"Megumi Matsubara" tag
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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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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