June 17, 2015

J u n e J o o n J a x x | Q&A with EDGAR ORLAINETA

Hang them all, 2014 (Detail)

Fuente, 2013
Lines of the incandescent, 2014 (Detail)
Mujer Dormida, 2009-2014 
Psychotropic Teleology, 2010 

Edgar Orlaineta - Artist

Where do you live
Mexico City

Favorite Website

3 most played songs on your iPod
Brittle Heaven by Adrien Borland & the Citizens, 
Sounds like a Melody by Alphaville 
Nnnaaammm by Einstürzende Neubauten.

What's on your desk
A computer, a hard drive, several books:  Catalogue from the exhibition "The production Line of Happiness" by Christopher Williams, "Wendingen 1918-1932- A journal for the Arts by Marijn F. Le Coultre, "Homo Ludens-A study of play element in Culture" by Johan Huizinga, "Gauguin-Tahiti" by Henri Perruchot, catalogue from the exhibition " Il Design Italiano oltre le crisis" edited by Triennale Design Museum, Milano, "The expanding Universe" by Sir Arthur Eddington, "The Golden Book of Rolleiflex" published by Walther Heering,  "Elementos de la teoría de las armaduras-dibujo textil" by José A. Gilli and last the catalogue from the exhibition "La Historia, ella misma y yo" by Edgar Orlaineta at Museo del Chopo, Mexico City, a camera, a stone, lots of papers, a pencil and Speadball pens.

In-flight gadget

Favorite Museum
Noguchi Museum, Long Island City, N.Y.

Can't live without

Favorite Book
The Unlimited Dream Company by J.G. Ballard

Magazine you always buy

Can't travel without
 Nothing is indispensable, just passport and visa

Favorite Artist
 Lots. Isamu Noguchi, Alexander Calder, Whistler and Gauguin, to name a few

Someone you admire
My son Mateo and my daughter Paula

Perfect Sunday
Food, drinks and friends

Dream Concert
The Cure

Favorite place in the world
Rivers where you can swim


Favorite Blog

Favorite Drink
Bourbon on the rocks

Most precious object
I lost it long time ago

Store you could spend hours in
Old book stores

Favorite Record
Spirit of Eden by Talk Talk

Biggest Accomplishment
My children

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