Furukawa Satoko – Korean Holiday with Monet

It’s 5:50 in the morning. Quite early to wake up and write. Furukawa San wakes up 7:30 and she works for URBAN RESEARCH.

4.11, 2018

Colin Schälli
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I met Furukawa San quickly. She would like to visit Korea once because her favorite food is Korean Food. Yakiniku and Kimchi came in my mind.


I wonder if North and South Korea will ever be able to find back and make peace. I wish for both independent countries that they find a solution to talk together without the pressure from the United States. It’s horrible how this people in the Korean half island have been splitted after war.


The Korean have the same language but still, they can’t communicate. It’s just undescribable how North and South is disconnected from each other, like Polar caps.


If North and South get connected, it might be good for each side. Of course this would cause a new political system which suits them as complete Country.


Oscar Claude-Monet is Furukawa San’s most favorite painter. Oscar Claude-Monet was a founder of the french impressionist painting and the most prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting.

The term „Impressionism“ is derived from the title of his painting Impression, soleil levant (Impression, Sunrise), which was exhibited in 1874 in the first of the independant exhibitions mounted by Monet and his associates as an alternative to the Salon de Paris.


Monet has been described as „the driving force behind impressionism“. Crucial to the art of the impressionist painters was the understanding of the effects of light on the local colour of objects, and the effects of the juxtaposition of colours with each other.

For her having a good time means listening to K-POP music, GD of BIGBANG – a famous K-POP star. Instead of listening to the Radio which she don’t like. She prefers also playing Golf.


  • Colin Schälli

    Colin Schälli *1980 in Chur, raised in a bakery, studied architecture and industrial design, no he is living in Tokyo as art director, designer and artist.