11 fragments of japan / Jacket, movieclip, Japan, 2008

Sketchbook 4, page 63

The man is standing still: smooth jacket. His thoughts are orderly.
The man is walking: wrinkled jacket. His thoughts are pinched, getting stuck (he walks and gets anxious).

smooth jacket = orderly thoughts, note, Berlin, 2006
ruggen tegen elkaar, note, Paris, 2003
Jasjes over reling, photo, Japan, 2008
wet dry, note, Barcelona, 2004
trek jas, photo, Russia, 2006

When I saw this, I thought this could be a start of a new series. Jackets who perfectly matching the distance between the head of man and pavement. The following weeks I saw many men with jackets sitting on the pavement, but never saw it back again in this state of perfection.

jacket , photo, Iran, 2018
binnenzak buitenzak parallel, note, The Netherlands, 2004
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