Double Being is the artist duo of Marisa Papen and Michael Chichi. We are rebels with a heart, touching upon social taboos to provoke contemplation & liberation. Our work explores interbeing, naturalism, universal sovereignty, sustainability, body freedom & peace.

Double Being

Marisa Papen
artist, activist & naturalist

Marisa became internationally known for her evocative work involving religion, body freedom & censorship. Though her artivism Marisa has been pushing boundaries, as much as societyʼs as her own. She challenges beliefs and raises questions by immersing her body in the most controversial environments or natural wonders upon earth. She calls her skin her superhero suit and sees our soft spot for beauty as a tool to unveil the raw simplicity hidden beneath cultural complexity.


Michael Chichi
artist, designer, photographer & musician 

As creative director for over 20 years, Michael has worked at the intersection of design, branding & new media with brands such as Apple, RedBull, Virgin, Pixar and Denstu. Also a handful of imaginative & forward looking startups — Art + Culture, Uxibit and Anatha. 
He looks to create artistic and emotional beauty, to combine seemingly unrelated ideas into something new, and to stretch beyond the ordinary in pursuit of purpose and meaning.

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