Candice Breitz: The Audition, 2012; Courtesy: White Cube (London), Kaufmann Repetto (Milan) + Goodman Gallery (Johannesburg)
Candice Breitz: The Audition, 2012; Courtesy: White Cube (London), Kaufmann Repetto (Milan) + Goodman Gallery (Johannesburg)

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Lynelle Moran

The Sisters Hayes would like to know:


What did you (or do you) want to be when you grow up?
a mounted police woman or princess diana

How many siblings do you have and what is your birth order (oldest, middle child, youngest, only child)?
I’m the youngest of 6.

Are you doing what you love with your life? Why or Why not?
yes, after a long hiatus, I have returned to uni to become a midwife. I’ve been and done many things and I’ve loved most of these things but this is the most meaningful and challenging so far.

What is your favourite hobby or past time? Is this something you prefer to do alone or with others and why?
I was born in Ireland and play traditional Irish music. depending on my mood, I may prefer to play alone but mostly I prefer to play with others.

What is the most embarrassing song on your iPod that you do not want to delete?
Gimme More – Britney Spears

Describe an important place to you. Include things like what season or time of day it is. Also let us know of any important smells or colours you associate with that place.
I started going to Castlemaine, VIC around 15 years ago when a local instrument maker was making me an instrument. it was such a profoundly beautiful place (and significant time for me) that now most of my dreams are set there…no matter what the scenario. I associate autumn with Castlemaine and the smell of woods and oils.

What three things do you ‘feel you need’ to carry with you (other than your phone, wallet or keys)?
lipstick, compact and my good ol’ paper diary

What fictional character do you most identify with and why?

What book OR movie do you enjoy reading/watching over and over again?
the selfish giant, oscar wilde

Describe something you wear that makes you feel confident, happy or powerful.
any kind of large hair adornment makes me feel happy and confident.