Volume 2 of the Crude Metaphors collection brings together the photographs of Mayumi Hosokura and the words of Liz Lochhead to produce Topiary.
Mayumi Hosokura was born in Kyoto in 1979. Since graduating from Nihon University of Art in 2005, she has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Japan, gaining a reputation for her delicate portrayal of nature and a unique perspective on the beauty and intimacy of youth. Mayumiâs first solo show, Kazan, was held at G/P gallery, Tokyo, in 2011. The series has subsequently been included in several exhibitions in Europe.
Liz Lochhead is a Scottish poet, playwright, translator and broadcaster. Between 2011 and 2016 she was the Makar, or National Poet of Scotland.