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Africa Remixed | Two Artists Speak

Africa Remixed | Two Artists Speak

By its very nature and context, public art coalesces with the public sphere;  at first new and foreign yet soon absorbed to become part of its history and collective memory. The STRA public…

Sociological Lunches by Megumi Matsubara

Sociological Lunches by Megumi Matsubara

I get on a plane, I land in Nairobi. I interact with the city, people, environment from the first moment I step in. That creates a buzz, experiences, emotions. I record the moments…

Sociological Lunch by MM: Day 5, James

Sociological Lunch by MM: Day 5, James

‘Sociological Lunch’ is a series of lunch sessions first initiated by artist Megumi Matsubara in Tokyo, 2008. It is an artist’s simple gesture to draw from personal stories from a given city and…

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STRA | Stories For One Another

INTRODUCTION ‘Conceptual art became the liberating idea that gave the art of the next 40 years its real impetus,’ said artist Sol LeWitt in the late 1960s. LeWitt sought to dematerialize art by…

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Sociological Lunch by MM: Day 4, Jimmy

‘Sociological Lunch’ is a series of lunch sessions first initiated by artist Megumi Matsubara in Tokyo, 2008. It is an artist’s simple gesture to draw from personal stories from a given city and…

A Day in Nairobi: extended version

A Day in Nairobi | Extended Version

How does one discover a city, unravel its layers and begin to trace its many facets? This was a task that Japanese artist Megumi Matsubara considered during a one month art residency program that…

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Sociological Lunch by MM: Day 3, Rakhee

‘Sociological Lunch’ is a series of lunch sessions first initiated by artist Megumi Matsubara in Tokyo, 2008. It is an artist’s simple gesture to draw from personal stories from a given city and…

Sociological Lunch by MM: Day 2, Peterson

Sociological Lunch by MM: Day 2, Peterson

‘Sociological Lunch‘ is a series of lunch sessions first initiated by artist Megumi Matsubara in Tokyo, 2008. It is an artist’s simple gesture to draw from personal stories from a given city and…

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