Q&A: Adam Forrester


Are our lives controlled by fate or sexual urges? Sexual urges, hands down. What is the most un-eatable food? Mayonnaise. This is the most disgusting thing on the planet, possibly in the universe. You can no longer speak english, pick a new language. Spanish no question. It is such a tactile and sensual language. Maybe this goes back to the first question. You will never love again, what now?Fall into Science and solve an epidemic. If you had to align yourself with a leader in history, who would it be? Carl Sagan, What was the last crime you witnessed? A robbery at machete point.

Name something that you would be willing to shorten your life by ten years to receive right now. I really think that it takes about 10 years to do anything well. So I could trade 10 years of my life for an opportunity to direct a fully financed film complete with film crew and distribution. Having said that, so much would be lost by not failing for those 10 years. Make a prediction for the future. Ads will be broadcast as holograms people cannot avoid. At the same time a demographic of repressed people will gain access to something they were excluded from. Your favorite painter? Rothko. Would you still take photos if you could only take them in nightclubs? What a fantastic idea for a new series. On a scale of one to ten, how much do you trust your closest friends? A range of 8-10.

How would you dress if you were suddenly an elderly man? Three piece suit, complete with Monocle, pocket watch and derby. How would you survive in prison? pull ups and pushups. What is the next book you want to read? A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. Describe a cheap thrill. Impromptu rock climbing. Could you own a gun? I think all the guns in the world should be shot. Pick a field of science to be an expert within. Astronomy. Ultimate camera? Pentax 6×7. Most used camera? Canon 5D Mk II. Who is your favorite hero of fiction Sisyphus. Who are hero’s in real life? Nelson Mandela, Werner Herzog, Sofia Coppola, Gandhi.

Adam Forrester – From the series Yellowknife.