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We photograph things in order to drive them out of our minds. My stories are a way of shutting my eyes. - Franz Kafka


There are no hard distinctions between what is real and what is unreal, nor between what is true and what is false. A thing is not necessarily either true or false; it can be both true and false. - Harold Pinter


Go The simplest meaning of the word ‘go’ is to move from one place to another. However, ‘Go’ is also a name of an old board game for two players. The purpose of Go is t o s u rro u n d a s m u ch t e rr i t o r y a s p o s s i b l e a n d ca p t u re the opponent’s stones. Between August 2011 and January 2012, I rode all 13 lines and visited more than 200 of over 900 stations of Tokyo s u b a w a y s y s t e m . I t o o k g o ’s e n c i r c l i n g s t r a t e g y n o t t o c o n t r o l , b u t t o e x p l o r e , o b s e r ve , e x p e r i e n c e a n d b e challenged by the city.


Baseball is an art! A drama! A ballet without music! Let us give a Greek chorus! Deborah Wiles, The Aurora County All-Stars

The game begins in the spring. On every Sunday a thousand people of all ages gather on the banks of Tama River to ‘play ball’. Moments of joy filled with something so importatnt to Japanese a true feeling of belonging. Continuity, The repetition of sunny afternoons and the endless run of generations. ...


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