The shop is open with US dollars until this Friday, October 30. After that, it will be Japanese yen. (You can still purchase as it automatically convert the currencies).
For Beyond Time and Space series, please select another front cover if it's sold out. Inside is the same. New cover (uniquely handcrafted encaustic monotype out of 10 variations) will be released on November 16 at Tokyo Art Book Fair, 2020. Please check back this site or CONTACT US to RESERVE your favorite color shades; Orange, Blue, or Purple for this series.
Misako Oba is a visual artist and author of FAUSTUS and other fine art books. Her FAUSTUS became a part of the permanent library collection at notable museum Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris among others.
She creates mixed media artworks in recent years after being a fine art and professional photographer. Her original artworks and books have been exhibited internationally and are held in private and corporate collections as well as public collections.
In mid-October 2020, Oba's NEW Book, Truth in Emotion, Beyond Time and Space - What Women Feel (Vol. 1) was released in conjunction with the Vancouver Art Book Fair. (Available here!) The front cover is uniquely handcrafted with encaustic monotype and collage. Text is her translation into English along with the original Japanese poems. This is her first handbound book.
She has also been an editor/writer in Japanese publications and translator/interpreter for Japanese and English. You can see and enjoy her life experiences in the book.