Miami-born, New York-based artist Michele Oka Doner has just celebrated her 70th birthday. With an impressive oeuvre of sculptures spanning more than five decades, Michele has developed the ability to simultaneously look both inward and outward—to notice the details in the everyday and then be able to place them in the context of the world at large. Though she has written books, designed objects and crafted furniture, she is most known for transforming organic materials into sculptures that intertwine animal, This story is from Kinfolk Issue Eighteen Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 19 Going Incognito We all secretly wonder what mischief we’d make if invisible: When our identity is hidden, everything seems possible. Arts & Culture Issue 19 The Best Policy Sometimes we talk to each other without feeling heard. Honesty—a most intimate interaction—can be just as thrilling as its more devious inverse. Arts & Culture Issue 19 A Sense of Suspense With unhinged imaginations and mountains of cliff-hangers, the filmmakers behind the sci-fi podcast Limetown have all the makings of a scary story.