“Where the light is brightest, the shadows are deepest.”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -
Issei Fujita arrives in Italy in 1999, collaborating in the CARPE DIEM, SARTORIA and LINEA projects unitl 2005. After the experience Issei begin to develop an own project, where there is a first meeting of Light and Darkness. This project spring up as a collection of five t-shirt, which colors are impressed on the fabric through a process usually used in the develop of photos. mThe words “Lumen” and “Umbra” relates to two aspects which are at the base of the phenomena of the world.  Thanks to the meeting of Darkness and Light that all the phenomena get visible. Forms and colors get life from the encounter and combination of the two.