To help you get to know our glorious guest artists Brian Lobel, FK Alexander & Season Butler a little better, we asked them each to answer our (extremely high brow!) twelve quick-fire questions:
Describe your work in 3 words
Season: Text and not-text.
Brian: Carrie, Samantha, Miranda (sorry Charlotte).
FK: Loud, strobes, pink
What does your typical day look like?
Season: A calm, orderly start, followed by constantly wondering where the time went, culminating in an hour or so of self-medicating with Bob's Burgers.
Brian: NYTimes Crossword, Coffee, Work, Dinner, Archive Crossword, Bed.
FK: A cat's but with more admin and phone calls.
Who would play you in the film of your life?
Season: It would be a good role for a woman of colour, so probably Scarlett Johansson.
Brian: Linguini, the boy from the movie Ratatouille. He's my cartoon doppelganger.
FK: Hello Kitty.
What’s the worst job you’ve ever had?
Season: Tequila Slammer 'Girl'
Brian: Weeding a Cactus Garden.
FK: Bartending a heavy metal pub.
What is your biggest regret?
Season: Resisting compulsory state education rather than stealing from it.
Brian: Je ne regrette rien. But i do regret not learning French (or other languages).
What are some of your favourite things?
Season: Fizzy water, fantastic wallpaper, a good night's sleep.
Brian: Whatever Oprah recommends.
FK: Cats, medication, make up, tv, cleaning.
Who has had the biggest influence on you?
Season: Toni Morrison
Brian: Annabelle Bronstein
FK: Judy Garland
What would your superpower be?
Season: Super-fast reading speed with total comprehension (this is the one I would choose, not one I currently possess).
Brian: Being able to finish a singular thoug......
What inspires you?
Season: The Underground Railroad. Such an incredible feat of courage, imagination, organisation and commitment.
Brian: People who give a shit.
FK: Higher powers.
What’s the best piece of theatre you’ve ever seen?
Season: At the moment, Jess Thom's Not I.
Brian: Fiddler on the Roof, with my whole family, when I was about 8 or 9 years old.
What was the last gift you gave someone?
Season: A copy of Rabbit, a heartbreaking collection of poems by Sophie Robinson.
Brian: Mud masks. I almost exclusively give people mud masks.
FK: Took my best pal to see Young Fathers.
Without giving any spoilers, what can people expect from your Curious Parcel?
Season: Something intimate, reflective and totally personal.
Brian: Love, Comfort, TV
FK: Quality time
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