Dear readers,

We are glad to announce the publication of the eighth issue of our transcultural research journal, Mutual Images. True to our philosophy, we have rendered this issue – titled “Artists, Aesthetics, and Artworks from, and in conversation with, Japan – Part 1 (of 2)” – freely available, as an open access ressource, on our Mutual Images Journal Website. To access it, click on “Research Journal” on the top-right corner.

Please enjoy this eighth issue of Mutual Images.

Marco Pellitteri, Main Editor