Partners in Crime

THE GOOD EARTH: A Conversation with Masha & Dina
Between them, these two artists have a PhD in mathematics and many years of experience as a cook under their belt. In 2015, Masha and Dina collaborated on a project working with edible clay.

SHALL WE DANCE? A Conversation with Kay & Jihae
This is a case where playing a make-believe couple in a project turned into a real life couple. It has been seven years since then. They became not only life partners but collaborators as well. Both of them being dancer/choreographers with a strong interest in sensory work…

WEST SIDE STORY: A Conversation with Mario & Richard
Mario says he is a typical Milanese—being neurotic and constantly stressed for no reason. In 2012, he left Milan and relocated to Amsterdam for an internship at an architecture firm. Richard, on the other hand, has a background in international law and conflict studies. He taught at the University of Amsterdam until recently. What they have in common is their interest in relations between peoples; between people and spaces; and between people and objects.

MOTHER TONGUE: A Conversation with Csilla & Cecilia
Poet and essayist Adrienne Rich once wrote, “We need fully to understand the power and powerlessness embodied in motherhood in patriarchal culture” (Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution, 1976). This is what comes to mind after listening to these two artist moms: Csilla, a mother of a 18-moth-old boy and Cecilia, a mother of a 23 month-old girl. They are two of the current resident artists of “Mothers in Arts” that is based in Amsterdam.

Conversations with Creative Minds