Bedfellows is an interview project that investigates the intimate dynamics unique to artistic couples, collaborative teams and friends. Pairs act as both interviewer and interviewee, asking and answering questions that explore topics concerning their daily lives, inspirations, as well as artistic practices.
INTERVIEW # 2, Audrey Hasen Russell + Jon Taylor
(Audrey) I like to think of you having a spirit animal guide that has been processed for consumption…… So a ‘spirit food’… It reveals itself in many forms, directly and indirectly. How is the Burger speaking to you these days? and do you think being able to recognize it makes you ‘lucky’? xo
(Jon) I always felt that my spirit animal was the Coyote, and his role as the ‘trickster’. My Coyote burger has felt a bit dormant these days to be honest. Sometimes it’s harder than others to see the humor because the best kind of humor is always a little tragic, and the line between amusing
and just plain sad can be a blurry one. But the Coyote isn’t always benevolent, he’s there to help you see the truth, to take in a new perspective. And as to whether or not I feel lucky…. I think it’s good to have a mascot of sorts, to be aware of what you identify with... -----------> READ MORE!
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Jon Taylor: Head Acres
Audrey Russell: Gold Slaw
Jon Taylor: Dockers
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