"The city is man's most consistent and on the whole, his most successful attempt to remake the world he lives in more after his heart's desire. But, if the city is the world which man created, it is the world in which he is henceforth condemned to live. Thus, indirectly, and without any clear sense of the nature of his task, in making the city man has remade himself" - Robert Park
A project commemorating the Meiji Restoration. The project utilises traditional Japanese papercut inspired by the woodcut prints of Hokusai. The narrative explores the personal experiences of a young boy who watches his beloved town destroyed and rebuilt as a city to keep pace with the increase in Japan's technological advances.