The tradition of tree shaping has come to assume an emblematic role in Japanese culture. Trees and shrubs in Japanese gardens are often drastically modified. Sculptors both control the location of the trees and manipulate the growth of trunks, branches, and leaves. Little, if anything, is left to nature.
The book is a choreography a famous inner city Tokyo park is the stage. It’s the book of the dancing trees.
WP#18 SYSTEM by Jens Liebchen Dez. 2014 edition of 500 signed and numbered pieces size 20 x 26,5cm weight 750 gramm duotone linen over boards 40 pages print 5c color offset sew-binding with custom-colored spine bibliophilic details such as a photographic inlay on back cover