Your favourite virtue ::
spontaneity...which is also probably my bigger defect...

Your favourite qualities in a man ::
simplicity...but not too much

Your favourite qualities in a woman ::
complexity...but not too much

Your favourite occupation ::
being lost in sounds, images, texts, women, friends...were i can forget me a while

Your idea of happiness ::
feeling alive

Your idea of misery ::
feeling alive

If not yourself, who would you be ::
no one else...just myself...but...better

Where would you like to live ::
here were are i'm not

Your favourite colour and flower ::
every colour can be my favourite depending on where and how...but what i prefer is "the in-between", the nuances of the palette...the idea of infinite contained in the colours...
i don't like flowers...maybe i'd say the cactus flowers, because they have the decency to be seldom shown, in that way, they're more intimate than others...

Your favourite prose authors ::
Celine, Queneau, Beckett, Kafka, Dostoïevski, Prigent, Gombrowicz, Huysmans, Burroughs...

Your favourite poets ::
Pélieu, Artaud, Baudelaire, Messagier, Pasolini...

Your favourite heroes in fiction ::
Patrick MacGohan - N°6 in The Prisoner

Your favourite heroines in fiction ::
Jessica Lange in King Kong, Deborah Unger in Crash, Béatrice Dalle in Trouble everyday

Your favourite painters and composers ::
painters : Bacon, Viera Da Silva, Schiele, Richter…
Composers : Bach, Dutilleux, Rachmaninov, Parmegiani, Debussy, Messiaen…

Your favourite heroes in real life ::
Massoud the afghan, Yasser Arafat, the palestinian people...

Your favourite heroines in real life ::
the women i've loved, i love, i'll love

What characters in history do you most dislike ::
Too much to list resume, but it's not a character, i'd say The United Nation...or how a wonderful idea is transformed in the most hypocrit and innefficiant monster...

Your favourite food and drink ::
chocolate, potatoes, apricots, coffee, red wine, pontarlier, white meal, sole, zucchinis, aubergines, tomatos, garlic, onions, canelle, cardamome, minth...

Your favourite names ::
intimity : Aloïs and Garance (my kids)
World : the ones i can't pronouce properly

Your pet aversion ::
birds in cages

The reform which you most estimate ::
the paid-leaves (congés payés)

The gift of the nature which I would like to have ::
the ability to live only with love and fresh water

How I would like to die ::
long time : in peace with myself (quite impossible)
short time : while having sex (quite selfish)

What is your present state of mind ::
past, present, future state of mind : from very low to ultra high in a few days, hours, minutes, seconds...

For what fault have you most toleration ::
greediness in all its acceptances

Your favourite motto ::
do not push granny in the nettles

12 septembre 2006

Fred DeBief is musician and visual artist. he is actually living in Besançon.

Website :: fdbf
WebBlog :: fdbf

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