Here, Hein talks to Vogue about the Humpy Dumpty Was Pushed Funny Shirt In addition,I will do this pandemic, storytelling, and being “a complete optimist.” Your work suggests that you are an optimist; is that so?Yes, definitely. I think I’m a complete optimist. I also think that we artists can change the world together, and I think we can inspire a lot. I grew up in the countryside in a very small social democratic country, with hippie parents and an organic farm. I would say there was always a bit of fighting in the background for attention from my parents and from the people around me. [Eventually] you find the structure, depending on who you are as a person. If you’re negative, you’re getting a negative feeling back quite often; if you’re positive and laughing when you’re a child, you get the same thing back, more or less. It was a nice tool to learn how to be together with people when I was younger. My goal in life is actually to create more empathy and happiness in the world with small experiences [that encourage] people to explore themselves and their surroundings.