We recently spoke to Thomas Thwaites: GoatMan. You can hear more from Thomas at Friday Night Life on 18 November – find out why he ended up in an Alpine goat farm, on four legs, with a prosthetic stomach strapped to his chest, eating grass…
Describe your current role:
Freelance speculative designer.
Worst job you’ve ever done?
Waiter. I was terrible.
Proudest work-related moment?
Seeing the Toaster Project (Thomas built a toaster from scratch, literally.) next to Stephenson’s Rocket in the Science Museum.
Biggest work-related mistake?
Getting too sucked in to the technical details – for me it can be displacement activity to avoid doing the actual difficult/social bits of a project.
Any wisdom you can share?
If you think it’s interesting, do it.
Three words to describe you.
Snotty. Smelly. Obtuse. (Those are from my girlfriend sitting next to me).
Tell us something about you that might come as a surprise to people who know you.
I’m kind of an introvert.
Thomas Thwaites’ GoatMan project was supported by Wellcome Trust.
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