David was recently interviewed by One-Two-One-Two-Microphone Check as part of their ongoing Culture Makers/Questionnaires à la Proust series:
David Weeks: The Cultural Questionnaire.
What’s your favorite line from a movie?
‘He’s got the scruples of a guinea pig and the morals of a gangster’, in Sweet Smell Of Success.
Which movie do you love but would be embarrassed to talk about in a serious, intellectual conversation?
The tune of the moment?
Regiment – Brian Eno/David Byrne.
Name a museum where you’d be happy to be locked in for the night.
Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas.
The three books you’d take with you for a very, very, very long 100% environmentally friendly trip overseas?
Ada or Ardor, Vladimir Nabokov.
London Fields, Martin Amis.
Tender Is The Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald.
You can give two “cultural items” (be it a book, a painting, a movie, a record or anything else), one to the person you like the most, one to the person that bores you the most. What would these two items be?
The person I like: Michael Onadaatje’s book In the Skin of a Lion.
The person that bores me: The Rapeman Album, Two Nuns and a Pack Mule.
What painting would you steal if you could magically become invisible for a few hours?
Man Walking, by Nathan Oliveira.
Which artist, alive or not, in any given field, would you love to party with for a wild, wild night?