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lettera27 & Megumi Matsubara On Language

“When we close our eyes, what do we see?”: a simple question posed by a Japanese artist opened a door to an exquisite dialogue upon language and its power to communicate. Another Africa…

I to You is vertical | Megumi Matsubara

Megumi Matsubara | I to You is Vertical

If you walk into a wall, will it hurt. Yet what if that wall was discreet, maybe even fragile, sometimes present or invisible. Could we perceive it? There is always an invitation, to…

A Day in Fès

A Day in Fès

            When you called, I knew I had to hurry.         I will put you in a thrilling cage.          I rarely…

A Day in Cairo

A Day in Cairo

            Once, there was no one.

Void/Between

The Stranger In Marrakech

Guest contribution by Satoko Shibahara, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. “Void/Between”, the title of an essay first published in 2011 by artist Megumi Matsubara is also the rubric of her recent intervention, a…

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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