Often I am asked about my favourite things. Art, mostly, but also other things.

I thought it prudent to make a few lists.

(If you enjoy my taste, do also have a look at my annual love lists.)


in general

chai tea / poetry & the people who enjoy it / lp records / mountains, rain, forests, sky, wildflowers, oceans, fog, dusk & dawn, all universe-creatures wild & soft-skinned & endless / arthouse films / the syntax of the body / city streets / open roads / a very large stack of books / crushed sage / taking the long way home / paper ephemera / astrology / ballet / feminism / well-kept secrets / love letters / cobblestones / museums / iced coffee / jazz, classical, indie, all kinds of music / raspberries / oxford commas / the anatomy of healing



literature

richard siken / donna tart / margaret atwood / agatha christie / ocean vuong / caitlyn siehl / e.e. cummings / patrick ness / libba bray / jeannette walls / alvin pang / cyril wong / gillian flynn / danez smith / darshana suresh / mary oliver / dalton day / paul éluard / chen chen / lyd havens / wendy xu / mary szybist / kaveh akbar / clare vernon / reyna n.a. / george orwell / adrienne novy / melissa atkinson mercer / yves olade / margo lanagan / roald dahl


sofia coppola / wes anderson / hayao miyazaki / alfred hitchcock / stanley kubrick / john hughes / sidney lumet / jordan peele / michael lehmann / wolfgang reitherman / david fincher / patty jenkins / gil junger / allan barillaro / tom mccarthy / michael gracey / ridley scott / dean deblois / brad bird / greg berlanti / danny devito / robert stevenson / lee unkrich

film


music

the paper kites / bon iver / billy joel / paola bennet / lorde / alt-j / walk the moon / halsey / taylor swift / st. vincent / james bay / death cab for cutie / orla gartland / dodie / sleeping at last / made in heights / dresses / the lumineers / harry styles / ben howard / vance joy / george ezra / vampire weekend / fleet foxes / cigarettes after sex / troye sivan / bleachers / ingrid michaelson / the beatles / elijah mann / led zeppelin / david bowie / arctic monkeys / inch / êmia


visual art

vincent van gogh / alexandra eldridge / frida kahlo / mari andrew / claude monet / jenny holzer / linden eller / tracy emin / allen forrest / tom gauld / hiller goodspeed / anouk vercouter / michelangelo / ilana newman / joyanna m.