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If you could take one Brooklyn neighborhood, lift it out of New York and plant it in some other city, which hood would you take and where would you put it?
I would take North Williamsburg and plant it somewhere in Canada to escape the Tea Party.
Could you tell me a little about some of your favorite pieces of art or design in your apartment?
Well, I think my creepy clown cookie jar is one of my favorite possession but Peter does not share my passion for it. Pictures of my parents and family are also very important for me. I talk to them through these photos often. Then there are the prints from our dear friend Barbara Barlett—she is a great artist and she gave this compilation of prints to us as a wedding gift; it's a work-in-progress, as we're still figuring out how to display them. Oh, I shouldn't skip Harvey, my beloved rubber plant which has been with me since '97. He's my oldest friend in NYC.
How and when did you two meet?
I met Peter through a show he designed for Bill. T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. I was a performer in it and he designed the video projection for it. For one of the scenes in the show he filmed me drinking wine and talking about school-yard games. We did the filming at 9am in his apartment. I think I had too much wine too fast for breakfast that day...