What is expected is not "creativity" but "ingenuity" that harnesses exisiting things ... not "invent" but "discover. "

Ken Okubo

 

 

The musicologist writes like this to the contemporary music that tried to seek one no one had ever listened to and that is said to have entered a bottlenose conversely. He also says that there is still more possibility in what is abandoned in the obsession with "innovation." Similarly, what is expected in the society where ever-increasing developments are not hoped must be a technique that makes use of whatever we have and what is lying idle. From "The Tune Of Twilight."

 

August 26, 2016

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun