Artist interview: Kara Tanaka

Kara Tanaka is one of the young talented artists participating in ART FUTURES at ARTHK2012. Born in 1983, she lives and works in L.A., and works with sculpture, media, text and paintings, represented by Simon Preston Gallery in New York. I did an email interview with her prior to the opening of the art fair, … Continue reading

Having a ball

Mediterranean China, is what I thought, wandering the streets and beaches of island Cheung Chau. Fishing boats as far as you can see, outdoors restaurants, fresh seafood, lobsters getting chopped in the middle of the street, bicycles going pling-pling. Just playing ball outside the temple. Chill. All photos by Maren Kvamme Hagen, copyright 2012.

Suit up!

My first blog, which I started as a fashion student back in 2007, opened with a post on a tuxedo I had bought on sale. I still have it, and have worn it loads. My fascination for suits remain, no surprise there as I’m in the suit capital of the world. But now I’m talking … Continue reading