DUNCAN HANNAH is wearing the Gio no.002. He is an artist and writer living in Connecticut and Brooklyn.
Do you have a soundtrack to your life?
The hits of the British Invasion.
What is good design?
Classic Penguin paperbacks.
What is the first thing you do in the morning?
What is the last thing you do at night?
Put in my bookmark, turn off the lamp, and say goodnight to Tarzan (my cat).
What does your house smell like?
Oil paint and coffee.
What does your house sound like?
Who are your ideal guests?
What should we be reading?
Cakes & Ale, by Somerset Maugham and Twentieth Century Boy: Journals from the Seventies" by Duncan Hannah (Vintage, 2019)
What do you collect?
Old enameled signs, 60s & 70s European film posters, autographed photos of obscure movie stars, drawings of the female nude, small paintings by my contemporaries, books, DVDs, CDs, newsboy caps, wooden ocean liners.
The best arthouse film(s)?
The Conformist, Trans Europ Express, Breathless, Babylon Berlin.
What takes you to cloud 9?
A good day's painting.
Where would you find your doppelgänger?
What is a representation of simplicity?
Lakes, rivers and oceans.
What is dear to your heart?
“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”.
What thoughts currently occupy you?
Gratitude for my good fortune.
What is your favorite animal?
What do you still wish to learn?
What is still a mystery?
Life and Death.
Where is happiness found?
In the moment.
What is your favorite slogan?
“Only connect”, E.M. Forster.
What is modern?
The paintings of Richard Diebenkorn.
What is a distraction?
What should we listen to?
Any last words?