Q&A: Levi Mandel

07.11.12

If You Had To Align Yourself With A Leader In History, Who Would It Be? I’ve yet to accomplish anything that great. Pick A Field Of Science To Be An Expert Within. Time-travel. What Is Your Idea Of Perfect Happiness? Making money doing what one would do for free. What Is Your Greatest Fear? Spiders. Which Living Person Do You Most Admire? Hmph. Which Living Person Do You Most Despise? I have no enemies at the moment. Are Pets Actually Prisoners? No. Animals kept in zoos are. What Was The Last Crime You Witnessed? Shoplifting. What Is The Next Book You Want To Read? The Box Man, by Kobo Abe. On A Scale Of One To Ten, How Much Do You Trust Your Closest Friends? 10. Who Would You Never Work For, No Matter How Much They Offered To Pay? Racist or hate-motivated organizations.

Describe A Cheap Thrill. Sex in a public place. What part of the planet would you like to explore? Below sea-level. Who Would You Most Like To See Embarrass Themselves? Mitt Romney (Although I believe that has already been accomplished). Is There Something Wrong With Kids Today, And If So, What? No. Pick An Historic Moment From The Last Hundred Years To Bring A Camera To. Celebrity or historical suicides. Which Talent Would You Most Like To Have? Multi-lingual. Would You Prefer To Have Children Or The Nobel Prize? Nobel Prize. Is Hesitation A Kind Of Weakness? No. Name an artist that is overrated. Hirst. What will baffle future generations about our day and age? Some of us still practice film photography. What is your plan for the next 24 hours? Editing a video I made about my apartment. Summer Or Winter? Fall. Ultimate Camera? The camera is irrelevant. Most Used Camera? Contax T2 or iPhone 4. What Object Do You Want? Nothing. What Object Do You Need? Money. Last words before death? There are two rules for success: 1. Never reveal everything you know.

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