Omikuji Oracles


pa Jones     Introduction     Installation    oracles     [photography]

The photographs in the exhibition document a Japanese custom where participants draw a personal fortune and often tie it to a special structure or alternative object found nearby. The Omikuji photographs were taken in Japan during a number of visits from 1986 to 1990.    
Lanterns with Fortunes: 27.5 x 40 inches, Pigmented Inkjet Print on Fabric