Hashima City Magazine

Appeared in the play “Young Monk Enku” by Gekidan Haguruma. “I feel that theater is a comprehensive art form” said the Japanese artist.
The photo is the cover of the Hashima City Magazine published in March 2007. Shigeru Tanaka is the second one from the left.
The reason why many of the paintings from the Japanese artist feature the use of light so much may be due to his experience in the theater. These theatrical elements were recorded at that moment in his subconscious. This may give a clue to deciphering that painting “that makes you feel like you are listening to a warm melody” that Shigeru Tanaka is looking for.