Category Archives: Interviews with Escapists

Interview #16: Angus, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, 41 years old

A friend of mine who is studying dentistry put me in touch with Angus. He is originally from Glasgow, Scotland, but has been in NZ since 1994. He gives me a great first impression and seems like a really happy, … Continue reading

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Interview #15: Nicola, Waitress, 27 years old

A woman I work with put me in touch with Nicola, she thought she would make a good subject for my exhibition, Interviews with Escapists. Nicola has an interesting background and probably not one that any of us would want. … Continue reading

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Stranger in the Sky Bridge – The conclusion

For those of you who have read the previous posts I have written about Mac you will know who and what I am talking about. For the past couple of months Mac has been sitting in the sky bridge between … Continue reading

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Interview #14: Rochelle, Artist, 31 years old

Today I am telling you a story about a woman called Rochelle. Rochelle has spent the last 3 years doing some soul-searching after leaving her (now ex) husband of 8 years. She was very reluctant to do this interview, but … Continue reading

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Interview #13: Gav, Musician, 60 years old

On Thursday I approached Gav, busking on the street with his electric guitar, shaggy hair, piercing blue eyes and missing teeth. I often see him busking on Queen Street; I can usually hear him from my apartment. Yesterday we met … Continue reading

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Seeking Participants…

If you have been reading my blog, you will know that I have interviewed some really interesting people so far. I am still on the look out for some more people to interview/participate in my project.  It’s a great opportunity … Continue reading

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Interviews with Escapists – Upcoming exhibition

Where: The Depot Artspace – Main Gallery, 28 Clarence Street, Devonport, Auckland When: Saturday 10th to Thursday 22nd July 2010 – Preview: Saturday 10th July 3pm to 4.30pm Admission: Free Who hasn’t at various times in their life wanted to escape? But from … Continue reading

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Pernod Ricard New Zealand

I am pleased to announce that Pernod Ricard New Zealand will be sponsoring the wine for my exhibition – Interviews with Escapists – in July. “Pernod Ricard New Zealand is one of New Zealand’s premier wine and spirits companies. We represent a … Continue reading

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Interview #12: Ling Ling, Drag Artist, 38 Years old

“Ling Ling – Bling Bling,” a name in itself that brings instant mental images. The first time I met Ling Ling was when she was dressed in full Drag. Short turquoise Dress, Dynasty hair, heavy make-up, diamonds around her neck, wrists, ears, hair … Continue reading

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Interview #11: Sophia, Manager, 36 years old

I read an article in the Her Magazine a couple of weeks ago. I was quite taken by the story and intrigued by Sophia, so I decided to make contact with her and ask if she would be interested in … Continue reading

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