“In my attempt to realize ‘death’, I have decided to watch the dead body of a dog continuously at the coast.” Photographs and commentary by Manabu Yamanaka [spelling correction by FmH].

  • 1st day

    – I patted him on head wondering if his life was happy one.

  • 2nd day

    – His face seemed to be sad. I felt the odor became stronger.

  • 5th day

    – Many crows crowded at the spot and were pecking his eyes and


It goes on from there, with a stark unflinching zen-like photograph of the dog’s status each day. —[thanks, gary]