The Makers Dozen - Brian Lobel, FK Alexander & Season Butler

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).

FK: Smoking.

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......

FK: Healing.

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.

FK: Slavas Snow Show.

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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