii gates at a shito shrine in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kansai.

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Thrift shop

Japanese fox (Kitsune) mask on a manikin dressed outside a second-hand kimono shop

(市松人形) traditional jananese doll (Ichimatsu doll) in a second-hand kimono shop

Fox (Kitsune) mask and Ichimatsu doll decorating a second-hand shop in central Kyoto, Kansai.

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Caterpillar

Pine processionary moth larve  - (Thaumetopoea pityocampa), Processionnaire du pin

Pine processionary caterpillars  (chenilles processionnaire du pin).

Cirque du bout du monde, Lodève, Languedoc-Russillon.

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Chairlift

shadows of chairlift cast on snow and tracks of mountain hare on the snow surface

Des traces d’animaux dans la neige. Alpe d’Huez, Isère, Rhône-Alpes.

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Au Jeu d Que

Man walks past a fly poster covering a shop window. The black and white illustration depicts a cow boy riding a donkey loaded with panniers, overflowing with red love hearts.

close-up detail of fly-poster showing dense, black and white illustration of buildings

Boulevard du Jeu de Paume, Montpellier, Languedoc-Russillon.

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Point of View

View of a bronze sculpture, consisting of abstract anthropomorphous forms piled on top of one another to form columns against a blue sky.

Point of View – Tony Cragg, 2007.

Place de l’Éurope, Montpellier, Languedoc-Russillon.

 

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Cleopatra

Animated GIF created from photographs of a light bulb spinning at the end of a long cable in a concrete shaft.  Photographed on a long exposer and looped to giving the effect of wobbling ring of light.

Cleopatra – Petrit Halilaj, 2011.

“Electric motor, iron arm, light bulb, electric wire”. 

WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Bruxelles, Bruxelles-Capitale.

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