Speed Date / MAJA BOŽOVIC, textile designer
Where are you from?
Where did you study?
The Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava.
Who was your best teacher?
There were couple of them.
Who were/are your parents?
What don’t you enjoy in design?
And on the contrary, what do you?
What do you listen to?
Jazz, pop and, most of all, classical music.
Your favourite film or cartoon?
The Big Bang Theory.
Who do you respect as an authority in and out of your field?
Martin Margiela, because against all odds he maintained his identity.
The last thing you bought?
Do you buy professional literature? What was the latest book?
Yes, the Visual Research Methods book.
Do you vote?
Who throws best parties?
My colleagues Szegénys.
Your favourite dome?
I don’t have any.
Party dress. Made by…?
By Maja Bozovic :).
Your hero from the past?
My own, the one I have in my head.
Do you have any stereotypes when you work? How do they show?
Black colour and coats.
What’s on your desktop?
Articles, sketches and texts of unfinished projects.
Psycho vertical – Štefan Papčo.
What do you respect both from the local and foreign design scene? And why?
The Fashion Live! event, because every year they try to enliven and keep the days of good design. Among foreign designers it’d be the Bruno Pieters‘ work – because design, quality and truthfulness.
Morals or money?
Walk through Walls by Marina Abramović.
Optimist, pessimist, nihilist?
Usually an optimist, but I can be a true pessimist from time to time.
Do you have any hobby?
Solo or in a collective?
It depends on what and where to.
Slovakia as the Promised Land?
I think so.