Lia Griesser

Brooklyn, NY
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Where did you grow up?
Tucson, Arizona

Where do you live?
In between: Tucson, Brooklyn, Joshua Tree, Portland

What is your personal soundtrack at the moment?
Lots of Afro Beat and Tropicalia. Waylon Jennings & Lyle Lovett. Howe Gelb/Giant Sand, Aksak Maboul, Lenguas Largas, Scout Niblett, Otherly Love, Rainer Ptacek, Scavenger Cunt, Clay Koweek’s Donkey Tonk, Kiss & the Tells, Will Elliott & The Heretics, Slapp Happy, Hank Topless. Also, going to New Orleans soon, so important business to be had catching up on my bounce with Big Freedia & Katey Red.

Your star sign?
Cancer, cusp of Gemini. Nesting traveler.

Who is your style icon?
Half my closet’s been silently stolen from my mamas… turquoise beads the size of chicken eggs and threadbare Amado Pena tshirts. Lee Miller, Annemarie Schwarzenbach, little girls, Nefertiti, Ursina Gysi, Goldie Hill, the costumes of Orfeu Negro.

What do you do or what would you like to do when you grow up?
Always growing younger.

High Desert Test Sites
Nika Kaiser
Fanny Bostrom Gentle
End of Century
Tucson Herb Store
The Red Room

 

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