This project began as a recognition of my mother’s physical aging and the need to document that. I was particularly interested in the fact that my mother, who had immigrated from Japan to Canada in 1960 and who never truly assimilated, was immersing herself more and more into her native language and culture. This expanded my exploration into my mother’s cross culturalism and the reconciling that must happen to live out your life in a culture and country outside of your own.   ——————————————————————————————————————  w/ English and Japanese text  all images © 2004

This project began as a recognition of my mother’s physical aging and the need to document that. I was particularly interested in the fact that my mother, who had immigrated from Japan to Canada in 1960 and who never truly assimilated, was immersing herself more and more into her native language and culture. This expanded my exploration into my mother’s cross culturalism and the reconciling that must happen to live out your life in a culture and country outside of your own.

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w/ English and Japanese text

all images © 2004

1park.jpg
stain.jpg
3facecream.jpg
4photocrop.jpg
5breakfast.jpg
7radiotaiso.jpg
10cherrytree.jpg
13sleep.jpg
14aurorasnow.jpg
15xmashouse.jpg
chairpage.jpg
timers.jpg
16mahjong.jpg
17garbagecans.jpg
snoopycup.jpg
showercap.jpg
19snowbranch.jpg
20rose.jpg
21snowangel.jpg
prairie.jpg
23sukiyaki.jpg
24hastings.jpg
25bed.jpg
26flamenco.jpg
dishespage.jpg
scales.jpg
12snowbank.jpg
11redface.jpg
curtainpage.jpg
28aurora.jpg
29blowingsnow.jpg
31lunch.jpg
   I love here now   is available at :  Ooga Booga - Los Angeles, Dashwood Books - NYC, Plug In Inc. - Winnipeg, Photo-eye - Santa Fe, READ books - Vancouver, Schaden.com - Germany  ——————————————————————————————————————  all images © 2004

I love here now is available at: Ooga Booga - Los Angeles, Dashwood Books - NYC, Plug In Inc. - Winnipeg, Photo-eye - Santa Fe, READ books - Vancouver, Schaden.com - Germany

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all images © 2004

  This project began as a recognition of my mother’s physical aging and the need to document that. I was particularly interested in the fact that my mother, who had immigrated from Japan to Canada in 1960 and who never truly assimilated, was immersing herself more and more into her native language and culture. This expanded my exploration into my mother’s cross culturalism and the reconciling that must happen to live out your life in a culture and country outside of your own.   ——————————————————————————————————————  w/ English and Japanese text  all images © 2004
1park.jpg
stain.jpg
3facecream.jpg
4photocrop.jpg
5breakfast.jpg
7radiotaiso.jpg
10cherrytree.jpg
13sleep.jpg
14aurorasnow.jpg
15xmashouse.jpg
chairpage.jpg
timers.jpg
16mahjong.jpg
17garbagecans.jpg
snoopycup.jpg
showercap.jpg
19snowbranch.jpg
20rose.jpg
21snowangel.jpg
prairie.jpg
23sukiyaki.jpg
24hastings.jpg
25bed.jpg
26flamenco.jpg
dishespage.jpg
scales.jpg
12snowbank.jpg
11redface.jpg
curtainpage.jpg
28aurora.jpg
29blowingsnow.jpg
31lunch.jpg
   I love here now   is available at :  Ooga Booga - Los Angeles, Dashwood Books - NYC, Plug In Inc. - Winnipeg, Photo-eye - Santa Fe, READ books - Vancouver, Schaden.com - Germany  ——————————————————————————————————————  all images © 2004

This project began as a recognition of my mother’s physical aging and the need to document that. I was particularly interested in the fact that my mother, who had immigrated from Japan to Canada in 1960 and who never truly assimilated, was immersing herself more and more into her native language and culture. This expanded my exploration into my mother’s cross culturalism and the reconciling that must happen to live out your life in a culture and country outside of your own.

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w/ English and Japanese text

all images © 2004

I love here now is available at: Ooga Booga - Los Angeles, Dashwood Books - NYC, Plug In Inc. - Winnipeg, Photo-eye - Santa Fe, READ books - Vancouver, Schaden.com - Germany

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all images © 2004

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