Catalogue of the exhibition "The City as the Art Form of the Next Millennium - ARAKAWA/GINS" at the NTT InterCommunication Center (ICC) in Tokyo (Jan. 24, 1998 - Mar. 29, 1998).
"Well, doesn't the world exist in the first place so that everyone may turn into an architect? Are not contemporary philosophers who refuse to explore beyond the narrow confines of the discipline preventing themselves from framing their questions as broadly as necessary and jeopardizing the logical basis of their inquiry? Does anyone really believe that a person could ever be figured out as such in the abstract?"