Spirit of Nebuta - 18" x 24" Electrical tape on paper
tradition evolved from the ancient Buddhist custom of floating lanterns down a river to carry away ancestral spirits.
The Nebuta Festival
in Aomori Prefecture is one of the oldest and most well-known summer festivals in Japan. This is a commissioned art work for
JACCC (Japanese American Cultural & Community Center)
Sustainable Little Tokyo
it has been installed at
in Little Tokyo, as part of the Windows of Little Tokyo outdoor art exhibition.