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Question 6: Have you used a number of different media? If so, how did you come to specialize in the media that you currently favour?

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Well I use a lot of mediums, there isn’t much that I don’t like. The inventor of the diaper, a guy from Québec, I can’t remember his name, he invented the bottle, with the plastic thing. And in Québec there is a type of centre, I don’t know if it is still there, but there was a big ventilator on the floor and it expelled air and you could float in it. But the guy had income tax problems, he owed a lot of money in income tax and he said, well I’m an inventor, If they put me in prison, I only need a pencil and a piece of paper and I’ll be fine. And, in terms of mediums, if…a piece of pencil and a piece of paper, I think it would be enough to develop projects, to do writing projects, to put my ideas on paper and start to work at a conceptual level. So from pencil to video to the Internet, I really like everything. If there’s a medium that meets the requirements, well then I must use that medium to do it. I’ll look around and if it’s plaster, it will be with plaster, if it’s with C-language code, it will be with C-language, if it’s video, it will be with video. There’s no discrimination between one medium that I like more than another, but it is usually centered around video, sound, interactive systems, writing. Sometimes, I still do a lot of drawing and painting is something I like to do, but I have less and less time to do it, but all mediums, media.