Federico Babina

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Why illustration, of all branches of art? I think that in any art form, we can find the the presence and many connections with other forms of artistic expression. When I make an illustration, in a certain way I paint, I … Continue reading

Ethan Jones

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What is it about photography that you love? I love how photography can elicit empathy, and as a photographer I’m most excited to make work that engages with that notion on some level. I also love how photography often gives … Continue reading

David Rodriguez

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I’m very excited to speak to you about your work today and I’m thankful that Ani [Katz] urged me to reach out. How do you two know each other? She was in the same graduate photography program with me. She, … Continue reading

Annabel Blue

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Are you a student? I’m seventeen and in Year 12, which is the last year of high school in Australia. Do you have an idea of what you’ll study in uni? I want to be a photojournalist. For that, I … Continue reading

Jason Vaughn

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Did you always want to become a photographer growing up? Actually, my parents are both ceramic artists and I discovered photography slowly. I studied graphic design in Texas, and when I moved to LA, I was a college music promoter. … Continue reading

Birthe Piontek

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I believe you are currently based in Vancouver, Canada but originally from Germany. What was the transition like from living in Germany to Canada? I moved almost 10 years ago from Germany to Vancouver. I had graduated from university in … Continue reading

Ben Marcin

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Tell me about how you got into photography. I started late. I was about 27-years-old and had always enjoyed art and even fiddled around with watercolors. I had a day job but at night, I would work on my paintings. … Continue reading

Hallie Bateman

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What sort of cartoons did you grow up on? As far as reading materials, I read a lot of The Far Side, FoxTrot, and Garfield. Ooh, and In Me Own Words: The Autobiography of Bigfoot by Graham Roumieu! I found … Continue reading

Sarker Protick

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Where are you based? I was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This is home for me. Can you describe the art scene in Bangladesh, which I must admit I am not too familiar with? It’s very vibrant. Culturally, this geographic location … Continue reading

Lisa Lindvay

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Tell us about your first camera. I can’t remember the name of the camera, but it was a point- and-shoot that I got for Christmas one year. I grew up in a big family. My older cousin wanted to be … Continue reading

Chantal Stafford-Abbott

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How did you end up in the modeling industry? I grew up a town one-and-a-half hours north of Montreal. It was the countryside. When I was young, I watched Barney shows and thought that I would grow up to be an actress. … Continue reading

Madeaux

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Tell us about how you came up with your stage name, Madeaux. I was reading the works of Ford Madox Ford, and I thought the middle name would be cool to use so I respelled it. By altering the spelling, … Continue reading