Explorations and experiments in visual representations - ethnographic film, photography and visual media
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Lucky Billiken On the Road in Osaka
The Lucky God Billiken, symbol of mercantile Osaka, really gets around. I asked the gentleman pictured above what Billiken was doing in the back of his truck (like a hitch-hiker rather than a god) and he said that the statue was going to be installed with a signboard at a glasses store. Lucky shop!
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