Wabi-Sabi is Evolution; Evolution is Wabi-Sabi

Wabi-Sabi is Evolution; Evolution is Wabi-Sabi

Garage Door in Tokyo. Photos by Maurizio Donadi.

I'm drawn to Wabi-Sabi as an invaluable discipline for the opportunity it gives us to recognize time and nature as artists. It prompts an exercise in accepting the natural deterioration of objects: a deterioration that only time and weather conditions can accomplish, without the forced hand of human intervention. 

Wabi-Sabi recognizes that nothing lasts, nothing is ever complete and nothing is perfect. It's Evolution with a capital E. 

Here I present a handful of images I've taken over the years that, for me in each of these moments, attempted to capture this spirit of impermanence. 

- Maurizio

Jeans as Wabi-Sabi presented here.

Garage Door in Tokyo.

Door in Treviso, Italy. 

Wall in Soho, London. 

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