Subsequence Magazine Vol. 2
The tagline of Subsequence is "Arts & Crafts for the Age of Eclectic." This experimental print project from Visvim designer Hiroki Nakamura covers a wide range of arts, crafts and culture of all sorts, regardless of generation, gender or nationality. Featuring domestic and international contributors for the editing and compilation processes. Based on the fundamental idea of unfolding new untold stories through individual perspectives, The staff of Subsequence aims to create a magazine that resembles the works developed by passionate craftsmen and artisans who love their craft.
Issue 2 contains essays by Ai Hosokawa, Haruomi Hosono, Elizabeth Coll, and Teruoki Mishina. The Cover story “Returning to an Unforgettable Home” features contributions from Erika Kobayashi, Yohei Naruse, Emma Straub, Satoko Shibahara, Irving Marcus, and Makoto Miyawaki. Other content includes: The Noren Curtains of Katazome Artisan, Takeshi Yamauchi, Minnesota Mingei, The Handknit Mittens of the Sámi, Short Story “Character Costumes” with words by Kanako Nishi, The Craft of Naito Auto, and a lengthy photo essay called Unearthing California’s Mid-Century Modern Architecture.
Participating creators include: Stephen Mann, Kyohei Sakaguchi, Asa Hiramatsu, Tokushige Kawakatsu, Natsumi Yamase, Tamara Shopin, Gentaro Ishizuka, nakaban, Hiroki Nakamura, and Kelsi Nakamura.
- Bilingual with Japanese and English text throughout
- 164 pages
- Full color printing
- Dimensions: 260 x 372mm
- Edition of 2000 copies
- Printed in Japan