Name: Elliot Nick

Medium(s): Video/Photography

Location: Chicago

 

Where is a place where you like to create? 

At home.

 

When do you feel most creative? 

Late at night.

 

What is something people overlook in culture today? 

Isolation.

 

What is something you would like to change? 

My outlook.

 

Where is home for you? 

Ohio.

 

Is home creative or oppressive?  

It is creative if I choose to be and oppressive if I become complacent.

 

What is the most important thing to you right “now”?  

Feeling content.

 

What do you see coming in the future? 

Hopefully everything.

 

What makes you feel love? 

Collaboration.


What makes you nostalgic? 

A good song.

 

What projects are you working on for the future?

Exploring new media, giving up attachments to conventionality.

 

Are politics an important artistic consideration for  you?

They never have been but I feel more and more that they should be.

 

Do you believe in genius?

Yes, but I worry it’s not as commonplace as I’d like it to be.

 

Are ideas internally or externally received, that is, do you feel in control of your own ideas? 

Internally received.

 

What inspires you? 

Love.

 

Last book read: Kurt Vonnegut: Complete Short Stories

 

Last film seen: Annihilation

 

Current soundtrack: Pop 2 - Charli XCX