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Jenny Michel, “I am a transformation station”

A visual artist who takes down notes instead of doing sketches, Jenny Michel  sees herself as someone who writes. There is good reason for that. “My art is text based”, she says. Having started with a pseudo-scientific approach to her art only to move on to more of a philosophical one, here is a person…

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Soichiro Michara, “I just start with a question”

We met at the Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, where Soichiro Michara’s work had caught my eye. A resident artist in Berlin, the 33-year-old from Kyoto has been working for the last two years on the exhibition “the world filled with blanks”, a project that functions as a comment on the Fukushima nuclear tragedy. His exhibition led to…