ERIC MACK is wearing the Gio No. 011. He is an artist living in New York City.
What do you collect?
Fabrics. Pictures of dresses, Jewelry painted with enamel and general info.
Where is happiness found?
At a skating rink In Baltimore. Ages 25 and up only on the rink.
What do you find humorous?
Def Comedy Jam.
What is the best cult classic?
Theresa Randle in Spike Lee's Girl 6.
What is good design?
Good design should work like a good haircut.
What is the first thing you do in the morning?
Figure out if I make my own coffee or go out to get coffee. This really starts the day.
Can you share some daily habits or rituals?
I don’t have many, I like variations.
What should we be reading?
I've been invested in learning to read my Natal Chart. I'm fascinated by interactions of planets and houses as interpretations of past, present and future.
What stands the test of time?
Do you have a soundtrack to your life?
Probably "Wanderland" by Kelis, I don't think it was released in the US. The song for me has always been "Young Fresh and New".
What is a rule that should always be broken?
“Never color outside the lines”.
What is dear to your heart?
My sister’s designs and my mom’s creativity.
What is most difficult to find in contemporary culture?
What do you find most exciting in contemporary culture?
New forms of hybridity.
What is your favorite animal?
What is still a mystery?
What is your favourite representation of simplicity?
A pleat in fabric.
What is your favourite representation of complexity?
A layered outfit. Like a 90’s Galliano look from his Dior days.
What do you see outside your window?
Branches from a Harlem peach tree.
What is a distraction?
What should we listen to?
“The Journey Through the Secret Life of Plants” by Stevie Wonder.
What does progression mean to you?
Change without motivations of fear.
What was your last download?
"Nope" the movie
Here Is My Love by Sylvester
What is your favorite mistake?
Leaving my candles burning overnight.