Electric Haiku

Electric Haiku

Electric Haiku

Electric Haiku

Description:

"Electric Haiku" transports the observer into a hyper-stylized interpretation of an urban Japanese streetscape, one that is simultaneously rooted in the present and imbued with nostalgia. The classical architecture of the wooden machiya houses, with their luminous shōji screens, stand in harmonious contrast to the towering, sleek skyscrapers that loom in the background.

The ethereal sky, tinged with the twilight hues of dusk, sets the stage for the illuminated indecipherable signage, suggesting the rich tapestry of daily life. Meticulous attention to detail is employed, capturing the complex interplay of light and shadow, the reflective sheen of wet surfaces, and the varied textures of the cityscape.

This scene is a celebration of sensory experiences, a vivid exploration of the urban landscape that is both a love letter to Japan's cultural duality and a contemplative reflection on its ever-evolving identity. Through this fusion of elements, it stands as a commentary on the juxtaposition of the transient and the timeless, the local and the global, the past and the future; encapsulated within the microcosm of a single, mesmerizing street corner.

Globally Unique Identifier (GUID):

91190369-0859-487a-8b12-4610926f3af2


Blog posts

View all
Goya
La Marcha Nocturna
Lavandes et Lumière