Nihon no E
Pictures from Japan

Nihon no E, the "music out of silence" by Berit Handrick, has been the stimulus to that artistic book.
The exquisite concentrated music, interpreted in an excellent manner by the composer characterizes the book.
The sheets of music and the poems by Ingeborg Arlt presented on handmade natural papers from daphne.
The 31 syllable short poems are shaped after the model of the Japanese Waka and therefore absorbing the given topics in an innate manner. Original gouaches and assemblages are of luminate colouring these colour sounds had to be reduced in favour Japanese letters on Nippon-red paper are drawn trough the hole book.
The essay written by Reinhild Tetzlaff connects the expression of the book with a far-eastern philosophy.