A rebirth can be a literal reincarnation — being born for a second time in a new body — and it can also mean a brand new beginning, many religion have theirs own concept about rebirth or reincarnation.
The 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku a magnitude9.0–9.1 undersea megathrust earthquake off the coast of Japan that occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on Friday 11 March 2011, with the epicenter approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi) east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tōhoku and the hypocenter at an underwater depth of approximately 29 km (18 mi). The earthquake is often referred to in Japan as the Great East Japan Earthquake and is also known as the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake, and the 3.11 earthquake. It was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in Japan, and the fourth most powerful earthquake in the world since modern record-keeping began in 1900
One of great artwork made by Manabu Ikeda is based of this catastrophic disaster, it’s totally suck his effort and energy, about 3,5 years with daily routine 10 hours a day, he was finished his art piece, known as Rebirth, is a powerfully emotional drawing filled with details plucked from Ikeda’s imagination. It provides a visual representation of the struggle between man and nature—a theme historically at the core of Japanese art. As a society that has undergone natural disaster continuously through history, yet rebuilt itself from the ashes of tragedy, the work is a tribute to a nation that passes through strife with hope for a better future. The work builds out from the center of the panel, where a large tree crashes perilously into the sea, cherry blossoms morphing into blooms that are actually tents—temporary shelter after the storm. The bottom of the piece shows mass destruction, yet close examination reveals people looking to survive, using the carcasses of airplanes to plant vegetables or rebuilding homes on the tree itself. So emphatic and he totally succeed for describe his emotion about disaster, pain, and hope.
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