Issue 8

The Yang tradition is considered to be one of the most revered and elaborate traditions in Tibetan music. Using the Yang-Yig system of notation, the marks describe rhythmic patterns, instrumental arrangements, while they also function as a guide for the ritual performance, the chanting, the visualisations, and hand gestures.

Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves

I still remember that night at Okishi Ozawa, the way time seemed to ebb and flow with the light. I was a young man then, or at least, much younger than I am now, but I do not think the added years would have changed anything.

A one-man dialogue

A one-man dialogue

My grandmother’s favourite story was that of my birth and she would tell it to anyone who would listen. For I was born beneath a rainbow and she would always cherish the fascinated eyes moving along her crooked finger, while tracing its line through the air, from the river to the fields, with the entire village under its arc.  

Elles

Elles

To draw what we have seen 
Erase, edit, expand 
Handing over our truth 
This most perfect thing