Storytelling is the art of creative observation uniquely translated and shared with an audience. In the recitation, all of the senses spring into action. Sights, sounds, fragrances and tactile references illuminate sensations, thoughts and feelings to form a new existence, one that is born of the intellect, ingenuity and imagination of the storyteller.
“Our perception of time and place does not come exclusively from our vision. We can also hear, smell, taste and feel, forming a cumulative experience. As an artist, it’s very important to be sensitive to that. One must pierce through the surface of subject in order to be convincing.”
Telling tales is something that artist Kazuhiko Sano knows how to do quite well. ...