Shake the Whole World to its Foundations

by Chris Mosdell

Calligraphy by Juichi Yoshikawa
Bilingual edition translated by Rie Terada

An original “chant” written for the West African kora master Toumani Daibate and extended for this bilingual edition. A simple one-lined rhythmical refrain over 80 pages, interspersed with beautifully printed calligraphic pieces by Juichi Yoshikawa.

Published by Shichosha Press, Tokyo, 2001.

No one bears fruit
better than yourself
- Chris Mosdell

Attack with a huge bush
soaked in the most indelible ink
- Chris Mosdell