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ANDREAS ALEXANDER BOHLENDER What used to be a passion has become a full-time profession. Andreas Alexander Bohlender, formerly working for Design Hotels, now has the joy of capturing striking images as a job. This is good news for us because Andreas has a phenomenal eye for catching people, personalities and places – and the perfect moment. That’s why we had him enter the universe of contemporary artist Julius von Bismarck. — andreasbohlender.de SHIFTING THE ATMOSPHERE BASIC INSTINCTS  

ANDREAS ALEXANDER BOHLENDER

What used to be a passion has become a full-time profession. Andreas Alexander Bohlender, formerly working for Design Hotels, now has the joy of capturing striking images as a job. This is good news for us because Andreas has a phenomenal eye for catching people, personalities and places – and the perfect moment. That’s why we had him enter the universe of contemporary artist Julius von Bismarck. — andreasbohlender.de

SHIFTING THE ATMOSPHERE

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RUO HAN WANG She arrived in Berlin to study illustration in the class of Henning Wagenbreth at the Berlin University of the Arts (UDK Berlin). For her future career, Ruo Han Wang is planning to continue to combine her illustration work with new media. For SEEK, she has considered the future of our world by mixing digi- tal art with the help of something old-school: pens and pencils. — ruohanwang.com WHAT'S IN STORE

RUO HAN WANG

She arrived in Berlin to study illustration in the class of Henning Wagenbreth at the Berlin University of the Arts (UDK Berlin). For her future career, Ruo Han Wang is planning to continue to combine her illustration work with new media. For SEEK, she has considered the future of our world by mixing digi- tal art with the help of something old-school: pens and pencils. — ruohanwang.com

WHAT'S IN STORE

RENATO SILVA he arrived in Berlin to study illustration in the class of Henning Wagenbreth at the Berlin University of the Arts (UDK Berlin). For her future career, Ruo Han Wang is planning to continue to combine her illustration work with new media. For SEEK, she has considered the future of our world by mixing digi- tal art with the help of something old-school: pens and pencils. — ruohanwang.com OUR HOUSE

RENATO SILVA

he arrived in Berlin to study illustration in the class of Henning Wagenbreth at the Berlin University of the Arts (UDK Berlin). For her future career, Ruo Han Wang is planning to continue to combine her illustration work with new media. For SEEK, she has considered the future of our world by mixing digi- tal art with the help of something old-school: pens and pencils. — ruohanwang.com

OUR HOUSE

TOBIAS FAISST He likes to capture all things mundane and share them on Tumblr. For this issue the trained commu- nication designer did quite the opposite: he took images of a place you wouldn't normally get to see — a gypsum workshop. For someone who grew up in the Black Forest, a white colour scheme seems to suit him quite well. — tobias-faisst.tumblr.com HISTORY REPEATED

TOBIAS FAISST

He likes to capture all things mundane and share them on Tumblr. For this issue the trained commu- nication designer did quite the opposite: he took images of a place you wouldn't normally get to see — a gypsum workshop. For someone who grew up in the Black Forest, a white colour scheme seems to suit him quite well. —
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ARIELLE BIER Half-British, half-American, full power: Arielle has curated group and solo shows for galleries and project spaces in Berlin. She holds a BA in art, cultural anthropology and globalization pol- itics, which made her the perfect candidate to talk to artist Tobias Zielony about his current refugee-themed project.  THESE ARE REAL ACTIVISTS!

ARIELLE BIER

Half-British, half-American, full power: Arielle has curated group and solo shows for galleries and project spaces in Berlin. She holds a BA in art, cultural anthropology and globalization pol- itics, which made her the perfect candidate to talk to artist Tobias Zielony about his current refugee-themed project. 

THESE ARE REAL ACTIVISTS!

ZAZA BERTRAN Native Belgian Zaza Bertrand works as a freelance photographer. Her portfolio centres around isolated communities, such as those photographed in her project Dreamland. More recently, her book Japanese Whispers was published — an intimate photo series on the so-called “love hotels” that she captured in Nippon.- zazabertrand.com JAPANESE WHISPERS

ZAZA BERTRAN

Native Belgian Zaza Bertrand works as a freelance photographer. Her portfolio centres around isolated communities, such as those photographed in her project Dreamland. More recently, her book Japanese Whispers was published — an intimate photo series on the so-called “love hotels” that she captured in Nippon.- zazabertrand.com

JAPANESE WHISPERS

ALEXANDRA KLEEMAN “Brilliant and disturbing” is what The New York Times called her 2015 debut novel, “You Too Can Have A Body Like Mine.” Vogue referred to it as “Fight Club for girls”: Alexandra Kleeman is one of the sharp- est young writers of American literature. The German translation of her debut novel will be released in spring 2016 under the title “A wie B und C.” For SEEK, she shares her work “Hollywood Snow.”  HOLLYWOOD SNOW

ALEXANDRA KLEEMAN

“Brilliant and disturbing” is what The New York Times called her 2015 debut novel, “You Too Can Have A Body Like Mine.” Vogue referred to it as “Fight Club for girls”: Alexandra Kleeman is one of the sharp- est young writers of American literature. The German translation of her debut novel will be released in spring 2016 under the title “A wie B und C.” For SEEK, she shares her work “Hollywood Snow.” 

HOLLYWOOD SNOW

TAO LIN  He's a novelist currently working on his fourth book titled “Leave Society”. He's also an essayist, short-story writer and artist. Most of all Tao Lin is a poet. The New York based best-selling writer is following the Japanese tradition of writing Haikus, yet in a very contemporary manner. He usually tweets them at 2:47AM and 3:45PM. — taolin.info PROGRESS POETRY

TAO LIN 

He's a novelist currently working on his fourth book titled “Leave Society”. He's also an essayist, short-story writer and artist. Most of all Tao Lin is a poet. The New York based best-selling writer is following the Japanese tradition of writing Haikus, yet in a very contemporary manner. He usually tweets them at 2:47AM and 3:45PM. — taolin.info

PROGRESS POETRY

ERIC JAMES BAIN An editor and writer for over a decade, the US native has worked for publications such as The Big Takeover and Paper Magazine. Eric has also co-produced content with creative minds like the principal concept artist for Star Wars: Episode 1, Terryl Whitlatch. Being an expert on scripted formats, he has reflected on the power of televised emotions for SEEK.  TELEVISED MINDS

ERIC JAMES BAIN

An editor and writer for over a decade, the US native has worked for publications such as The Big Takeover and Paper Magazine. Eric has also co-produced content with creative minds like the principal concept artist for Star Wars: Episode 1, Terryl Whitlatch. Being an expert on scripted formats, he has reflected on the power of televised emotions for SEEK. 

TELEVISED MINDS

ZSUZSANNA TOTH Born in Budapest and raised in Vienna, Zsuzsanna is a Berliner by heart. The trained fashion designer has worked as an editor for I Love You magazine and Freunde von Freunden, and will soon be o to new pastures. For SEEK Magazine she met with designer/artist Isa Griese to speak about unknown outcomes. — Instagram: @zsubidu DISCLOSED UNCERTAINTY

ZSUZSANNA TOTH

Born in Budapest and raised in Vienna, Zsuzsanna is a Berliner by heart. The trained fashion designer has worked as an editor for I Love You magazine and Freunde von Freunden, and will soon be o to new pastures. For SEEK Magazine she met with designer/artist Isa Griese to speak about unknown outcomes. — Instagram: @zsubidu

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NICOLAI HOWALT He graduated from Denmark’s prestigious photographic art school Fatamorgana and has become an internationally renowned artist whose work spans across documentary, conceptual, and installation art. Nicolai’s photo series Boxers offers a revealing glimpse into the tantalising seconds before and after a match. — nicolaihowalt.com BOXERS

NICOLAI HOWALT

He graduated from Denmark’s prestigious photographic art school Fatamorgana and has become an internationally renowned artist whose work spans across documentary, conceptual, and installation art. Nicolai’s photo series Boxers offers a revealing glimpse into the tantalising seconds before and after a match. — nicolaihowalt.com

BOXERS

RUBY GOSS Based in Berlin, the Melbourne-born editor and writer came to her own after dabbling in the worlds of art history and linguistics. The former editor at Freunde von Freunden is an interview pro and a wanderer at heart. For SEEK, Ruby went on a trip to Sissel Tolaas’ world of scents. — rubygoss.com BASIC INSTINCTS

RUBY GOSS

Based in Berlin, the Melbourne-born editor and writer came to her own after dabbling in the worlds of art history and linguistics. The former editor at Freunde von Freunden is an interview pro and a wanderer at heart. For SEEK, Ruby went on a trip to Sissel Tolaas’ world of scents. — rubygoss.com

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