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Is something hiding in their somewhere?

PRESENTED ON APR 21, 2010
IN TOKYO @ VOL 72

If you look carefully, you will find things living freely everywhere. They have a fleeting look which can be seen for a moment, in certain place, space and time. If you listen carefully you can even hear them murmur

Presentation in JAPANESE - text in English!

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