Mihara Yasuhiro Got a Rough Beat
Published January 25, 2010
The 1950s Beats inspired Japan’s Miharayasuhiro to cover the lapels of his jackets with typewriter parts turned into jewelry by Husam el Odeh. This is apparently a reference to William Burroughs’ classic Naked Lunch, and Allen Ginsberg’s obsessive relationship with typewriters in his poem “Howl”: “We are great writers on the same dreadful typewriter,” he wrote. This makes one wonder what Ginsberg and Burroughs would have made of computers and Twitter, but I digress. I think they would have liked Mihara’s mix of pajamas, unraveling cardigans and dirty, patched tailoring with the occasional Western down vest thrown on top.
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