Us Blah + Me Blah is a bilingual platform which shares stories of inspirational individuals whose unique activities are their strongest passions.
Alice Kunisue
国陶アリス
is a Franco-Japanese artist based in Paris. While, as an interdisciplinary practitioner, Alice enjoys expressing herself through a mixture of different media, in this interview she shares with us her developing interest in video direction and explains her unusual background. Read Interview →
Photo/Video, August 21st 2018
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Akihiko Taniguchi
谷口暁彦
is a Japanese media artist from Saitama, a northern suburb of Tokyo. While he’s probably best known as a brilliant 3D designer and music video director, this interview spotlights his core practice of media art, which cleverly blends the physical and digital worlds. Read Interview →
Art, June 17th 2018
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Shota Mori
森翔太
is a Japanese film-maker based in Tokyo. After turning away from a typical ‘salaryman’ path, Mori found himself floating between different low-wage part-time jobs, before taking up acting and then uploading his own videos to YouTube. In this interview, Mori, who now earns a living writing and directing TV ads and music videos tells us how he ended up here. Read Interview →
Photo/Video, March 25th 2018
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Takahide Higuchi
foodman
is a Japanese experimental musician based in Yokohama. While music played no part in his childhood, Takahide’s life now revolves around constructing and performing his unpredictable and always entertaining songs. Read Interview →
Music, December 21st 2017
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Akiko Aoki
青木明子
is a Japanese fashion designer whose eponymous brand, AKIKOAOKI, launched in 2014. The Tokyo-based creative, part of a new wave of designers with a European influence, describes how her frustration towards the way we perceive fashion has shaped her A/W 2017 collection. Read Interview →
Fashion, November 9th 2017
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