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‘Hatsukoi’ or ‘First Love’ is a poem written by Japanese author and romantic poet Tōson Shimazaki which tells the story of dreamy love and growing up, set amongst apple trees. This commission is read by Masayo Sasaki with a piano accompaniment.

This is the story behind the discovery that an apple crunch sound has holographic properties, rendered visible by using a CymaScope to produce the holographic images and video.

Mangzi Tian is inspired by nature’s imagery especially apples and estimates that he has painted some two hundred apples over the last 15 years.

In recent years, Barford has become obsessed with the Apple and has been looking at the world through its lens, using the humble fruit to explore fundamental questions driving human nature, especially our anxiety afflicted society and our incessant need for more.