Lisa Currie, Like A Small Child
October 27, 2014
Who: Lisa Currie
Where she’s from: Melbourne, Australia.
Where she lives now: I’m at the Backyard Bus artist residency in Newcastle, enjoying the sunshine.
Occupation: I make playful activity books and host doodling collaborations.
Her state of mind:
Giggly. Like a small child who just noticed their own belly button.
Living person she most admires:
Her greatest extravagance:
Today for lunch I ate a lemon cupcake with butter icing and literally a cherry on top. It was very good.
She lies when:
Someone asks if I like their new tattoo.
Words or phrase she most overuses:
The love heart emoji.
She’s happiest when:
Every time I’ve made a baby giggle by going “ahhh, boo!”
Her greatest achievement:
Making books that people use in such playful and sweet ways, especially my new book Me, You, Us.
Her favorite writers:
David Shrigley is a favorite.
Her idea of love:
Two spoons and one tub of ice cream.
Lisa’s WILD Wish:
To visit all the most bizarre restaurants and hotels around the world, like the one in Germany where food is delivered via a mini rollercoaster! I love to see people have a ridiculous idea then actually put all their heart and humor into making it happen.