21 times people used the internet before it was invented. And Japanese author Sei Shonagon was writing listicles 1000 years before BuzzFeed.

21 times people used the internet before it was invented. And Japanese author Sei Shonagon was writing listicles 1000 years before BuzzFeed.

The Imperfections by Sopi Su    The inspiration came from the Japanese author Sei Shonagon, best known as the author of The Pillow Book. It is a book of observations about her life during the early 11 th century while she was serving in the court of the Empress. It includes her personal thoughts, interesting events and poetry. This project is based on my observations of daily life’s imperfections, and each words or sentences are laser-cut out of card.

The Imperfections by Sopi Su The inspiration came from the Japanese author Sei Shonagon, best known as the author of The Pillow Book. It is a book of observations about her life during the early 11 th century while she was serving in the court of the Empress. It includes her personal thoughts, interesting events and poetry. This project is based on my observations of daily life’s imperfections, and each words or sentences are laser-cut out of card.

Calligrapher Fujiwara no Yukinari sent candy to Sei Shonagon. With stewed goose. Now you can try it. #Heiantreats

Calligrapher Fujiwara no Yukinari sent candy to Sei Shonagon. With stewed goose. Now you can try it. #Heiantreats

2 of 2: Sopi Su. The inspiration came from the Japanese author Sei Shonagon, best known as the author of The Pillow Book. It is a book of observations about her life during the early 11 th century while she was serving in the court of the Empress. It includes her personal thoughts, interesting events and poetry. This project is based on my observations of daily life’s imperfections, and each words or sentences are laser-cut out of card. Thanks to my Professor James Tung.

2 of 2: Sopi Su. The inspiration came from the Japanese author Sei Shonagon, best known as the author of The Pillow Book. It is a book of observations about her life during the early 11 th century while she was serving in the court of the Empress. It includes her personal thoughts, interesting events and poetry. This project is based on my observations of daily life’s imperfections, and each words or sentences are laser-cut out of card. Thanks to my Professor James Tung.

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