A beautiful thing is not beautiful, but something that is beautifully used is beautiful.

Moto Takagi



"Messy" with signboards and electric wires. The surface of the city called Tokyo is chaotic. But the maintenance site of the subway and bus contrasts with this. Tools, bolts, gloves are in order. A copywriter, Takagi,  asks a British photographer, Mark Power, to photograph the backyard. The foundation of urban life is supported and protected by <people>. The truth of "maintenance" is shown in these photos. From the commentary on the photo collection, "MAINTENANCE."


"November 26,  2018

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