From the beginning, P.A.M. has always been open-minded and sensitive to talents they feel are outstanding. They also value “learning,” “sharing,” and “understanding each other”. This is precisely why I asked them to make the cover for the issue at that time. Even now, this attitude of P.A.M.’s is completely unshaken, and their attractive force has not changed, rather it has become even stronger.
Last spring, at a time when everyone was uncertain and irritable and the world was in discontent, from what I heard, Misha and Shauna themselves had to leave their home during lockdown in Paris to suddenly move back to Melbourne. In those circumstances, the simple and direct concept filled with love to share positive messages came to them, and their immediate action once again made me keenly aware of the pure strength of the duo. After I had finished the interviews I was convinced that this could only have been brought into existence due to P.A.M. having long-standing, straightforward and honest connections with their community.
In these unprecedented times during the pandemic, I think that it was quite significant that we were able to interview these nine artists. Exceptional thoughts were imbued to their answers as well as the questions about topics that would be unheard of in normal times, and I felt that there were words that could only have been born in these times. The words in interviews always feel to me like a living creature drawn up from the springs of the speakers thoughts, minds, and experiences. I would be overjoyed if their words spoken here could be read as a vibrant living creature that reaches your heart and provides some inspiration.
Finally, to Misha and Shauna of P.A.M. and the artists who took time out of their busy schedules for the interviews, and to everyone who supported us, I express my gratitude to you from the bottom of my heart. Thank you so much and I wish you all the best.
The Dawn of a New Age via Positive Messages
Editor in Chief, Interview and Text:
Nahoko Mori @nahoko.mori_editor
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