Checking In

“Checking In…” is an interview series with creatives of different disciplines from all over the world sharing their work, individual stories, and creative journeys.

Artist Yuge Zhou 周雨歌 on People and Places, Commonality and Compassion, East and West

The Beijing-born, Chicago based artist Yuge Zhou creates video installations that examine the relationships between people and places in urban and natural environments. In our interview, Yuge shares how her experiences as an immigrant influenced her art.

Fake Facades
KOSMOS Architects: Questioning Conventional Laws of Beauty

Artem Kitaev, co-founder of Russian studio KOSMOS Architects on keeping up with fast-paced architectural trends, and the potential of temporary architecture for more sustainable cities.

Parisian Painter Natacha Paschal: Fashion, Fantasy, and Feminism

Natacha Paschal on lockdown-life in Paris, celebrating sisterhood, her love for children’s drawings, and parodying luxury fashion advertising.

Thukral & Tagra
Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra, Artists, New Delhi: “We’re facing a Humanitarian Crisis”

The multidisciplinary artist duo Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra from New Delhi share their concerns about a humanitarian crisis unfolding in India and shine a light on the situation of the most vulnerable.