ZHANGJW



Your favourite virtue ::
Patience

Your favourite qualities in a man ::
Romantic

Your favourite qualities in a woman ::
Intelligence

Your favourite occupation ::
Taking a walk

Your idea of happiness ::
Have nothing to think about

Your idea of misery ::
Been ignored

If not yourself, who would you be ::
My wife

Where would you like to live ::
North, Siberia

Your favourite colour and flower ::
Black, Jasmine

Your favourite prose authors ::
-

Your favourite poets ::
Chairman Mao

Your favourite heroes in fiction ::
Guan Yunchang, Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler

Your favourite heroines in fiction ::
-

Your favourite painters and composers ::
Johann Strauss, Beethoven, Hua Yanjun, Pipilotti Rist, Mark Rothko and many others...

Your favourite heroes in real life ::
My father

Your favourite heroines in real life ::
My mother and my wife

What character(s) in history do you most dislike ::
Hideki Tojo

Your favourite food and drink ::
Hotpot, Boiled Water

Your favourite names ::
Bertrand Russell, Peter the Great

Your pet peeve (something that easily annoys you) ::
Noise

The change you most anticipate ::
Moving to Mars

A gift of nature which I would like to have ::
Swim bladder, like a fish

How I would like to die ::
Die naturally

What is your present state of mind ::
I don't know, it always changes

Of what fault are you most tolerant ::
See above

Your favourite motto ::
Music is not a language. Any musical piece is akin to a boulder with complex forms, with striations and engraved designs atop and within, which men can decipher in a thousand different ways without ever finding the right answer or the best one.. (Yannis Xenakis)


18 septembre 2011

ZhangJW is a sound engineer, working in Beijing Bai-Hua Recording Studio. Founder of Bypass netlabel, designer, sound master, mammy, dustman, operator, and other ... ZhangJW actually lives in Beijing.

website :: bypass
website :: discogs

website :: netaudio index


该调查问卷是根据原来的“普鲁斯特问卷” ,创造的安托万福雷于1890年

IAN HAWGOOD



Your favourite virtue ::
A thirst for new sights, sounds and smells.

Your favourite qualities in a man ::
A willingness to be open and admit to weaknesses.

Your favourite qualities in a woman ::
A willingness to listen and inner strength.

Your favourite occupation ::
Composer / Farmer

Your idea of happiness ::
To be surrounded by family and friends without stress and worry.

Your idea of misery ::
To be surrounded by family and friends with stress and worry.

If not yourself, who would you be ::
Someone who grew up on a farm in the middle of nowhere

Where would you like to live ::
In the middle of the countryside, but an hour or so just outside either Tokyo or New York. Or downtown Paris or Berlin.

Your favourite colour and flower ::
Various grays or cherry blossom pink / Sakura (cherry blossom)

Your favourite prose authors ::
Yasunari Kawabata, Haruki Murakami, Milan Kundera, Charles Dickens, Roald Dahl, C.S. Lewis, Shakespeare, Tolstoy, Wilson Harris, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, J.R.R.Tolkien, Umberto Eco...

Your favourite poets ::
William Wordsworth, William Blake, Jorge Luis Borges, John Keats, Dylan Thomas, Shakespeare...

Your favourite heroes in fiction ::
Hamlet, Baudolino, Sam Samwise Gamgee (Lord Of The Rings)

Your favourite heroines in fiction ::
Maya (I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings), Tricia McMillan (Trillian) (Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy)

Your favourite painters and composers ::
Mark Rothko, J.M.W Turner, Brian Eno, Steve Reich, Pablo Picasso, Arvo Part, Koji Kondo, Willem De Kooning, Philip Glass...

Your favourite heroes in real life ::
Barack Obama

Your favourite heroines in real life ::
My mum

What character(s) in history do you most dislike ::
Lots, but without trying to sound to obvious, Bush senior and junior have to be up there.

Your favourite food and drink ::
Momo, Nashi, Kaki, Pugliese Cuisine, Onigiri from my local in Itabashi, good Scotch, Perrier, light green tea, Stockholm tea company mixed tea with milk (my favorite)

Your favourite names ::
Bella, Mika, Sofia, William

Your pet peeve (something that easily annoys you) ::
pretentious / arrogant people, and people who don't give a shit about creativity and beauty

The change you most anticipate ::
a new world order

A gift of nature which I would like to have ::
to have gills and wings

How I would like to die ::
surrounded by loved ones, telling them how much i love them

What is your present state of mind ::
a bit lost, confused, muddled and tired

Of what fault are you most tolerant ::
mis-communication

Your favourite motto ::
be yourself and don't let the fuckers drag you down

16 décembre 2008

"Ian Hawgood is a sound designer and musician who currently lives mostly in Tokyo during term and London off-term. Apart from being a junior high-school teacher, he also runs the Home Normal and Nomadic Kids Republic labels, as well as making soundscapes for exhibitions and producing his own music for various labels around the world. He is a big supporter of field recording and circuit bending. His favorite hobby is collecting strange and abused instruments to love and nurture."

website :: koenmusic
website :: myspace page
website :: nomadickids
website :: homenormal
website :: discogs

:: the questionnaire is based on the original "questionnaire of Marcel Proust", created by Antoinette Faure around 1890.