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MIKE
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER
a man wearing a house shirt standing in front of a wall of photographs

ANY HOBBIES OR SPECIAL TALENTS?

I draw, I design, I make electronic music.

HOW DO YOU TAKE YOUR COFFEE?

Black. Over ice.

ARE YOU AN INTROVERT OR EXTROVERT?

Both. I can get up on stage or I can disappear for days.

IF I AM NOT AT HOME, YOU CAN FIND ME ...

Any number of comic or collector shops around the city, flea markets, or antique stores. I like to collect a range of things. Mostly small trinkets. Collecting is a way of learning history through an object.

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE CHICAGO FESTIVAL?

I think this is where I'm an introvert.

DO YOU HAVE A FOUR-LEGGED ROOMMATE? TELL US ABOUT HIM/HER.

No. Every now and then I'll watch my friend's cat. His name is Mies Van der Cat.

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE ART PIECES IN YOUR APARTMENT?

I have a Dana Holst painting. Everyone thinks it's creepy. It's one in a series of girls with spiders on them. I like it. I want the other ones, hit me up if you own one.

IF YOU HAD A BAND, WHAT WOULD THE NAME BE? WHAT GENRE?

I did, it was Sauce Transportation. We made electronic music.

DO YOU OWN AN ALARM CLOCK OR USE THE CLOCK ON YOUR PHONE?

I set three different alarms on my phone, 15 minutes apart.

DESCRIBE YOUR PERFECT DATE.

Picnic on the lake with my girlfriend.

MORNING ROUTINE IN THREE.

Wake up, lay there for twenty minutes, O.J.

silhouettes of the city at night on a black background illustration
Lives in
The Lawrence House
Social
@iron_mike_turner
a desk with a lot of papers and tools on it
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I DRAW, I DESIGN, I MAKE ELECTRONIC MUSIC.

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I CAN GET UP ON STAGE OR I CAN DISAPPEAR FOR DAYS.

a man is sitting at a desk with a paper and pencil
a desk with books and a lamp and a picture on the wall
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COLLECTING IS A WAY OF LEARNING HISTORY THROUGH AN OBJECT.