What’s with Japanese dolls? Before leaving
These dolls are famous as omiyagis (souvenirs). Perhaps they symbolized Japanese women -- fragile, graceful and elegant. (Well, that’s how totomai define Japanese women). Or they just look pretty good when displayed.
Going back to the doll I gave to my aunt, it became my model when I am bored. She’s very cooperative by the way, lol and doesn’t complain. Each shot of hers is like taking a photo of another doll. I like her multiple personas. Don’t shoot me, I was almost crazy during those times.
This porcelain became my inspiration too. I was able to write a poem just by glancing at her. She volunteered to be my metaphor. Heartbreak!
Well, its about time to introduce her to each one of you, my handy model, Sayuri-san.
When you go to