Nicky Carvell answers FAD’s Questions

If you weren’t an artist, what else would you be?
Either a pop star or angora rabbit breeder

Anytime, any place – which artist’s body would you most like to inhabit?
Andy Warhol (before he was shot)

What is your favourite ‘ism’?

What was the most intelligent thing that someone said or wrote about your work?
Stuart Semple once used the phrase “Crystal Camber” which is very perceptive.

And the dumbest?
Something about green cycling shorts

What are the three big ideas that you would like your work to express?
Youth, love and leisure

Are you a political artist?

Yes – I think all art is political in varying degrees

How do you start the process of making work?
Digitally drawing on my laptop

What next?
Send it to the fabricators and eagerly await the results

What’s next for you?

More Pop! and I’d really like to visit Japan

See Nicky Carvell at This is England at The Aubin Gallery from May 21st

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Mark Westall is the founder and editor of FAD magazine, a curation of the world’s most interesting culture, and Creative Director of FAD Agency, a digital creative agency:

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