Saitama, Japan

Saitama, Dominic Redfern, 2013.

Bins are carefully lowered from the light of the day into the dark of the Saitama waste water plant. The workers observe order in all they do, wiping their hands after each time they touch the bins. There is a quiet poetry in the manner in which they conduct themselves, observing their small and diligent clean-up, their maintenance of the essential relationship between humans and water.

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