Carl Warner Interview by Hayden Kays

I only became aware of Carl Warner on Friday, his work was a feature on the BBC’s The One Show. However i have seen his work many times before in the form of advertising, perhaps this subconscious consumption added to my desire to learn more. After a little pottering around online i discovered an extensive portfolio that just keeps getting better with every new piece.

I wanted to find out a little more about the creative behind these food based extravaganzas, so i asked him the questions i tend to ask every creative i enjoy.

What is your name? How old are you?
Carl Warner. In earth years 48.

What value do you think your art offers art?
Nothing, (unless art thinks differently)
If you were a shape which would you be?
Not in great.

If you could speak any language which would you choose?
Tongues.

Can you quickly list five words that rhyme with food?
Crude, lude, rude, spewed,chewed.

Do you consider yourself to be an honest person?
To be honest, no.

Would you prefer to be loved or hated because of the art you produce?
If it’s art then I shouldn’t be involved.

Tell me something you like?
Orgasms.

Where do you work?
Wherever I can.

Ask yourself a question and answer it.
Q: Do you believe in God?

A: Only since I got the interview

www.carlwarner.com

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One thought on “Carl Warner Interview by Hayden Kays

  1. i think perhaps’ advirtizing’ would be drawing from the Hapsburg ‘spin-doctor’/pop-artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo(c.1570),not that i’d want to contradict that august cultural arbiter,The One Show;a case of ‘pop will eat itself’,both figuratively & metaphorically…regards,mitchk.

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