Both artists work more by instinct than scientific rule, and neither falls in easily with the established communities that might otherwise welcome them: ikebana floral arrangement or studio pottery. Silverman, seeking a metaphor to describe his own approach, cited the learning pattern of natural athletes and self-taught musicians, who learn from experience rather than established canons or schools. The same could easily be said of Oda, whose gentle form of creativity is, in its own context, completely avant-garde.
8 x 10 inches
Published June 2015
Printed in a limited edition of 1250 copies
Essay by Glenn Adamson
Photography by Shuji Yoshida and Joshua White
Edited and Designed by Tamotsu Yagi