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除災招福 JO SAI SHO FUKU
(WARD OFF CALAMITIES, INVITE GOOD LUCK):
GODS AND YOKAI IN TIME OF PANDEMIC

ENOKI TOSHIYUKI

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Ward off Pandemic, Amulet of Amabie, 2020
Ink on Japanese paper board
10.9 x 9.5 inches (27.2 x 24.2cm)

FROM THE ARTIST:
 

Amabie resembles a mermaid. My Amabie reminds me of a ranchu goldfish I used to have. I made it into an amulet with my prayer. Please wear a mask as my Amabie does. Wash your hands first, then pray to Amabie.

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Ward off Pandemic, Amulet of Amabiko, 2020
Ink on Japanese paper board
10.9 x 9.5 inches (27.2 x 24.2cm) 

FROM THE ARTIST:
 

Amabiko resembles a monkey. It reminds me of Sarutahiko (Prince Of The Monkey Fields), a terrestrial god who was the first to welcome other gods descending to the earth. I made it into an amulet with my prayer. Please wear a mask as my Amabiko does. Wash your hands first, then pray to Amabiko