A) nome / name: Klara Persson
B) nazionalità / where are you from?: Sweden.
C) età / how old are you?: 27 (I've been longing for this age!).
D) area d'azione (disegno, pittura, fotografia, animazione, ...) / your sphere of interests: I work with graphic design, books, concepts and illustration, but my sphere of interests is much wider!
E) studi / studies: I'm currently studying at the Masters Programme in Design at HDK – School of Design and Crafts, in Gothenburg.
F) qualcos'altro dal tuo curriculum / could you please tell us a little bit about what do you do/have you done?: I draw, I put things together, I try to be serious and not serious at the same time, I try to be observant and to collect things that pass by. At the moment I'm making diary images and working on a children's book called Molly & Sus.
G) 3 maestri / 3 masters: Joanna Hellgren, Eva Lindström, Tove Jansson.
H) 1 città d'ispirazione / 1 inspiring city: Gothenburg.
I) dove il prossimo viaggio? / a place you'd love to visit soon: Right now I want to stay more than I want to go.
J) 1 museo speciale / 1 special museum: Fotografiska (a museum of photography in Stockholm).
K) 1 link da consigliare / 1 recommended web-site: http://www.marikajo.com/
L) gusto di gelato favorito / favorite ice cream flavour: Raspberry, or chocolate, or hazelnut or...
M) un negozio che approvi / a shop you love: I can't decide on one so I say three bookshops! Bokskåpet, Hallongrottan and Papercut.
N) 2 oggetti che ti piacciono / 2 objects you like: My scanner and my cat-sweater.
O) la tua colazione ideale / your ideal breakfast: Coffee and bread, toasted almonds, a glass of smoothie with a straw in it.
P) un bel posto nelle tue vicinanze / somewhere nice to go in your neighbourhood: Skansen kronan! To watch all the red rooftops from the hill.
Q) cosa stai leggendo ultimamente? / last books you have read: Invitation to the Bold of Heart, by Dorothee Elmiger.
R) Cosa ti ispira attualmente? / what are a few things inspiring you at the moment?: Ordinary days and extraordinary friends, the sun on the walls in my apartment in the afternoons, eating popcorn and watching TV, birthday celebrations, comics by Klara Wiksten.
S) Qual è la principale difficoltà per un 'giovane creativo' oggi? / which is the main difficulty for a young creative today?: Finding the places, situations and collaborations that you want, and getting there? Money? Courage?
T) dimensione collettiva nell'arte e nella creatività: si, no, come? / what do you think about the collective dimension of art and creativity?: The last project I was a part of was actually a publication on the theme collectivity and sharing. It interests me and I believe that a lot of good things could come out of those things.
U) cosa stai cercando? / what are you looking for?: Haha, well... kind people that care, new glasses, illustration jobs, funny proportions, places to feel comfortable in, places where things can happen.
V) di che cosa non vedi l'ora? / what are you looking forward?: Having lunch with my dad and my brother tomorrow, sitting by my light table and work during the day, perhaps go out dancing in the evening.
W) progetti per il futuro (esagera!) / projects for the future (exaggerate!): The future is so far away, but I know it has something do with books. And maybe the future also has something to do with having a leopard-patterned cushion on my desk chair. (I used to live next to a beautiful studio with big windows where somebody had a cushion like that, and since then I've wanted one... I guess that what I really want is that whole studio office. But the cushion would do to start with).
X) cosa ti piacerebbe studiare da vecchio? / what do you like to study when you'll be old?: Maybe I'll have an electric piano with headphones when I get old, so I finally could learn, and without bothering the surroundings with playing the same song over and over again.
Y) un buon proposito per la stagione 2012 / a good purpose for the 2012 season: 2012, I want to find a interesting place to have an internship and a dream would be to start working more with editorial illustration.
Z) la parola "fludd" cosa ti fa venire in mente? / what the word "fludd" suggests you?: The word "fludd" makes me think of the swedish word ludd. That is fluff. I think about cotton candy, fog, soft white materials.
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