Surrealist Identity Interviews

Surrealist Identity Interview

Based on Analogy Cards, Book of Surrealist Games, page 88. In the 21st Century, governments are obsessed with issues of identity in reality. In this game, we attempt to discover a person’s identity in surreality. Find someone you don’t already know and interview them to fill out this form. Afterwards you will introduce them to the group.

Photograph

(an animal)

peacock

Fingerprint

(unique signature)

First name (real name) Becky

Surname (mythological creature or character) Phoenix

Father and mother (any two opposites) Suess and Doctor Zeus

Place of birth (a celestial body) Dungeons of Hell

Date of birth (a historical event) Beginning of Time

Profession (pastime) chasing rainbows

Residence (an art work) Matisse snail

Height (vegetable) parsnip

Hair (a plant) Robin’s Pincushion

Eyes (a mineral or element) labradorite

Complexion (a meteorological phenomenon) clear skies

Voice (a musical piece) Dancing Queen


Surrealist Identity Interview

Photograph

(an animal)

squirrel

Fingerprint

(unique signature)

T

First name (real name) Ted

Surname (mythological creature or character) Django Reinhardt

Father and mother (any two opposites) Himalayas and Ganges

Place of birth (a celestial body) Mice Galaxies

Date of birth (a historical event) birthdate of Ghengis Khan March 18th Random year

Profession (pastime) playing guitar

Residence (an art work) Dali – Outskirts of Paranoic Critical City

Height (vegetable) Killer Tomato

Hair (a plant) cheese plant

Eyes (a mineral or element) carbon

Complexion (a meteorological phenomenon) Aurora Borealis

Voice (a musical piece) Goodbye Porkpie Hat


Surrealist Identity Interview

Photograph

(an animal)

rabbit

Fingerprint

(unique signature)

three dots

First name (real name) Ailsa

Surname (mythological creature or character) mermaid

Father and mother (any two opposites) cushion and hard floor

Place of birth (a celestial body) Ms Star

Date of birth (a historical event) when the last dinosaur died he left his trousers

Profession (pastime) singer in the shower

Residence (an art work) Rothko in the Tate

Height (vegetable) aubergine

Hair (a plant) sweet Williams

Eyes (a mineral or element) pyrite

Complexion (a meteorological phenomenon) hurricane

Voice (a musical piece) Rachmaninov cello sonata


Surrealist Identity Interview

Photograph

(an animal)

cat

Fingerprint

(unique signature)

caduceus seen from above

First name (real name) Ruth

Surname (mythological creature or character) Hermes

Father and mother (any two opposites) yin and yang

Place of birth (a celestial body) Venus

Date of birth (a historical event) the discovery of the first latent image in photography

Profession (pastime) being in bed (drinking wine)

Residence (an art work) Dali ‘Impossibility….’

Height (vegetable) spinach

Hair (a plant) [erased]

Eyes (a mineral or element) lapis lazuli

Complexion (a meteorological phenomenon) sunshine

Voice (a musical piece) Carimina Burana Montegue and Capulets


Surrealist Identity Interview

Photograph

(an animal)

Fingerprint

(unique signature)

First name (real name) Andrew

Surname (mythological creature or character) unicorn

Father and mother (any two opposites) oranges and apples

Place of birth (a celestial body) Saturn

Date of birth (a historical event) battle of Hastings

Profession (pastime) walking

Residence (an art work) Kill Hamlet

Height (vegetable) celery

Hair (a plant) alfalfa

Eyes (a mineral or element) garnet

Complexion (a meteorological phenomenon) da cirrus cloud

Voice (a musical piece) Confutatus


Surrealist Identity Interview

Photograph

(an animal)

fish

Fingerprint

(unique signature)

mace

First name (real name) Ralph

Surname (mythological creature or character) Centaur

Father and mother (any two opposites) Mount Etna and Bay of Naples

Place of birth (a celestial body) Virgo

Date of birth (a historical event) big bang (dawn of time)

Profession (pastime) surf light

Residence (an art work) Soft Wildness by Dali

Height (vegetable) leeks

Hair (a plant) [can’t read it]

Eyes (a mineral or element) malachite

Complexion (a meteorological phenomenon) fluffly white clouds

Voice (a musical piece) Little Wing by Jimi Hendrix


Surrealist Identity Interviews

Photograph

(an animal)

pantheress

Fingerprint

(unique signature)

rose petals

First name (real name) Rrose

Surname (mythological creature or character) phoenix

Father and mother (any two opposites) fire and water

Place of birth (a celestial body) Mars

Date of birth (a historical event) Bastille Day

Profession (pastime) drawing pictures based on dreams

Residence (an art work) Treachery of Images (René Magritte)

Height (vegetable) aubergine

Hair (a plant) kelp

Eyes (a mineral or element) helium

Voice (a musical piece) Vaseline Machine Gun (Leo Kottke)


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