b. 1982 ; Miyagi, Japan.Masuko graduated from Miyagi University of Education, MA in Art Education in 2008.She now lives in Tohoku, which was damaged massively by the East Japan Great Earthquake Disaster that occurred on 11 March, 2011. She, however, stayed in the city and gets her everyday drawing inspiration from the scenery, the people in town, the custom and so on as her productive source. She has been chasing her depiction of drawing a unique interpretation of the world in the motif of “bonsai” minutely with pens. Her paintings are that grow and proliferate forever.

Sam Seager
a new photo-documentary titled Broken Things, London-based photographer Sam Seager captures the aftermath of the tsunami and earthquake in Tohoku one year after the disasters in March 2012.