Matt Gray: Proust Questionnaire

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What is your ideal living environment?
I don’t a lot of space, but I need more than one room. Wood. Glass. Water. Height.

Where is your favourite place to visit, virtual or real?
Real : Andalucia in Spain. Virtual : The Creator’s Project

What are your favourite simple pleasures in this modern world?
Red wine. Pencils. Music.

What person, place or thing would you revive from the past?
It’s a tie between Samuel Beckett & William Shakespeare.

What do you embrace now that you never thought you would?
Algebra.

What is something you would love to be able to do in the future that you can’t do now?
Spend three months of the year away from the States

Would you like to live forever?
Yup.

Who has impacted your thoughts the most lately?
Golan Levin. Lawrence Weschler. Kathryn Bigelow.

Which celebrity or public figure deserves their iconic status and why?
Aaron Swartz. RIP. Kicked the hornet’s nest of Higher Education’s dangerous relation to IP.

The book, the movie or the video game?
Book: Stanley Tucci – The Tucci Cookbook. Movie: This is not a Film. Video Game: The Walking Dead

What fills you with gratitude?
What DOESN’T? Seriously.

Do you see flaws as part being human, or as something to overcome?
Flaws lead us to make mistakes. And mistakes make us learn. Flaws ARE human, and they are there to be overcome.

If you were being gentle with yourself, what would you forgive?
My shockingly bad math skills.

What is your loftiest wish for yourself or the world?
Rethink money. Entirely.

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