02.04.16

LEANDRO CASTRO INTERVIEW: LEON EMANUEL BLANCK


PROFILE
NAME: Leon Emanuel Blanck
BORN: 12.04.1985
OCCUPATION: According to requirements
PLACE: Heidelberg, Germany
WEB: www.LeonEmanuelBlanck.com


Where are you right now?


On the train to Berlin.


What is the focus of your work?


Sculptural forming on humans
Motion, anatomy, shape.


Where does your inspiration come from?


Human bodies, muscles and fibres.
Science Fiction movies and dystopian PC games.


Where do you do all your creative work?


Where does not matter, the state of mind is the decisive factor.

Leon Emanuel Blanck - Anfractuous Distortion | Iteration - Spring/Summer 2016.

Are you an easy person to live with?


Better ask my girlfriend.


What is your favorite time of year? Why?


Season does not matter – leather jacket is the essence.


Describe your personal style in three words.


Aggressive, raw, futuristic.

Leon Emanuel Blanck - Anfractuous Distortion.

What is your favorite color?


Grays with green tint.


What is your guiltiest pleasure?


Logically this is a secret.


What book are you reading by now?


George Orwell - Nineteen Eighty-Four.


Can you name an artist you admire?


Damien Hirst, but not because of his art.

Leon Emanuel Blanck - Anfractuous Distortion | Stills.

What do you think about art?


In the best case: thought provoking nonconformity.


Your recent songs you're listening at the moment?


Without particular order and depending on my mood: Timber Timbre, Black Asteroid, Future, Leonard Cohen, Italo Disco, Cold Cave, Perigon and the soundtrack to Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number.


What is the trai you most deplore in yourself?


Narcissism, other than that I truly love myself.


Which words or phrases do you most overuse?


Schorlegewitter. Write it down, I’ll take care of it later.

Leon Emanuel Blanck - Anfractuous Distortion | unedited [real colors].

What can we expect from Leon Emanuel Blanck in the future?


A continuation and thus an enlargement of my universe.


The final question: Where would you most like to be right now?


In the Winehole, a romantic little pub right in the center of the old town of Heidelberg.

Leon Emanuel Blanck - Sculpture | Prototype Pants.



Thank you very much, Leon Emanuel Blanck!

Leandro Castro