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Question 16: Do you think an artist has a specific role to play in society? If so, what is it?

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An artist is someone who is always looking to the future, so it’s somebody who can almost describe the future without even knowing. I think that artists are people that take care of our souls, and I think that this is so important that you can’t measure it. It’s something that is hard to be, because a lot of artists are only known after they’re dead. I think that if you look back and see the work that artists have done, see how they described the future, how they described the way we’ve lived, and then to capture or rather to take care of our souls. That’s extremely difficult, it’s a big job. Collectively with various artists, you can put all this together and it’s something that touches us in a way that is absolutely special.