MICHAEL DUANE FERRELL aka ELIAN



Your favourite virtue ::
compassion

Your favourite qualities in a man ::
compassion and sensitivity

Your favourite qualities in a woman ::
compassion and sensitivity

Your favourite occupation ::
i'm not there yet, but i'd like to be making music and traveling the world

Your idea of happiness ::
love and contentment

Your idea of misery ::
losing yourself to false identities

If not yourself, who would you be ::
Scott Walker maybe...

Where would you like to live ::
probably somewhere in Western Europe because the United States are a drag

Your favourite colour and flower ::
red. orchids.

Your favourite prose authors ::
Dostoyevsky, Kafka, Camus

Your favourite poets ::
Richard Wilson Moss

Your favourite heroes in fiction ::
Prince Myshkin

Your favourite heroines in fiction ::
Indiana

Your favourite painters and composers ::
painters: Mark Rothko, Willem De Kooning, Richard Diebenkorn, Cy Twombly
composers: Steve Reich, John Coltrane...this list goes on and on...

Your favourite heroes in real life ::
there are no heroes, only ordinary people who are capable of doing extraordinary things.

Your favourite heroines in real life ::
single mothers who have to work 2 jobs just to make it.

What character(s) in history do you most dislike ::
Christopher Columbus

Your favourite food and drink ::
pasta and dry red wine

Your favourite names ::
Nicholas, Conrad Buff, Reba Doochee

Your pet peeve (something that easily annoys you) :: petty tyrants

The change you most anticipate ::
self awareness and inner strength

A gift of nature which I would like to have ::
flight, of course

How I would like to die ::
peacefully in my sleep, or a sword thrust to the heart by a noble Samurai

What is your present state of mind ::
clarity

Of what fault are you most tolerant ::
inexperience

Your favourite motto ::
Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way: stop participating in it. ~ Noam Chomsky

15 novembre 2009

Michael Duane Ferrell aka Elian is a musician, he is actually living in Richmond, Virginia.

website :: Elian at myspace
website :: discogs

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