Second O-Kunchi 2010

Second O-kunchi. Julie Harms

Second O-Kunchi in Nagasaki (2010)
Acrylic  on canvas – 81×61 cm (private collection)

My second O-Kunchi…. Same street, same balcony… A boat crosses the street. The sun is bright… The boat disappears… The sound of drums…

O-Kunchi 2008

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First O-Kunchi in Nagasaki (2008)
Acrylic on paper – Framed  56×75 cm. (private collection)

…  The town celebrates O-Kunchi. From my balcony I watch mothers all dressed-up  walking towards the elementary school and children waiting for the dragon to  come and dance for them, followed by the heavy portable shrine shaped like a  boat that will soon roll by…

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