Artist Minka Sicklinger takes the leap and answers the famous Proust Questionnaire.
What is your idea of perfect happiness ?
I am not sure…still trying to work that out…does it even exist ?
What is your greatest fear ?
Which historical figure do you most identify with ?
1920s circus ladies
Which living person do you most admire ?
Too many to name just one
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself ?
What is the trait you most deplore in others ?
What is your greatest extravagance ?
Collecting antique jewelry, textiles and taxidermy
If you were an animal what would you be ?
A wolf or a raven
First thing you do in the morning ?
Roll over and kiss my fiancé
What is your favorite journey ?
Anywhere my imagination chooses to take me
On what occasion do you lie ?
What is your greatest regret ?
No time for regrets…lessons and new directions come from each twist and turn I would rather focus on those than wish I had gone a different way
What or who is the greatest love of your life ?
Fear and Lucien Shapiro…equally
When and where were you happiest ?
Which talent would you most like to have ?
To be able to sing
What is your current state of mind ?
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be ?
Making my feet three sizes smaller
What do you consider your greatest achievement ?
Making it this far to date and surviving with my sanity relatively intact
What do you most dislike about contemporary culture ?
What do you most like about the age we live in ?
Ease of travel and adventure
What is your most treasured possession ?
Your favorite heroine in fiction ?
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you suppose it would be ?
How would you like to die ?
Quickly, in the woods
What is your motto ?
To live is to be willing to die over and over again
Portrait by Bobby Stackleather