Contributor: Sophie Rzepecky

Sophie Rzepecky is the editor of Assemble Papers. She is curious about how intangible systems and the worlds of urbanism, design, architecture and emerging technologies affect the everyday. Studying social design instilled in her the responsibility design has in the built and digital environment. Originally from Aotearoa, she has lived between Eindhoven, Rotterdam and Berlin for several years. She is also an avid weaver, and admires the work of Shelia Hicks and Ruth Asawa.


Artist Ruth Buchanan on living life collectively at R50

As Oscar Wilde wrote in his 1889 essay ‘The Decay of Lying’, “life imitates art far more than art imitates life”. When the boundaries are blurred between art and living, can alternative ways of life thrive? Our editor Sophie Rzepecky spoke to Ruth Buchanan, a Berlin-based artist originally from Aotearoa New Zealand, during the recent […]