Free to be
What/Who Inspires you:
Films: Alfred Hitchcock, Oliver Stone, Frank Capra (Meet John Doe), Quentin Tarantino, Elia Kazan (Street Car Named Desire), Martin Scorsese, Robert Aldreich (Whatever Happened to Baby Jane), Michael Curtiz (Casablanca)…and the list goes on.
Liteature: Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged), Jack Kerouac, Charles Burkoski, Paul Bowles, Irvine Welsh, Tom Wolfe, William S. Burroughs, Walt Whitman.
Music: William Elliot Whitmore, Gorilla Blood, Arcade Fire, Album Leaf, Lou Reed, Velvet Underground, The Black Keys, Lousi Armstrong, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, The Clash, Glenn Miller, Queens of the Stone Age, Eagle of Death Metal, Devendra Banhart.
Can you describe the time when you first realized that creating was something you absolutely HGH had to do:
About five years ago when i found my first polaroid camera.
What are you trying to communicate with your art:
I am trying to expose the world for what it is. I want to show people what they cannot see. I want to free their minds of barriers.
Any Exciting projects on the Horizon:
Right now I am working on a series of photographs that have to do with the mythology of death.
What makes you truly happy:
Living life the way I want, reading books, watching movies, listening to music, riding my bike downtown, the unknown.
What keeps you balanced and sane:
My girlfriend Rebecca keeps me balanced and photography keeps me sane.