Go ahead quote me

Brian Eno.
Brian Eno.
Laurie Anderson.
Laurie Anderson.
Gal Gadot.
Gal Gadot.

If you did a cost-benefit analysis of British art education, you'd find it was incredibly efficient. Yet the schools which keep producing people like Damien Hirst and John Lennon are treated as if they're a silly luxury.

MUSICIAN BRIAN ENO


It's not exactly thinking and it's certainly not believing, because you don't have to believe in anything if you're a Buddhist. There's only one rule and it's the same rule you have as an artist, which is to be aware. That's it.

ARTIST LAURIE ANDERSON


I've been shooting for so long, she's becoming me and I'm becoming her. I'll find myself thinking: What would Wonder Woman do?

ACTRESS GAL GADOT, who plays the female superhero in a few DC Comics movies

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 05, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe