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Yuka & The Forest, Lena C. Emery


Limited edition of 500 copies with print.

‘Yuka & The Forest’ marks photographer Lena C. Emery’s second monograph. Within her new book of images, Emery introduces us to the chinju no mori, the sacred forest. We are reminded that cultures like that of Japan, which are deeply embedded in nature, have been able to preserve much of their natural habitat by having fostered an interconnected value system. Within ‘Yuka & The Forest’ we embark on a journey of reflection that leads us through a remote village in rural Japan, high into the midst of a vast landscape. We are prompted to reflect on nature’s profound serenity and as the last pages fall also of its demise at the hand of our own.

10% of all proceeds go to WWF (The World Wide Fund for Nature) working in the field of wilderness preservation and the reduction of human impact on the environment.

Linen hardcover with a mounted photograph, printed on 100% recycled paper stock. Contains a short story by the artist, Designed by Lena C Emery & 6'56''

Published by Art Paper Editions

64 pgs, 24 × 29.5 cm