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TWO MOUNTAINS PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT

富士山 / Gunung Kinabalu

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Exhibition Preview : TM3.0

Sense of Belonging Two Mountains Photography Project 3.0 will be presenting an exhibition of the projects of 3 Japanese and 3 Malaysian photographers who were specially commissioned by the project directors to embark on exchange discovery journeys to photograph personal... Continue Reading →

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PROJECT STATEMENT by Naoko Ohta

Since I unexpectedly met Steven Lee at Rokko International Photo Festival the last November, we have been discussing about some collaboration to develop the mutual understanding between Malaysia and Japan. The project “Two Mountains” was born by our constant mail-communication.... Continue Reading →

Preview : FUJI-KOU by Hajime Kimura

© Hajime Kimura According to some Japanese history books, Mt. Fuji has been known to be the highest mountain since 7th century but as a sacred place, it was too early to be recognised by the common people then. In 17th... Continue Reading →

Preview : WATER MOUNTAIN by Mikio Hasui

© Mikio Hasui Now I have found that Mount Fuji is deeply related with water. However I didn’t notice it before. Needless to say, the water is controlling our lives and every living thing, including even Mount Fuji. The cloud,... Continue Reading →

Kaguya-hime, The Moon Child and the World’s Oldest science fiction tale.

Just like Mount Kinabalu, Mount Fuji (Fuji-san) located on Honshu Island, is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776.24 m  (12,389 ft). The peak can be seen from miles away and is an active volcano, the last eruption being in 1707.... Continue Reading →

Legends abound on Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu may not be South East Asia's highest peak, but it has captured climbers attention due to it's very prominent plateau and sharp peak at 4,095m or 13,435 feet above sea level. What is more interesting is the legends about... Continue Reading →

Update : National Federation of UNESCO Associations in Japan

We are happy to announce that the Two Mountains Joint Cultural Photography project has received the official support from the National Federation of UNESCO Associations in Japan. World Heritage Sites by UNESCO : Mount Fuji (or Fujisan) is listed here. Kinabalu... Continue Reading →

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