There are contradictions that can be convinced and ones that cannot be convinced in things.

Shinro Otake



Among these, contradictions that can be convinced as a sensation “have great potential,” says the artist. For example, facing an “overwhelmingly strong shape” of an object that ignores the concept of a work that a human being created, he somewhat comes to have "a feeling of positive despair.” "Such a contradiction that can be convinced” will make him find an unprecedented way of interacting with the world, he writes. From the same essay collection as yesterday, “Things That Already Exist.”


"June 27  2019

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