A situation where the past exists only as a big story and a tool for accessing it is only something "forced" ... ... is boring.

Tomohisa Sato, Kenji Kai, Hisashi Kitano



People concerned record and make use of them using video cameras like pencils instead of official records. Those three people trying to convey this activity after the Great East Japan Earthquake say that they had a wish that future generations be able to come in touch with "the diversity of various stories latent in the past" when they are at the crossroads of their life. From "Let's Build A Community Archive!"


"January 17  2019

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