Dutch newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad, our equivalent of the Financial Times, asked Michiel to share a ‘burning issue’ with them. In this article, published on 10 November 2012 and inspired by a whole range of writers and artists, he reflects on the omnipresence and potential of ‘creative destruction’ in coping with the problems we face.
Find the complete text (in Dutch) below. And find the same spirit of ‘creative destruction’ in the writings and works of people like Joseph Schumpeter, Gordon Matta-Clark, Félix González-Torres, Jean Tinguely, Susan Sontag, Arata Isozaki, Christian Marclay, Rotor, Arcangelo Sassolino, Cyprien Gaillard, Lara Almarcegui and many others. And read more about the Ise Shrine in Japan (with thanks to Jarrik Ouburg for telling us about this wonderful place).