Imagine Finding Me in London


There are a number of reasons I wish I were in London today. Most of them are aesthetic. Take photographer Chino Otsuka’s Imagine Finding Me series, where the Tokyo-born, London-based good-kind-of-manipulator morphs together images of her former and current selves doing those portraity things that selves are bound to do. The Daiwa Foundation Japan House is showing the 2005 series through June 5th (Wallpaper has the scoop). Like to listen but not to watch? Here’s some (totally unrelated) London grime for your clean little ears.

Rumpus contributing editor Ari Messer was a frequent contributor to the San Francisco Bay Guardian from 2006-2010. Here is his web life. More from this author →