Disclosure – I should let you all know that I have worked with Shuffleplay Comics on a number of contributor copy only zines and am currently working with Shuffleplay on a project currently slated to publish in June.
ZL – Your work often uses songs as inspiration, what is it about interpretting these works that appeals to you?
SPC – I would visualise stories and ideas behind song lyrics when I listen to music. It’s been a natural habit since my teens, but back then, I didn’t have the technical skills to implement my ideas. Now that I’m somewhat technically trained to make music videos, I just go at it every time I feel compelled to.
ZL – Do you remember the first time?
SPC – Oh wow, I can’t even remember. One of my all-time favourite illustrators is Tomer Hanuka and this picture has always stood out to me.
ZL – Given an unlimited budget and all the time in the world, what would be the project you’d make to be remembered by?
SPC – I don’t have very long-termed projects nor do I want to be remembered. If
I have unlimited time and budget though, I’ll probably hire people to build a huge sci-fi theme park. I’ll hire actors to play the roles of citizens in this made-up world. Everyone will have to wear space suits/dumb futuristic costumes just for the lulz. Only myself, my family and friends will have access to this place, muahahaha.
ZL – You’ve created a lot of high quality zines by now, which of these makes you most proud and why?
SFP – Hmm, probably Ghosting. The content’s kind of cringy now that I look back at it, but I’m amazed that I managed to stick to it for three months.
ZL – Which one creator you love seeing do you feel the world knows too little about, and what would you like to tell us about them?
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