Photo by JoséMa Orsini

Caracas, Venezuela

September 8, 2014
1

In your city, how can we tell that we are in the year 2014?

By the level of devaluation of the local currency…

2

What in your city reminds you of the past?

The neon lights

3

Which building or intersection in the city would make us think that we are in the future?

There are none…

4

Where in your city would be the best place to lose track of time, freeze time, or gain time?

In my studio in Chacao…

5

What song or local band would you recommend for an everyday playlist?

I’m not familiar with the local bands…

6

Which museum or cultural space is generally omitted from a typical cultural excursion, but is definitely worth visiting?

These days, the museums are cultural spaces obliged to the State with a complete lack of awareness; they are political tools…

7

In which bookstore can you find new or second-hand publications on art history, exhibiton catalogs, or artist monographs?

Bookstores on Av. Fuerzas Armadas and the Gran Pulpería de Libros Venezolanos

8

What would be an autochthonous dish, and where would one be a taster?

In the twenty-first century, nothing is autochthonous and even less so is the food.

9

Where can you find the best coffee (or tea)?

In some bakeries throughout the city and in my house…

10

Which monument reveals a hidden past?

The Helicoide

11

Where would be the best place to view the sunset in your city?

They are usually better outside of the city…

12

Next Sunday, let’s meet at:

…the antique market.

13

Which book transports me to your city?

None

14

What aspect of your city most inspires you?

The informality

15

Where would one probably get lost: geographically, emotionally or historically speaking?

The greatest losses are in dreams…