Vol 15: Spring 2014


Smell. See. Touch. Hear. Taste.

Starting this year, Obscura is heading towards a brand new direction – cultivating the art of daily life. This Spring 2014 edition is all about observing everyday surroundings through the exploration of our five senses.

Highlighted stories:

1. The Art of Remembering – Understanding the connection between scent and memory, an interview with Maison Martin Margiela;

2. Documenting the Ordinary – Noticing beauty in everyday life, a photo essay by Isabelle Bertolini;

3. It Is the World that Made You Small – Seeking inspiration from mundane objects, an interview with the award-winning, multidisciplinary artist Brock Davis;

4. The Sound of Poetry – Visualizing what we hear, an interview with the world-renowned sound designer Frederic Sanchez;

5. Embracing Breakfast – Starting a day in the best of moods, recommended recipes by Ron Lam.


Cover Photograph by Takashi Homma

Print Details: 152 pages, perfect bound with a white cloth spine, full-color.

Printed in Hong Kong. 



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