Art director and photographer Tatsuya Tanaka has been making an ongoing calendar since 2011. Making mundane diorama like scenery with common objects, Tanaka´s scenes are vacation scenes, common everyday life activities and quirky pop references of monsters and/or superheroes. In these quarantine months, even face masks are part of the scenery!
In his page, he says:
“Everyone must have had thoughts like these before:
Broccoli and parsley may sometimes look like a forest of trees, and tree leaves floating on the surface of water may sometimes look like little boats. Everyday occurrences seen from a miniature
perspective can bring us lots of fun thoughts.
I wanted to take this way of thinking and express it through photographs, so I started to put together a “MINIATURE CALENDAR.” These photographs primarily depict diorama-style figures surrounded by
Just like a standard daily calendar, the photos are updated daily on my website and SNS page, earning it the name of “MINIATURE CALENDAR.” It would be great if you could use it to add a little enjoyment to your everyday life.”