PEOPLE: MICHIEL KEUPER
Name: Michiel Keuper
Occupation/Business/Creative Outlet: Visual composer
Starsign: Leo sun, Libra rising, Sagittarius moon
Favourite Number: 9,11,13
First thing you did this morning? Take off my sleeping mask.
What does 'wellness' mean to you? Waking up in my own time without an alarm.
Products found in your shower/by your bath? Argan oil mixed with lavender, rosewood, grapefruit, sandalwood, patchouli / floss/ Ayurvedic silver tongue scraper/ sinus douche
Three things that can always be found in your kitchen cupboard? English breakfast tea/ milk/ sugar
Favourite kitchen utensil? My vintage, one-cup, teapot with orange Ikat pattern and golden rim, from Uzbekistan.
Favourite Travel destination? Friends.
Currently reading? I’m an avid book zapper, I read many books simultaneously. A random selection of books currently on my bedside table, in no specific order: The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson/ I Love Dick by Chris Kraus/ Return to Reims by Didier Eribon/ James Lees-Milne - Diaries 1942-1954/ Secret Historian, the Life and Times of Samuel Steward, professor, tattoo artist and sexual renegade by Justin Spring/ Torpor by Chris Kraus/ The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollinghurst/ Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg/ Continual Lessons, The Journals of Glenway Wescott/ Fairfield Porter, A Life in Art by Justin Spring/ Free Play, Improvisation in Life and Art by Stephen Nachmanovitch/ In Youth is Pleasure by Denton Welch
Currently browsing (.com)? Ecosia.org - The search Engine that plants trees with every search.
Favourite breakfast food? German bread rolls with Dutch cheese.
Three items in your wallet / bag? Moleskin A6 Notebook/ my oxblood-colored KawecoSport fountain pen/ DSLR camera
An album/mix that calms your nervous system? ABRA - Roses/ C Duncan - Architect/ Anything Joni Mitchell/ Anything Donny Hathaway/
An album/mix that hypes you up? My new-music playlist, based on Pitchfork reviews of the latest rap, hiphop, r&b, pop. Currently: Koran Streets - Late 20s/ Christians Catch Hell - Gospel Roots 1976-79/ Bun B - Return of the Thrill/ SOB X RBE - Gangin/ Robyn - Honey/ Father - Awful Swim/ Petit Noir - Maison Noir/ Troye Sivan - Bloom/ Teyana Taylor - K.T.S.E./ Kemaya - A Good Night in the Ghetto/ Roy Woods - Say Less
Most commonly used apps on your phone? Photo app/ IG/ timer
Favourite form of movement/exercise? Running
One thing you'd like to incorporate into your day/week that you're currently yet to? Meditation practice.
Nighttime rituals? Bedtime reading.
I feel most creatively fulfilled when... 1+1 becomes 3, when the sum is greater than its parts.
I'm currently working on... My website (finally!) www.michielkeuper.com, to be launched in the coming months.
This time last year, I wish I knew... I’d get by :)
I'm grateful for... opportunities to do what I love, with the people I love.