Silent Frame's short-form interview series: big questions, small word count.
'Art can revise and elucidate history.' We talk to Annie Hart, musician and member of Au Revoir Simone.
'Art can be full or devoid of meaning.' We talk to Nadifa Mohamed, author of Black Mamba Boy.
'In film, empathy is optional.' We talk to Smith Henderson, award-winning author of Fourth of July Creek.
'Art can make death less daunting.' We talk to Amber Arcades, the dream pop musician behind Fading Lines.
'Nothing is detached from the real world.' We talk to Yiyun Li, award-winning author of The Vagrants.
'I wait for art to force its way into my life.' We talk to Doug Tuttle, musician and former member of MMOSS.
'The goal of art was never to understand.' We talk to Salvatore Scibona, author of The End.
'Art is not a community service.' We talk to Evie Wyld, award-winning author of All the Birds, Singing.
'I suspect all great art aspires to end civilisation.' We talk to Andrew Gallix, Editor of 3:AM Magazine.
'Bad art can make life miserable.' We talk to Joobin Bekhrad, Editor of the online arts publication Reorient.
"Dreaming and creating both involve processing emotions." We talk to singer-songwriter Frankie Cosmos.
'Children create art, but not knowingly.' We talk to Angela de la Cruz, Turner Prize-nominated artist.
'Art is your dedication to life.' We talk to Deradoorian, musician and former member of Dirty Projectors.
'Sometimes art isolates us.' We talk to Leah Hayes, graphic novelist and author of Not Funny Ha-Ha.
'If it's not new to me, it's boring.' We talk to Emma Donoghue, author and screenwriter of Room.
'Every army in the world has music.' We talk to Áine Mangaoang, musicologist at the University of Oslo.
'I like not knowing all the answers.' We talk to Julianne Pachico, story writer and author of The Lucky Ones.
'Criticism and teaching can be an art.' We talk to Cristina Álvarez López, film critic and video essayist.
'Trying and failing is a form of success.' We talk to Eric A. Anderson, game developer for The Witness.
'History is written by the winners.' We talk to Lisa McInerney, author of The Glorious Heresies.
'Experimentation is not always revolutionary.' We talk to Rachael Ball, author of The Inflatable Woman.