He saw a being as if he had been a clairvoyant, not only with its form but sounds, anima, touch, scents, cells, flame and shadow.
Actually, his narrowed eyes captured anything or everything in another world than in mines. His works were always very quick.
Because he had any fine and thin details in him before he took up his paintbrush. He called me ‘Gato’ ,’Gata’ or ‘Gatita’ , as my Japanese family name sounds like ‘cat’ in his native language, and indeed, I was running around him day and night like a kitten while I was still confused with everything as a beginner in the fashion world.
We made a high definition fashion video, replacing a runway collection, 30 years ago.
Glass, metal, ceramic, marble, silver. The cold materials attract me with their elegant iciness.
When I return to my place, I feel comfortable with glass tables, silver holders, and a hard chair. No green, no flower, no insects, no life. No sense of life used to be essential to hold down my inner peace. Everything must be neat and orderly.
Yes. Used to be. Until I met a tiny creation with a cute but gorgeous long tail.
The cute creation, called Somali cat, stole my heart and my life has changed dramatically. The cuties are innocent, full of all light and smiles, joy of life.
Now I am living with three tails. We sing, dance and sleep together.