veckans narcissism

33 QUESTIONS, 33 ANSWERS

WHAT 3 FAMOUS PEOPLE, LIVING OR DEAD, WOULD YOU WANT AT YOUR FANTASY DINNER PARTY?
Freddie Mercury, some cool famous female pirate form the 1800’s, and Edward Scissorhands! Edward would chop up our food for us, Freddie would create an exciting tension in the air just by being himself, and the female pirate would tell amazing tales from her adventures!

WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE BOOK?
The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy

WHAT’S THE MOST COURAGEOUS THING YOU’VE EVER DONE?
Reporting a rapist to the police!

WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE ICE CREAM FLAVOUR?
Strawberry and lichi!

WHAT ARE YOUR 3 FAVOURITE MOVIES?
Yellow Submarine (1968), Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004) and Ett Fel Närmare Rätt av Den Svenska Björnstammen(2012) which you can watch for free on youtube here

WHAT’S THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE YOU’VE EVER BEEN?
Dals Långed. The water in the lake is always still and quiet so it looks like a perfect mirror, echoing the stunning picture of the woods and the sky. I absolutely love it.

WHAT ACCOMPLISHMENTS ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
Surviving things! But also that I managed to create more than 700 portraits in less than a month and still had fun

WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE LIKE FOR A DAY?
Sven Nordqvist or Lasse Åberg! Imagine having all those amazing contracts saying you can illustrate whatever the fuck you want, recording children’s programme on tv, building a museum for yourself and your art, making your illustrations into 3D objects (a house, scale 1:1) with mucklor and everything at Gröna Lund… fan vad fett!

IF YOU COULD ASK YOUR PET 3 QUESTIONS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE?
Well I don’t have any pets, except for silverfish, but I’d like to ask all the indoor cats “Do you miss the outdoors or do you prefer to stay inside?”.
Or now that I think about it, I AM actually a godmother of my friend’s pet dog- Tesla- And I’d like to ask her these two questions:
1. Is there anything I can do to make your life better?
2. Gimme the paw?!

WHEN YOU HAVE A BAD DAY, WHAT DO YOU DO TO MAKE YOURSELF FEEL BETTER?
I go to some nice little vintage boutique for inspiration, watch the music videos of my favourite artists or call someone who has a dog I can pet ’til it feels better.

WHAT IS THE SCARIEST MOVIE YOU’VE EVER SEEN?
Eden Lake. Holy fucknut shit alltså.

WHO’S YOUR CELEBRITY CRUSH?
Claire Boucher (or, well, her art alter ego GRIMES)

IF YOU COULD TRAVEL ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD IT BE?
I have been watching a lot of Friends lately, so I have to say New York!

IF YOU COULD SHOP FOR FREE AT ONE STORE, WHICH WOULD YOU CHOOSE?
Any Alexander McQueen store!

AS A CHILD, WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GREW UP?
An artist! (ända sen jag var en liten elvisp)

WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE DAY OF THE WEEK?
Saturday!

WHAT’S THE FOOD YOU COULD NEVER BRING YOURSELF TO EAT?
Meat.

WHAT’S YOUR PEEVE?
Putting dirty dishes in the dishmachine… Yeah I know I’m a lazy fuck.

IF YOU COULD TIME TRAVEL, WHERE WOULD YOU GO?
A couple of hundred years into the future so I could ask what was the most effective way to stop climate change and make more people change their lifestyles according to it.
(I assume I get to travel back to my time to tell these things)

IF YOU COULD EAT ONLY 3 FOODS FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE, WHAT WOULD THEY BE?
1. Pasta with ruccola, tomatoes and mozzarella
2. Vegetarian Gulasch
3. Vegan Salad with Grilled Vegetables and Roasted Nuts

IF YOU COULD BE A CARTOON CHARACTER FOR A WEEK, WHO WOULD IT BE?
I have been told I have some similarities with Princess BubbleGum from Adventure Time, so I pick her! She is so great. Wise, fair and strong!

WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE CHILDHOOD BOOK?
Oh there are so many! But I guess I’ll choose Sven Nordqvist’s Agaton Öman Och Alfabetet.

DO YOU FEEL LIKE A LEADER OR A FOLLOWER?
A leader if you follow me

IF YOU COULD BE AN OLYMPIC ATHLETE, IN WHAT SPORT WOULD YOU COMPETE?
High jump! Just imagine how cool it would be to be able to jump really REALLY high! You could be hanging out with your friends going to some party and they’d be like “Yo can you jump up THERE? *pointing* and you’d be like “…. yea man”

IF YOU COULD CHOSE YOUR OWN NICKNAME, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Camille!

DO YOU EVER TALK TO YOURSELF? WHEN AND WHAT DO YOU SAY?
Oh, all the time! Little things like “Oh well that went smoothly” when things go very much NOT smoothly for example… or just kinda discussing with myself what to do if there’s a problem or important choice to be made. The more stressed I am, the more I talk to myself outloud haha!

WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE SMELL IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD?
Oh, the smell of lily of the valley or lilacs! My favourite flowers.
Either that, or the smell you smell when you put your nose on the head (on top of, between the ears) of a fluffy animal, like a guinea pig or a dog (prefferably Tesla!)! Gosh I LOVE that smell.

WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE GREATEST INVENTION OF ALL TIME?
Jokes! Imagine how boring this place (the Earth) would be without them!? I wonder what the first joke was…

WHAT IS THE SOUND YOU LOVE THE MOST?
The sound of pasta in boiling water… Mmmmm… I can actually tell from the sound which kind of pasta it is! Yeah, that’s a weird thing I can do, hehe.

WHAT TRAIT DO YOU LIKE THE MOST ABOUT YOURSELF?
Sometimes I appreciate how good I am at drawing lifelike quickly when I do it regularly (drawing photorealistically is like exercise, you need to keep doing it often if you want to draw correctly- fast). I don’t really post the best ones here, and I know that’s bad, but there will be updates soon… Anywho, croqui is like therapy for me because I have to be present in the moment.

WHAT IS THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’VE RECEIVED?
“Du ska ju göra det för att det är KUL. Inte för att stressa ihjäl dig, eller för att du måste. HA KUL!”

IF YOU WERE GUARANTEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN A DIFFERENT PROFESSION (THAN DESIGNER/ILLUSTRATOR), WHAT WOULD YOU WANT TO DO?
Work as a free artist.