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Brandon Yoshio Paris

An LA native that embraces his half-Black and Nikkei Yonsei identity, that lived and worked in Japan for a couple of years after college. A Buddhist monk, ikebana artist, taiko artist, sourdough bread baker, mochi maker, coffee roaster, tea enthusiast, and foodie that works a civil service job.

Brandon Yoshio Paris

An LA native that embraces his half-Black and Nikkei Yonsei identity, that lived and worked in Japan for a couple of years after college. A Buddhist monk, ikebana artist, taiko artist, sourdough bread baker, mochi maker, coffee roaster, tea enthusiast, and foodie that works a civil service job.

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What is Ikebana?

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March 15, 2022

Ikebana is a long practiced Japanese art. This is my experience practicing it.