RHEA DILLON is wearing the Dakarta No.002. She is an artist living in London.
Where would you find your doppelgänger?
In the eye of language.
What is your favorite word in any language?
Language is a harness I hold dear. My friend Sjournee and I share new word definitions that we love with each other all the time so my latest new search was: proceleusmatic. You can look it up.
What did you have for breakfast?
Lemon, honey, ginger and turmeric tea - my winter ride or die.
What is your favorite candy?
Sweet and salty popcorn.
Who are your inspirations?
My grandma and her children.
What thoughts currently occupy you?
Ruminating on an unknown known: it's my birthday and I'm entering my Saturn return so the number 5 to represent the 5 years that it’s roughly due to last.
What do you collect?
Chairs and photographs I find in my path. (The chair I sit on in my studio I found at 4am after a Boiler Room night years ago - it’s perfect)
What is your favorite animal?
Any member of the cat family: cheetahs and snow leopards when I was younger.
What is still a mystery?
Why a woman's body can't get used to both the mental and physical pains of having a period even though it recurs every month! I’d like to learn asap.
What do you see outside your window?
Just the sky and the clouds.
What should we be reading?
I’m always reading books but right now I’m reflecting so if I had to tell someone what to read I’d say you should be reading your own words back again; find your old journals or notes and re see yourself.
How have you loved and lived? How is it the same, better or worse than now? How can you learn from you?
What is your favorite slogan?
"If you don't ask, you don't get" - an early lesson from my grandma.
What was your last download?
An essay by Pat Noxolo on Wilson Harris.
Who are your heroes or heroines in history?
Rhea, the mother of the gods (Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Hera, Demeter, and Hestia) and goddess of female fertility, motherhood, and generation.
Where is happiness found?
In my gut.
What is your favourite representation of simplicity?
What is your favourite representation of complexity?
What do you still wish to learn?
What makes a spade a spade?
What stands the test of time?
Codependence over coexistence.
Any last words?