Bitter’s Kiss

BITTER’S KISS - Chloe Baker
Toronto - May 5, 2016
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Tell us about your introduction to music. I grew up in a musical family. My dad was a musician; he was a singer in a band and also played guitar, drums, and piano. I always had instruments around the house … Continue reading

Julie Severino

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Have you always been a painter? No. I was originally planning on going to law school. I started out with painting and had always been photographing friends but never took it serious until I graduated college. Once I took an … Continue reading

Courtney Cilman

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You’re a film student at Columbia. Did you always grow up exploring the arts? I did a lot of community theatre as a kid, which meant musical theatre, chorus, and even opera. I’m a classically-trained singer actually. Theatre and film … Continue reading

Stephanie LaCava

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Have you always been a writer? I always wrote and I read everything, even things I wasn’t supposed to. But I didn’t think I was going to be a writer. I wasn’t raised in an environment where pursuing a career … Continue reading

Cary Fagan

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Tell us the story of how you got into photography. I got into photography unintentionally through my dad. He also is a photographer and shot a lot of junior league sports like football. He shot every Saturday. At one point … Continue reading

Jameel Mohammed

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Growing up, were you always creative? Yes! I’ve been drawing for as long as I can remember. I explored all types of illustration, from realistic 3D portraits and manga to graffiti. I actually got arrested for graffiti in seventh grade, … Continue reading

Grace Pickering

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What’s the story behind your first camera? When I was 14 and my school had a darkroom, I got into developing photos by hand. My teacher recommended I get the Pentax K1000. I was very much into photos of musicians like David … Continue reading

Greta Bellamacina

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The career of a poet is one that not many people pursue occupationally. What was your first exposure to poetry? As a young writer, I never considered it poetry. I was more interested in combinations of words. I would endlessly … Continue reading

Bonnie Arbittier

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What has been going on in the past year of your life? I started working in graphic design in the fashion industry in New York after I graduated in May [2014]. I quickly realized that the fashion world was too … Continue reading

Andrea Sisson

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Tell us the story behind your first camera. Disposable. Every weekend as a teenager, I absolutely loved it. I had covered my bedroom walls and ceiling completely with photographs and drawings that I would spend lengths of time arranging. I added photos … Continue reading

Andrew Luce

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You’re incredibly young. You’re 18-years-old right? Actually, I’m 17 right now. How did you first get introduced to music? When I was 8, I found my mom’s Guns and Roses record in her glove box and got interested in music. … Continue reading

Ian Durkin

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Tell us about your first camera. What’s the story? My first camera was a JVC mini DV camera that looks exactly like the camera emoji.  I got it when I was 12 or so for Christmas after years of wanting … Continue reading