Fill Us In: Allison Loggins–Hull of Flutronix
Welcome to Fill Us In, our rapid fire fill-in-the-blank questionnaire inspired by the famous Proust questionnaire where we take a peek inside the minds of Carolina Performing Arts’ artists.
In this edition, we’re talking with CPA artist-in-residence Allison Loggins-Hull who, with collaborator Nathalie Joachim, make up flute and electronics duo Flutronix.
What is the best way to start your day?
My husband and I make a point to have coffee together first thing in the morning, before the children wake up and the demands of the day begin.
What is the worst way to start your day?
Looking at the news right away.
What would the title of your memoir be?
Whelp, That Was Crazy: A Story of Impossible Ideas and Enormous Undertakings
If you had a motto, what would it be?
Trust the universe!
What person do you admire most?
Michelle Obama. She is ALL of the things!
How do you hope others describe you in three words or less?
Black girl magic.
If you could transform into an animal, what animal would you be?
I’d be a bird, only because of the ability to fly.
What does a perfect “room of one’s own” look like to you?
No clutter, lots of sun, some flowers, a fireplace.
What smell can transport you back to your childhood?
The original cherry almond Jergens lotion.
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Listen to your gut.
Ocean, bathtub, or pool?
If you weren’t an artist what would your profession be?
Something involving home renovations and/or architecture.
What is something you splurge on?
Food. I once spent $800 on a sushi dinner for two. No regrets.
What advice do you have for artists who are just starting out?
Don’t be afraid to take risks and trust your gut! Also, it’s okay to take time to figure yourself out.
What thing is necessary for you to make art?