Jonathon Collins

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scientist; creator.
some are born for other worlds.

http://jonathoncollins.com/

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iii. reflection. The more I discover, the more I want to know. The world unlocks new curiosity in each reflection. A boy, still dreaming of other worlds. That is the beauty of telling a story with no clear beginning or end... To celebrate the release of the Sonnet Special Edition, I worked alongside @parkerpen to preserve a story crafted of intricate and precious moments from my endeavours. Check out the full story on the link in my bio. #parkerpen #worldintoworlds #ad 🖊
ii. immersion. Foreign languages, cultures, smells and sounds. At first glance, a life different to my own. Yet at its core, the human spirit was very much the same regardless of where an encounter took place... To celebrate the release of the Sonnet Special Edition, I worked alongside @parkerpen to preserve a story crafted of intricate and precious moments from my endeavours. Full story on the link in my bio. #parkerpen #worldintoworlds #ad
'i. curiosity. A boy forever dreaming of other worlds; of far-off places and stories interwoven between those magic lines of longitude and latitude. Places I’ve drawn my own lines; and created my own worlds...’ To celebrate the release of the Sonnet Special Edition, I worked alongside @parkerpen to preserve a story crafted of intricate and precious moments from my endeavours. Full story on the link in my bio. #parkerpen #worldintoworlds #ad
Growing up, I was mesmerised by the dreamscapes of Miyazaki films. Vibrant lands and extraordinary, colourful beings; many inspired by his origins but fuelled by a limitless imagination. Sometimes I stumble across places in this country that feel just as magical as the moving frames in his films, as if drawn from the same craft and eternal imagination. #nihonnofuyu🍂
The true beauty of Japanese culture comes when observing the subtleties of everyday interactions; a society adopting symmetries and respecting invisible societal rules. A timeless loop of an ancient culture. #nihonnofuyu🍂
A worship to the goddesses of seas and storms. #nihonnofuyu🍂
Obaasan of Shirakawa-go; wandering through the towering woods behind Ogimachi village. 👵🏻 Japan has the oldest population in the world, with the longevity of its people often attributed to longer working lives, healthier diets and the country’s deep respect and strong sense of community for its elderly population. #nihonnofuyu🍂
‘You cannot alter your fate. However, you can rise to meet it.’ #nihonnofuyu🍂
Praying the new year brings as much commitment and efficiency at life as a Shinkansen conductor. #nihonnofuyu🍂 #shinkansenseries
Building blocks of the western capital. Behind a modern facade, a labyrinth of cultural liaisons. Wooden soles scurrying passed paper sliding doors. The echoing of the bonshō, summoning monks for prayer through tunnels of orange gates.  Freshly brewed matcha tea delicately poured into handcrafted crockery. A traditional heart etched into a fabric of everyday encounters. #nihonnofuyu🍂
maintain social order. #nihonnofuyu🍂
‘The Earth speaks to all of us, and if we listen, we can understand.’ #nihonnofuyu🍂