Bangkok, the city of parallels. In Thailand’s capital, we can find a seemingly busy metropolitan area full of skyscrapers adjacent to small shops along the alley and construction workers stained with mud. How can they coexist?
You are what you eat; thus, Koji Sakamoto was a tofu and is now a salad. This article talks about food being the medium to store stories, which he coined as “food memory” during the interview with Koji. Not only does food store memories, it also reflects the life of who eats it. Hence, choosing what to eat defines who you want to be.
An aspiring story about KAMP, a hostel and café in Okayama City, where people may find solace in. Based on an interview with the owner, the article tells a narrative about finding home far away from home.
“A Parallel World” is an ethnographically inspired fiction on overwork depression under the “work of culture.” The paper tells the narratives of Takahashi and Michael who live on different parts of the earth, yet facing the same problematic reality.