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Lisa Currie, Like A Small Child

by: Isaac Perez Solano

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.

Lisa Currie

Her state of mind:
Giggly. Like a small child who just noticed their own belly button.

Living person she most admires:
My mum!

Her greatest extravagance:
Today for lunch I ate a lemon cupcake with butter icing and literally a cherry on top. It was very good.

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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!”

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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.

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Learn more about Lisa on her Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest.


Keep calm and
carry on (chicly)

Party from dusk until dawn

"My art comes from being annoyed."

We'll keep you warm

Seinabo says...

Kitsch meets the psychedelic

You won't believe your eyes

Star light, star bright


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