Collagism Interview

Collagism Portrait

Forty Nine Questions and Art Ain’t One

  1. Favourite Colour? Rainbow
  2. When you were growing up what did you want to be? It was never a case of wanting – Born an artist, die and artist… til death we do art
  3. Name the Place you’d most like to live in? Portofino Italy
  4. Seaside or Countryside  Seaside
  5. You’re hosting a dinner party what’s your signature dish? Surrealist Party Games
  6. Dogs or Cats? Cats
  7. What was your nickname at school?  HAB
  8. Most influential person in your life?  Myself
  9. If you could go back in time to which period would you go to?  NYC Exploding Plastic Inevitable series of events organisized by Andy Warhol with performances by The Velvet Underground. 
  10. Name an Instagram account you follow.  @decorhardcore
  11. Favourite Museum or Gallery  V&A
  12. If money was no object, what luxury item would you buy yourself?  Porsche 911
  13. First single/album you bought.  Pleasure & Pain The Divinyls
  14. Person you’d love to meet?  Genesis P.Orridige
  15. Describe your ultimate romantic date.  Surprise me!
  16. You are happiest when… Making art, hanging out with people I love in the sunshine, drinking a coffee, doing Kundalini Yoga
  17. What makes you sad? Narrowmindedness
  18. If you could change one thing about the world. Imagine Peace
  19. Whats the first thing on your bucket list?  Rome
  20. Favorite Restaurant?  All of Ottolenghi’s restaurants
  21. Book shop or Record Shop?  Digital downloads
  22. Name your favourite book? Perfume Patrick Suskind
  23. Pet Hate anyone or thing that believes in ‘Age appropriateness’ 
  24. Prize Possession My open heart
  25. How many tattoos/piercings do you have? None
  26. Gym or Jim Bean?  Gym
  27. What colour are your eyes?  Green speckled
  28. Junk Food which is your dirty secret? Fried chicken, the Korean type is my favourite 
  29. What’s your poison?  Coffee
  30. Describe your morning routine. Coffee, Kundalini Yoga, get to work
  31. Where do you call home? Where ever I am standing
  32. What makes you laugh? Banal things in life
  33. What perfume/aftershave do you use? Narciso Rodgrigeuz for Her
  34. Whats you favourite season and why?  Summer, it feels so good to be ALIVE.
  35. Describe the wildest night out you’ve ever had. When I was in an audio visual duo we played 3 shows across a New Year in 3 different states, performing to thousands of people, planes, cabs, fireworks, VIP electronic music mayhem – it wasn’t a night, it was 5 days no sleep !!!
  36. What opportunity have you turned down? That 9-5 jive
  37. Have you ever been arrested?  No of course not.
  38. Favorite Quote?  Shit happens when you party naked
  39. First Gig?  Eurythmics
  40. Biggest Regret?  je ne regrette rien
  41. Describe something that you are proud of My art career
  42. Describe yourself in 3 words.  A Free Spirit
  43. Favourite film.  Weekend at Bernies, La Grande Bouffe, Tampopo, Suspiria, Melinda & Melinda
  44. How many pairs of shoes do you own?  Usually one or two that I wear daily and 50 pairs stored around the globe that are very glamorous and impractical 
  45. Describe a favourite walk  into the open arms of a loved one I haven’t seen for a long while
  46. Tell us whats in your bag/pockets  Lipstick, Wallet, cut out buts of collage that have somehow ended up at the bottom of my bag
  47. Who was the last person you called?  Shuby, talking about art – we currently have an exhibition together at Maison Bertaux in Soho & having a giggle
  48. Whats the tune/band that you are listening to the most? Miss You, Rolling Stones
  49. Whats your cure for a hangover?  Bed peace, John & Yoko style