Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Giacomo Brunelli: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

20 questions with photographer Giacomo Brunelli

 

The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force?

Adrenaline.

 

“Don’t get even, get medieval” is, in our humble opinion, a great motto. What’s yours?

“If you are going through hell, keep going” – Winston Churchill.

 

Kerry Katona was considered unacceptable in 2007. Who or what is unacceptable in 2013?

Potholes.

 

Tony Blair misses being Prime Minister. What do you miss most in your life?

Cartoons.

 

What might you swap all your wealth for?

New ideas.

 

Donald Trump was once a case of: “If you owe the bank a thousand, they close you down; but if you owe the bank a billion, you own the bank”. What’s your view on the banking crisis?

I find personal crisis more attractive.

 

What phrase or word do you most loathe?

“Time flies”.

 

In the UK, some people consider charity to “begin at home”. What’s your view and what causes do you personally support?

I support dead animals: Every time I find one, I always make sure I take a picture of it.

 

The judge in Law Abiding Citizen states: “I can pretty much do whatever I want” before being blown up whilst answering her mobile phone. What’s your view on the appropriate use of such devices?

I don’t have an opinion on this. I am too old fashioned.

 

Giacomo Brunelli
Giacomo Brunelli
Two examples of Giacomo Brunelli's works
Two examples of Giacomo Brunelli’s works

If you could fill a carriage on The Orient Express, who would be your fellow passengers?

Zeus, Vivaldi, Caravaggio and Hercules.

 

If you were unfortunate enough to end up on death row, what would be your last meal and where would you eat it?

I’d eat bloaters in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

 

What time is it acceptable to consume the first drink of the day?

Any time after kids return from school is absolutely fine.

 

A Negroni, a martini or a cup of tea?

I like wine and ales only.

 

Whose parties do you enjoy the most and why?

My own afternoon parties. No one is ever invited but I always expect many people.

 

Who is the most positive person you know?

My youngest child. He is two and a half years old.

 

What’s your most guilty pleasure?

Time.

 

If a tattoo were to sum you up, what would it be of?

The snarling dog I took a picture of a few years ago.

 

If you were a car, what marque would you be?

A Bristol.

 

Cilla Black presented Surprise, Surprise. Tell us the most surprising thing about you.

I can walk very fast.

 

What’s currently sitting on your mantelpiece?

Three orchids and two red candles.

 

Giacomo Brunelli is an award winning photographer who was born in Perugia, Italy in 1977. He has exhibited at The Photographers’ Gallery in London, the Galerie Camera Obscura in Paris and the Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, Oregon.

 

Brunelli will be exhibiting his Eternal London series at The Photographers’ Gallery from 27th February to the 27th March 2014.

 

Buy Giacomo Brunelli’s book The Animals via Amazon.

 

 

Subscribe to our free once daily email newsletter here:

    The Steeple Times
    The Steeple Times
    We research and background check our articles. If you believe we have made and error in some detail please get in touch, we seek always to write the truth and stand against a press owned by a self selected few. Please help us, we will accept all your likes, subscriptions and anonymous suport. The Editor and his team at the Steeple Times.

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    £1 per week Supports The Steeple Times

    Help journalism to remain honest & independent. You can make a difference to the world today.

    3,573FansLike
    2,068FollowersFollow
    16,731FollowersFollow
    4,962SubscribersSubscribe

    Subscribe For DAILY NEWS

    Please subscribe, like and share this unique site, it helps us tremendously. The Steeple Times in return will send you an email at noon each and everyday, that we sincerely hope you will enjoy & look forward to seeing in your inbox.

    AD
    Advertisement

    Trending Now

    A Question Of Tyres And Tires

    Matthew Steeples assesses the debate between “tyres” and “tires” and finds “attire” to form the key to the answer to a topic that has bizarrely incensed ‘Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells’ types for decades.

    Most Popular Articles

    The Phil & Matt Show

    Phillip Schofield filmed smoking shisha with his alleged ex-lover Matt McGreevy (and pictured in bed thereafter); another image shows the pair together in photograph...

    Was Mucky Minx Meghan Markle A ‘Yacht Girl’ For ‘Randy Andy’?

    As author Kirby Sommers suggests that the then Meghan Markle likely spent time with Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein before she met Prince Harry, we again highlight the mucky, murkiness and mendacious manner of this alleged “yacht girl.”

    SchofieldLite

    ‘Politicalite’ suggest Phillip Schofield orchestrated his ‘mass coming out’ after a former ‘This Morning’ runner had gone to the press about a supposed relationship...

    Meddling Meghan Markle Expose – Attwood, Hopkins & Steeples

    Expose interview with Matthew Steeples by Shaun Attwood and Jennifer Hopkins about the former Meghan Markle watched over 73,000 times in 16 hours since it aired; Steeples condemns hapless Prince Harry and his meddling menace wife.

    Ampika Pickston

    Oldham born divorcee and former glamour model Ampika Pickston describes herself as “feisty, fun loving and warm hearted”. Now based in Hale Barns, Cheshire...

    Justice for James Scurlock

    Power of social media proven after senseless killing of James Scurlock in Omaha, Nebraska allegedly by a controversial bar owner named Jake Gardner who has been photographed with Donald Trump.
    [td_block_6 custom_title="Most Liked..." sort="popular7"]