On the Couch with Katia Molino

Katia Molino Arts Review On the CouchWho is Katia Molino?
Contemporary performer by day, casual library assistant by night.

What would you do differently to what you do now?
Study mechanical engineering.

Who inspires you and why?
Anyone who can remember to answer the second half of a question…

What would you do to make a difference in the world?
Put all politicians and tennis pros on the minimum wage.

Favourite holiday destination and why?
My back yard. I can get around in my underpants and there’s always something to do.

When friends come to town, what attraction would you take them to, and why?
My back yard. They can get around in their underpants and there’s always something to do (mainly pruning and weeding).

What are you currently reading?
Ratburger by David Walliams. The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe.

What are you currently listening to?
Passing traffic.

Happiness is?
Malleable.

What does the future hold for you?
Ensemble Offspring are taking their excellent show The Secret Noise to the Melbourne Festival. I’m not in the show, but I’m going to stowaway in a marimba case. Once there, they’re too polite not to give me something to do… I can loosely hold a tune, or take tickets. After that, nothing much, the slow degeneration of bodily function, the evaporation of will, the erosion of desire, and finally, of course, dust.

The Secret Noise plays at Arts House – North Melbourne Town Hall as part of the 2016 Melbourne Festival: 14 & 15 October. For more information, visit: www.artshouse.com.au for details.

Image: Katia Molino (supplied)

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