Q&A: Harry culy

28.10.13

Make a prediction for the future. Attention spans will shorten. Your favorite painter? I really like Utagawa Kuniyoshi but he did wood block japanese prints. Invent a swear-word. Basterbus. You will never love again, what now? I always wanted to go to sea for a while, maybe do a project onboard a cruise ship. learn the piano? Name any band from history that you would like to join. Destiny’s Child. What is the worst mode of transportation? Push scooter. Are you aware of any conspiracies? Way too many- i try not to even think about em anymore. Which colour is the saddest and which is the most confident? Pink is pretty confident, and theres a certain shade of blue that gets me down. If you had to align yourself with a leader in history, who would it be? Nelson Mandela. Where do you think the most dangerous place on Earth is? Hmmm- i haven’t really been anywhere dangerous but i hear parts of mexico are a bit dicey. In a movie about your life which actor would play you? Harry Dean Stanton.

What should be the next animal to be domesticated? The sloth. If your face was on the front of a restaurant what would be served inside? I guess it would have to be Harry’s pancake diner by day, and Harry’s bar by night- it would only serve 2 kinds of drinks, I think we need less choice in modern life. Are pets actually prisoners? My cat Hank has a cat door he comes and goes as he pleases. Create the name for a virus that will decimate the population. Hmmmm… virtual swine flu. On a scale of one to ten, how much do you trust your closest friends? 7 or 8. Ultimate camera Probably some kind of large format camera, which i know nothing about. Most used camera? Probably an Iphone honestly, but otherwise a Mamiya 7 which i got earlier in the year. but anything is fine, a cameras just really an aid to have some kind of adventure. What makes bad art bad? Not caring enough, not enough patience. What is sexy to you Pocahontas. Do you believe in world peace? Not in my lifetime. What was the last crime you witnessed? Tax evasion.

Pick an historic moment from the last hundred years to bring a camera to. Exploring mars with those rover robots would be pretty amazing, something in space anyway. Who would you never work for, no matter how much they offered to pay? Beggars cant be choosers Is hesitation a kind of weakness? It could be a weakness or a strength depending on the situation. Could you own a gun? Only if were some kind of apocalypse situation. What relationship advice do you have for us? Patience. Approximately, how many cigarettes will it take to get cancer? I’m not sure, I hope I haven’t reached that point yet, its on my list for the summer to quit though! Pick a field of science to be an expert within. Marine biologist. Which living person do you most admire? My grandmother. Who is your favorite hero of fiction? Ignatius j. Reilly – from A Confederacy of Dunces, or George Costanza from Seinfeld. Last words before death? Something about gratitude or love hopefully.

Harry Culy – From the ongoing series Prospect