Tokyo is my home. I’ve lived here since 2013 and find this to be an inspiring and liberating place to live.
In March and April I set up a new company in Japan and did a deep dive into the values and practices that have driven my best work. As a result I’ve radically narrowed my focus for the remainder of 2017. Right now I am engaged in,
Photo Product Development – a series of fine art photographic prints, graphic prints, and photo books for the online store.
Website/Blogging/Store – relaunching this site in July with 2 articles a week, an improved experience and active online store.
Recording/Mixing – finishing the album I recored in Singapore, during 2012-13, for release over the summer.
Family – at home when my daughter returns from school everyday, present and helpful to my family.
Japanese – one private lesson per week plus daily practice.
Movement – weekly Pilates classes, cycling, and walking (annual average 10,668 steps a day).
Reading – with a focus on meta-cognition, cultural anthropology and post-digital pedagogy.
As of the start of June I’m no longer involved in any side projects. I’m happy to discuss short term collaborations, especially related to photography or writing, but I can’t take on any long term side projects at this time.
And yes, this is my day job.
I’m thankful to Derek Sivers for the inspiration to write this now page. If you want to know more, I’ve written an article about Now Pages, including the difference between a now page, an about page and a set of goals, here.
In his Tokyo studio Fernando combines his life-long passions for art and technology. On the road, he is always looking to take the next wrong turn, just to see what kind of images and stories might unfold. A photographer and writer, with a background in music, Fernando has lived in Chile, Australia, the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. Read More.
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