You can never know what emotions people choose to not express, but unexpressed emotions will never die.
They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. They are rising beasts. One day you cannot stop them from coming anymore.
But emotions make us human.
“Hoard of Beasts” is all about sensations, emotions, feelings.
We don’t have a language for senses, emotions and sensations, that truly expresses their meaning.
Feelings are images, expressed in art.
“Hoard of Beasts” a series of small, fast works, drawn with ink, water and a brush.
to go back and fetch it
We must go back and reclaim our past so we can move forward,
and we can understand why and how we came to be who we are today.
the opposite of a nightmare
not merely a “good” dream, but a “legendary, blissful state where all is forgiven and forgotten”
mono no aware (物の哀れ)
the pathos of things
the awareness of the impermanence or transience of all things
and the gentle sadness and wistfulness at their passing