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Tape Over is a one-of-a-kind artistic duo. Together with a handful of other artists, they are pioneers in their art category: tape art. Limitless creativity and impeccable execution turn surfaces, objects, and even human skin into canvasses for uncountable strips and lines of tape.

Lamia and Robert impress us with their complementary artistic skills and their open-hearted nature. Please meet Tape Over!

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Lamia und Robert © Tape Over

What is you name?
Lamia: LaMia.
Robert: ROB.

What name you have always wanted to have?
Lamia: Never wished to have another name.
Robert: tētēkura (maori language, means brave warrior, chief).

Where are you based?
Lamia: Berlin.
Robert: Berlin.

What we should know about your art?
Lamia: It´s my passion to create & experiment with tape. This art form is
developing and becomes quite popular.
Robert: Tape art…sticks in your mind! It feels like haptic drawing.

What should no one ever know about you?
Lamia: I don´t have secrets, because I love to talk about everything.
Robert: I used tons of hair spray when I was 13.

Which super powers would you like to have?
Lamia: Instant travelling…which means beaming.
Robert: 2 more hands and speaking all languages including animal language.

Which super powers do you have?
Lamia: I´m a free spirit.
Robert: I really don´t know, because I never had to use them.

What is your favorite swear word?
Lamia: F*ck.
Robert: That´s none of your damn business.

What means freedom to you?
Lamia: To live my life…like I do.
Robert: Being who I am.

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What are you scared of?
Lamia: I´m scared of the way people destroy our planet.
Robert: Humans.

If we’d come over for dinner, what would you cook?
Lamia: I love to cook! For me, it´s another way of expressing my creativity. And
I would cook you an organic meal with a lot of vegetables.
Robert: A really nice Gin Tonic.

What’s the biggest problem of your generation?
Lamia: Loosing our connection to nature.
Robert: Fucking it all up.

What is the nicest thing someone has said to you?
Lamia: You are a born artist.
Robert: You are a good listener.

If you could be someone else who would it be?
Lamia: A fish or a bird.
Robert: A child, again.

What’s the background image on your phone?
Lamia: A pic of a street in Berlin Kreuzberg.
Robert: A surf spot in Sri Lanka called “Lazy Left”.

Who do you call most often?
Lamia: My copartner & artistic counterpart ROB.
Robert: My artistic partner in crime LaMia.