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Yuka & The Forest  — by Lena C. Emery

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‘Yuka & The Forest’ (published in 2018) introduces us to the chinju no mori, the sacred forest. We are reminded that cultures like that of Japan which are deeply embedded in nature, have been able to perserve much of their natural habitat by having fostered an interconnected value system

Within ‘Yuka & The Forest’ we embark on a journey of reflection that leads us through a remote village high into the midst of a vast landscape. We are prompted to contemplate nature’s profound serenity and as the last pages fall also of its demise at the hand of our own 

After having travelled to Tokyo for the first time in 1999, over a decade passed before the German photographer discovered the Japanese countryside and its incredible forest landscape. Since 2015 Emery has returned every year

Printed on 100% recycled paper stock and contains a short story by the artist

30% of profits go to  The World Wide Fund for Nature working in the field of wilderness preservation and the reduction of human impact on the environment


First Edition Book with Print*
C-Type Print 
Edition of  500 
Designed by Lena C Emery & 6'56''
Print size approx. 300mm x 250mm
Inclusive of shipping worldwide

*Please send your choice of print (Yellow, Red or Green) to contact@irokostudio.com upon purchase.