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Inkei/Kao (limited edition of 250) [2007]
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Mitch gives an overview of the book:

 *SORRY, ALL LIMITED EDITION COPIES ARE SOLD OUT* In 2006, Mitch Cullin left a small note on a messageboard at a Japanese public bathhouse in Tokyo, asking for local men to pose naked for a series of photographs that would be non-sexual in nature and would stand as a protest against national censorship laws that outlaw the actual depiction of genitalia in real images.  To his surprise, more than 50 men responded to the ad, varying from college students to elderly shop owners, to a sumo-wrestler in training and a wheelchair-bound monk, and a variety of other individuals from all walks of life.  The finished result is 80 color photographs that artfully show the sameness of the male sexual organ while using the mosaic technique to obscure a given subject's face rather than, as is done in Japanese pornography, their genitals.  Only available for purchase through...
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 *SORRY, ALL LIMITED EDITION COPIES ARE SOLD OUT*

In 2006, Mitch Cullin left a small note on a messageboard at a Japanese public bathhouse in Tokyo, asking for local men to pose naked for a series of photographs that would be non-sexual in nature and would stand as a protest against national censorship laws that outlaw the actual depiction of genitalia in real images.  To his surprise, more than 50 men responded to the ad, varying from college students to elderly shop owners, to a sumo-wrestler in training and a wheelchair-bound monk, and a variety of other individuals from all walks of life.  The finished result is 80 color photographs that artfully show the sameness of the male sexual organ while using the mosaic technique to obscure a given subject's face rather than, as is done in Japanese pornography, their genitals. 

Only available for purchase through Workshop Lo-Vi and illegal in Japan, every limited edition is numbered and signed by Mitch Cullin.  The photobooks are printed on glossy paper, and are available as a perfect bound, 8.5 x 11 in. soft cover that is beautifully crafted and built to last.  For further information, or to join the Workshop Lo-Vi mailing list, please contact either Zooey or Yuki at workshop_lv@yahoo.com.

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About Mitch

Born in New Mexico during the "crossfire hurricane" year of 1968 , Mitch Cullin is the author of eight books of fiction, including the novel-in-verse Branches, The Cosmology of Bing, UnderSurface, and the globe-spanning story collection...

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Published Reviews

Dec.20.2007

Cullin is an unusually sophisticated theorist of human nature, and this book is first and foremost an analysis of Holmes -- both as a fictional character and as an embodiment of the human drive to make...

Dec.20.2007

TIDELAND
By Mitch Cullin.
192 pp. Chester Springs, Pa.:
Dufour Editions. $22.

BRANCHES
By Mitch Cullin.
Illustrated by
Ryuzo Kikushima.
197 pp. Sag...