Cold oils slid along his veins, chilling his blood: age crusting him with a salt cloak. Slowly, one by one, he selected the colors. He then put the dead man in a hollow tree at his head—for he wanted to protect him from the wolves—and laid himself down on the ground and moss. It was the skeleton of his wife in her yet unmoulded shroud. For the next several minutes, he carefully picked up the crayons and applied them to her bones, thinking quietly to himself the while. “She would love this,” he thought, “if she she could see herself now.” Our journey flows past us like ice chunks, maybe it is we that are stationary. That would make Death a huge glacier crashing into us while we’re strapped down near the equator. The act of closure will make a strong, sad sound.
The theme of Canon neoreal’s presentation at milan design week 2012 focuses on the forests which cover our earth; the trees, wildlife and water that exist within these natural environments and the important role the play in the broader global ecosystem. For the past four year’s, japanese brand canon has been promoting the sophistication of their digital imaging products, expressing the image input and output functions appropriate for state-of-the-art creativity and professional needs through their ‘neoreal’ installations. In this fifth edition entitled ‘in the forest’, the direction has been towards the possibilities of new expressions and high-definition experiences, resulting in a vibrant and lively space.