O’ Little Sister is an absolute darling. Surrounded by fairy lights, this curly-haired beauty is playing the guitar in a video portrait she just released in collaboration with Danny McShane. Below, she talks about movies with big hearts, a (very short-lived) desire to be a netballer, and seeing her little sister for the very first time.
where are you from?
I’ve always found this question hard to answer, my family was always moving growing up so I don’t feel like I’m from any particular place. Home was always where the family was as opposed to a house. In the last couple of years my parents settled in Redcliffe which is north of Brisbane (right near the water), and I realised this was the first place that really felt like home to me, which was pretty amazing. 
where do you want to be?

On a European beach somewhere, with a notebook and pen in the pocket of a giant jacket, while feeling the cold wind on my face. 
when you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?


I never really knew. When I was 9 I remember the teacher asking the class to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up… I had no idea, so I copied the girl next to me, which was to be a netballer. Pretty glad I didn’t follow that through haha. I started writing songs (partly to get through being bullied) when I was thirteen, and overtime that passion for writing grew and grew until I realised I got bored doing work that wasn’t music related. 
when did you first start getting into music?

Music was always a large part of Johnson Family life, but one of the very first albums I remember listening to was the Beatles 67’ album ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ - I asked my dad for his good headphones, sat down next to the CD player (which seemed massive to me as a child) and read the lyrics as they were sung. I’m not going to lie, I still pretend I’m the girl they’re singing about in  ’Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ *Swoon*.
how would you describe your sound to someone who’s never heard any of your songs?

The kind of hushed music you listen to past midnight when you can’t get to sleep, or can’t stop your thoughts going in circles. who/what inspires you?

My Parents, they are my solid foundation. 
Poems, sonnets and psalms, by John Keats, Shakespeare, and King David. 
Movies with big hearts.
The sea. 
if you could be the opening act for any artist in the world, who would you want it to be?

Oooooooooooo, let me think… I feel like it’s a tie between Coldplay, and Jon Foreman (lead singer from Switchfoot, he does his own folk solo goodness and it’s gorgeous). 
what has been the most surreal moment of your life this far?

(Okay I actually got a bit teary when I answered this one ) I was 12, my whole family walked into the hospital room, and I could see my mother sleeping so peacefully. My eyes were searching everywhere for my new little sister, but the crib was empty. So I walked up to kiss my mother on the cheek, and there she was! Nestled in, so small, so beautiful! I was so surprised and struck so suddenly by so many waves. Definitely surreal. 
are there any embarrassing songs in your music library?


I recently burnt a CD for my best friend.. so right now there are a lot.. Vanessa Carlton’s ‘A thousand miles’ is still cool right?

 
who are your favourite artists?


It changes a lot, but at the moment I would say, Meredith (my best friend who is a beautiful songwriter), Jon Foreman, Coldplay, Gregory and the Hawk, Passenger, my parents, Lydia Cole, Luke Thompson, Alan Boyle, and Kings Of Convenience.   

outside of music, what do you like to do?

I just bought myself a bike for the first time since I was a kid, so I’m pretty excited to go on some cool adventures. 
Might take a notebook to doodle, and a book to read with me ;) 
what was your favourite/least favourite thing about living in that house?


When I used to wake up in the morning, with my bed pushed up against the window, the dappled sun would warm my blankets and rest on my face, and morning birds would come and sing right up close to the window - easily my favourite thing.

Living there during big storms could be a bit scary though, apart of me was always praying a giant tree wouldn’t crash through the house - I love a big storm, but that thought made me a bit anxious.   

now that you’ve moved out of the house, what comes next? what are you up to?




Moving onto other things has been equally daunting and exhilerating at the same time. I’ve got some songs that I’d really love to record hopefully this year, and a lot of other ideas that my brain can’t seem to let go of haha. After recording I’d love to do some travelling, I’m thinking New Zealand and Europe? I’m open to what happens, after all, life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans  (thank you John Lennon). 

https://www.facebook.com/OLittleSister
https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/o-little-sister
http://olittlesister.bandcamp.com/

__________________
*all photographs by Danny McShane
ZoomInfo
O’ Little Sister is an absolute darling. Surrounded by fairy lights, this curly-haired beauty is playing the guitar in a video portrait she just released in collaboration with Danny McShane. Below, she talks about movies with big hearts, a (very short-lived) desire to be a netballer, and seeing her little sister for the very first time.
where are you from?
I’ve always found this question hard to answer, my family was always moving growing up so I don’t feel like I’m from any particular place. Home was always where the family was as opposed to a house. In the last couple of years my parents settled in Redcliffe which is north of Brisbane (right near the water), and I realised this was the first place that really felt like home to me, which was pretty amazing. 
where do you want to be?

On a European beach somewhere, with a notebook and pen in the pocket of a giant jacket, while feeling the cold wind on my face. 
when you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?


I never really knew. When I was 9 I remember the teacher asking the class to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up… I had no idea, so I copied the girl next to me, which was to be a netballer. Pretty glad I didn’t follow that through haha. I started writing songs (partly to get through being bullied) when I was thirteen, and overtime that passion for writing grew and grew until I realised I got bored doing work that wasn’t music related. 
when did you first start getting into music?

Music was always a large part of Johnson Family life, but one of the very first albums I remember listening to was the Beatles 67’ album ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ - I asked my dad for his good headphones, sat down next to the CD player (which seemed massive to me as a child) and read the lyrics as they were sung. I’m not going to lie, I still pretend I’m the girl they’re singing about in  ’Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ *Swoon*.
how would you describe your sound to someone who’s never heard any of your songs?

The kind of hushed music you listen to past midnight when you can’t get to sleep, or can’t stop your thoughts going in circles. who/what inspires you?

My Parents, they are my solid foundation. 
Poems, sonnets and psalms, by John Keats, Shakespeare, and King David. 
Movies with big hearts.
The sea. 
if you could be the opening act for any artist in the world, who would you want it to be?

Oooooooooooo, let me think… I feel like it’s a tie between Coldplay, and Jon Foreman (lead singer from Switchfoot, he does his own folk solo goodness and it’s gorgeous). 
what has been the most surreal moment of your life this far?

(Okay I actually got a bit teary when I answered this one ) I was 12, my whole family walked into the hospital room, and I could see my mother sleeping so peacefully. My eyes were searching everywhere for my new little sister, but the crib was empty. So I walked up to kiss my mother on the cheek, and there she was! Nestled in, so small, so beautiful! I was so surprised and struck so suddenly by so many waves. Definitely surreal. 
are there any embarrassing songs in your music library?


I recently burnt a CD for my best friend.. so right now there are a lot.. Vanessa Carlton’s ‘A thousand miles’ is still cool right?

 
who are your favourite artists?


It changes a lot, but at the moment I would say, Meredith (my best friend who is a beautiful songwriter), Jon Foreman, Coldplay, Gregory and the Hawk, Passenger, my parents, Lydia Cole, Luke Thompson, Alan Boyle, and Kings Of Convenience.   

outside of music, what do you like to do?

I just bought myself a bike for the first time since I was a kid, so I’m pretty excited to go on some cool adventures. 
Might take a notebook to doodle, and a book to read with me ;) 
what was your favourite/least favourite thing about living in that house?


When I used to wake up in the morning, with my bed pushed up against the window, the dappled sun would warm my blankets and rest on my face, and morning birds would come and sing right up close to the window - easily my favourite thing.

Living there during big storms could be a bit scary though, apart of me was always praying a giant tree wouldn’t crash through the house - I love a big storm, but that thought made me a bit anxious.   

now that you’ve moved out of the house, what comes next? what are you up to?




Moving onto other things has been equally daunting and exhilerating at the same time. I’ve got some songs that I’d really love to record hopefully this year, and a lot of other ideas that my brain can’t seem to let go of haha. After recording I’d love to do some travelling, I’m thinking New Zealand and Europe? I’m open to what happens, after all, life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans  (thank you John Lennon). 

https://www.facebook.com/OLittleSister
https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/o-little-sister
http://olittlesister.bandcamp.com/

__________________
*all photographs by Danny McShane
ZoomInfo
O’ Little Sister is an absolute darling. Surrounded by fairy lights, this curly-haired beauty is playing the guitar in a video portrait she just released in collaboration with Danny McShane. Below, she talks about movies with big hearts, a (very short-lived) desire to be a netballer, and seeing her little sister for the very first time.
where are you from?
I’ve always found this question hard to answer, my family was always moving growing up so I don’t feel like I’m from any particular place. Home was always where the family was as opposed to a house. In the last couple of years my parents settled in Redcliffe which is north of Brisbane (right near the water), and I realised this was the first place that really felt like home to me, which was pretty amazing. 
where do you want to be?

On a European beach somewhere, with a notebook and pen in the pocket of a giant jacket, while feeling the cold wind on my face. 
when you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?


I never really knew. When I was 9 I remember the teacher asking the class to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up… I had no idea, so I copied the girl next to me, which was to be a netballer. Pretty glad I didn’t follow that through haha. I started writing songs (partly to get through being bullied) when I was thirteen, and overtime that passion for writing grew and grew until I realised I got bored doing work that wasn’t music related. 
when did you first start getting into music?

Music was always a large part of Johnson Family life, but one of the very first albums I remember listening to was the Beatles 67’ album ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ - I asked my dad for his good headphones, sat down next to the CD player (which seemed massive to me as a child) and read the lyrics as they were sung. I’m not going to lie, I still pretend I’m the girl they’re singing about in  ’Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ *Swoon*.
how would you describe your sound to someone who’s never heard any of your songs?

The kind of hushed music you listen to past midnight when you can’t get to sleep, or can’t stop your thoughts going in circles. who/what inspires you?

My Parents, they are my solid foundation. 
Poems, sonnets and psalms, by John Keats, Shakespeare, and King David. 
Movies with big hearts.
The sea. 
if you could be the opening act for any artist in the world, who would you want it to be?

Oooooooooooo, let me think… I feel like it’s a tie between Coldplay, and Jon Foreman (lead singer from Switchfoot, he does his own folk solo goodness and it’s gorgeous). 
what has been the most surreal moment of your life this far?

(Okay I actually got a bit teary when I answered this one ) I was 12, my whole family walked into the hospital room, and I could see my mother sleeping so peacefully. My eyes were searching everywhere for my new little sister, but the crib was empty. So I walked up to kiss my mother on the cheek, and there she was! Nestled in, so small, so beautiful! I was so surprised and struck so suddenly by so many waves. Definitely surreal. 
are there any embarrassing songs in your music library?


I recently burnt a CD for my best friend.. so right now there are a lot.. Vanessa Carlton’s ‘A thousand miles’ is still cool right?

 
who are your favourite artists?


It changes a lot, but at the moment I would say, Meredith (my best friend who is a beautiful songwriter), Jon Foreman, Coldplay, Gregory and the Hawk, Passenger, my parents, Lydia Cole, Luke Thompson, Alan Boyle, and Kings Of Convenience.   

outside of music, what do you like to do?

I just bought myself a bike for the first time since I was a kid, so I’m pretty excited to go on some cool adventures. 
Might take a notebook to doodle, and a book to read with me ;) 
what was your favourite/least favourite thing about living in that house?


When I used to wake up in the morning, with my bed pushed up against the window, the dappled sun would warm my blankets and rest on my face, and morning birds would come and sing right up close to the window - easily my favourite thing.

Living there during big storms could be a bit scary though, apart of me was always praying a giant tree wouldn’t crash through the house - I love a big storm, but that thought made me a bit anxious.   

now that you’ve moved out of the house, what comes next? what are you up to?




Moving onto other things has been equally daunting and exhilerating at the same time. I’ve got some songs that I’d really love to record hopefully this year, and a lot of other ideas that my brain can’t seem to let go of haha. After recording I’d love to do some travelling, I’m thinking New Zealand and Europe? I’m open to what happens, after all, life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans  (thank you John Lennon). 

https://www.facebook.com/OLittleSister
https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/o-little-sister
http://olittlesister.bandcamp.com/

__________________
*all photographs by Danny McShane
ZoomInfo
O’ Little Sister is an absolute darling. Surrounded by fairy lights, this curly-haired beauty is playing the guitar in a video portrait she just released in collaboration with Danny McShane. Below, she talks about movies with big hearts, a (very short-lived) desire to be a netballer, and seeing her little sister for the very first time.
where are you from?
I’ve always found this question hard to answer, my family was always moving growing up so I don’t feel like I’m from any particular place. Home was always where the family was as opposed to a house. In the last couple of years my parents settled in Redcliffe which is north of Brisbane (right near the water), and I realised this was the first place that really felt like home to me, which was pretty amazing. 
where do you want to be?

On a European beach somewhere, with a notebook and pen in the pocket of a giant jacket, while feeling the cold wind on my face. 
when you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?


I never really knew. When I was 9 I remember the teacher asking the class to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up… I had no idea, so I copied the girl next to me, which was to be a netballer. Pretty glad I didn’t follow that through haha. I started writing songs (partly to get through being bullied) when I was thirteen, and overtime that passion for writing grew and grew until I realised I got bored doing work that wasn’t music related. 
when did you first start getting into music?

Music was always a large part of Johnson Family life, but one of the very first albums I remember listening to was the Beatles 67’ album ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ - I asked my dad for his good headphones, sat down next to the CD player (which seemed massive to me as a child) and read the lyrics as they were sung. I’m not going to lie, I still pretend I’m the girl they’re singing about in  ’Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ *Swoon*.
how would you describe your sound to someone who’s never heard any of your songs?

The kind of hushed music you listen to past midnight when you can’t get to sleep, or can’t stop your thoughts going in circles. who/what inspires you?

My Parents, they are my solid foundation. 
Poems, sonnets and psalms, by John Keats, Shakespeare, and King David. 
Movies with big hearts.
The sea. 
if you could be the opening act for any artist in the world, who would you want it to be?

Oooooooooooo, let me think… I feel like it’s a tie between Coldplay, and Jon Foreman (lead singer from Switchfoot, he does his own folk solo goodness and it’s gorgeous). 
what has been the most surreal moment of your life this far?

(Okay I actually got a bit teary when I answered this one ) I was 12, my whole family walked into the hospital room, and I could see my mother sleeping so peacefully. My eyes were searching everywhere for my new little sister, but the crib was empty. So I walked up to kiss my mother on the cheek, and there she was! Nestled in, so small, so beautiful! I was so surprised and struck so suddenly by so many waves. Definitely surreal. 
are there any embarrassing songs in your music library?


I recently burnt a CD for my best friend.. so right now there are a lot.. Vanessa Carlton’s ‘A thousand miles’ is still cool right?

 
who are your favourite artists?


It changes a lot, but at the moment I would say, Meredith (my best friend who is a beautiful songwriter), Jon Foreman, Coldplay, Gregory and the Hawk, Passenger, my parents, Lydia Cole, Luke Thompson, Alan Boyle, and Kings Of Convenience.   

outside of music, what do you like to do?

I just bought myself a bike for the first time since I was a kid, so I’m pretty excited to go on some cool adventures. 
Might take a notebook to doodle, and a book to read with me ;) 
what was your favourite/least favourite thing about living in that house?


When I used to wake up in the morning, with my bed pushed up against the window, the dappled sun would warm my blankets and rest on my face, and morning birds would come and sing right up close to the window - easily my favourite thing.

Living there during big storms could be a bit scary though, apart of me was always praying a giant tree wouldn’t crash through the house - I love a big storm, but that thought made me a bit anxious.   

now that you’ve moved out of the house, what comes next? what are you up to?




Moving onto other things has been equally daunting and exhilerating at the same time. I’ve got some songs that I’d really love to record hopefully this year, and a lot of other ideas that my brain can’t seem to let go of haha. After recording I’d love to do some travelling, I’m thinking New Zealand and Europe? I’m open to what happens, after all, life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans  (thank you John Lennon). 

https://www.facebook.com/OLittleSister
https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/o-little-sister
http://olittlesister.bandcamp.com/

__________________
*all photographs by Danny McShane
ZoomInfo
O’ Little Sister is an absolute darling. Surrounded by fairy lights, this curly-haired beauty is playing the guitar in a video portrait she just released in collaboration with Danny McShane. Below, she talks about movies with big hearts, a (very short-lived) desire to be a netballer, and seeing her little sister for the very first time.
where are you from?
I’ve always found this question hard to answer, my family was always moving growing up so I don’t feel like I’m from any particular place. Home was always where the family was as opposed to a house. In the last couple of years my parents settled in Redcliffe which is north of Brisbane (right near the water), and I realised this was the first place that really felt like home to me, which was pretty amazing. 
where do you want to be?

On a European beach somewhere, with a notebook and pen in the pocket of a giant jacket, while feeling the cold wind on my face. 
when you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?


I never really knew. When I was 9 I remember the teacher asking the class to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up… I had no idea, so I copied the girl next to me, which was to be a netballer. Pretty glad I didn’t follow that through haha. I started writing songs (partly to get through being bullied) when I was thirteen, and overtime that passion for writing grew and grew until I realised I got bored doing work that wasn’t music related. 
when did you first start getting into music?

Music was always a large part of Johnson Family life, but one of the very first albums I remember listening to was the Beatles 67’ album ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ - I asked my dad for his good headphones, sat down next to the CD player (which seemed massive to me as a child) and read the lyrics as they were sung. I’m not going to lie, I still pretend I’m the girl they’re singing about in  ’Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ *Swoon*.
how would you describe your sound to someone who’s never heard any of your songs?

The kind of hushed music you listen to past midnight when you can’t get to sleep, or can’t stop your thoughts going in circles. who/what inspires you?

My Parents, they are my solid foundation. 
Poems, sonnets and psalms, by John Keats, Shakespeare, and King David. 
Movies with big hearts.
The sea. 
if you could be the opening act for any artist in the world, who would you want it to be?

Oooooooooooo, let me think… I feel like it’s a tie between Coldplay, and Jon Foreman (lead singer from Switchfoot, he does his own folk solo goodness and it’s gorgeous). 
what has been the most surreal moment of your life this far?

(Okay I actually got a bit teary when I answered this one ) I was 12, my whole family walked into the hospital room, and I could see my mother sleeping so peacefully. My eyes were searching everywhere for my new little sister, but the crib was empty. So I walked up to kiss my mother on the cheek, and there she was! Nestled in, so small, so beautiful! I was so surprised and struck so suddenly by so many waves. Definitely surreal. 
are there any embarrassing songs in your music library?


I recently burnt a CD for my best friend.. so right now there are a lot.. Vanessa Carlton’s ‘A thousand miles’ is still cool right?

 
who are your favourite artists?


It changes a lot, but at the moment I would say, Meredith (my best friend who is a beautiful songwriter), Jon Foreman, Coldplay, Gregory and the Hawk, Passenger, my parents, Lydia Cole, Luke Thompson, Alan Boyle, and Kings Of Convenience.   

outside of music, what do you like to do?

I just bought myself a bike for the first time since I was a kid, so I’m pretty excited to go on some cool adventures. 
Might take a notebook to doodle, and a book to read with me ;) 
what was your favourite/least favourite thing about living in that house?


When I used to wake up in the morning, with my bed pushed up against the window, the dappled sun would warm my blankets and rest on my face, and morning birds would come and sing right up close to the window - easily my favourite thing.

Living there during big storms could be a bit scary though, apart of me was always praying a giant tree wouldn’t crash through the house - I love a big storm, but that thought made me a bit anxious.   

now that you’ve moved out of the house, what comes next? what are you up to?




Moving onto other things has been equally daunting and exhilerating at the same time. I’ve got some songs that I’d really love to record hopefully this year, and a lot of other ideas that my brain can’t seem to let go of haha. After recording I’d love to do some travelling, I’m thinking New Zealand and Europe? I’m open to what happens, after all, life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans  (thank you John Lennon). 

https://www.facebook.com/OLittleSister
https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/o-little-sister
http://olittlesister.bandcamp.com/

__________________
*all photographs by Danny McShane
ZoomInfo
O’ Little Sister is an absolute darling. Surrounded by fairy lights, this curly-haired beauty is playing the guitar in a video portrait she just released in collaboration with Danny McShane. Below, she talks about movies with big hearts, a (very short-lived) desire to be a netballer, and seeing her little sister for the very first time.
where are you from?
I’ve always found this question hard to answer, my family was always moving growing up so I don’t feel like I’m from any particular place. Home was always where the family was as opposed to a house. In the last couple of years my parents settled in Redcliffe which is north of Brisbane (right near the water), and I realised this was the first place that really felt like home to me, which was pretty amazing. 
where do you want to be?

On a European beach somewhere, with a notebook and pen in the pocket of a giant jacket, while feeling the cold wind on my face. 
when you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?


I never really knew. When I was 9 I remember the teacher asking the class to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up… I had no idea, so I copied the girl next to me, which was to be a netballer. Pretty glad I didn’t follow that through haha. I started writing songs (partly to get through being bullied) when I was thirteen, and overtime that passion for writing grew and grew until I realised I got bored doing work that wasn’t music related. 
when did you first start getting into music?

Music was always a large part of Johnson Family life, but one of the very first albums I remember listening to was the Beatles 67’ album ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ - I asked my dad for his good headphones, sat down next to the CD player (which seemed massive to me as a child) and read the lyrics as they were sung. I’m not going to lie, I still pretend I’m the girl they’re singing about in  ’Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ *Swoon*.
how would you describe your sound to someone who’s never heard any of your songs?

The kind of hushed music you listen to past midnight when you can’t get to sleep, or can’t stop your thoughts going in circles. who/what inspires you?

My Parents, they are my solid foundation. 
Poems, sonnets and psalms, by John Keats, Shakespeare, and King David. 
Movies with big hearts.
The sea. 
if you could be the opening act for any artist in the world, who would you want it to be?

Oooooooooooo, let me think… I feel like it’s a tie between Coldplay, and Jon Foreman (lead singer from Switchfoot, he does his own folk solo goodness and it’s gorgeous). 
what has been the most surreal moment of your life this far?

(Okay I actually got a bit teary when I answered this one ) I was 12, my whole family walked into the hospital room, and I could see my mother sleeping so peacefully. My eyes were searching everywhere for my new little sister, but the crib was empty. So I walked up to kiss my mother on the cheek, and there she was! Nestled in, so small, so beautiful! I was so surprised and struck so suddenly by so many waves. Definitely surreal. 
are there any embarrassing songs in your music library?


I recently burnt a CD for my best friend.. so right now there are a lot.. Vanessa Carlton’s ‘A thousand miles’ is still cool right?

 
who are your favourite artists?


It changes a lot, but at the moment I would say, Meredith (my best friend who is a beautiful songwriter), Jon Foreman, Coldplay, Gregory and the Hawk, Passenger, my parents, Lydia Cole, Luke Thompson, Alan Boyle, and Kings Of Convenience.   

outside of music, what do you like to do?

I just bought myself a bike for the first time since I was a kid, so I’m pretty excited to go on some cool adventures. 
Might take a notebook to doodle, and a book to read with me ;) 
what was your favourite/least favourite thing about living in that house?


When I used to wake up in the morning, with my bed pushed up against the window, the dappled sun would warm my blankets and rest on my face, and morning birds would come and sing right up close to the window - easily my favourite thing.

Living there during big storms could be a bit scary though, apart of me was always praying a giant tree wouldn’t crash through the house - I love a big storm, but that thought made me a bit anxious.   

now that you’ve moved out of the house, what comes next? what are you up to?




Moving onto other things has been equally daunting and exhilerating at the same time. I’ve got some songs that I’d really love to record hopefully this year, and a lot of other ideas that my brain can’t seem to let go of haha. After recording I’d love to do some travelling, I’m thinking New Zealand and Europe? I’m open to what happens, after all, life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans  (thank you John Lennon). 

https://www.facebook.com/OLittleSister
https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/o-little-sister
http://olittlesister.bandcamp.com/

__________________
*all photographs by Danny McShane
ZoomInfo
O’ Little Sister is an absolute darling. Surrounded by fairy lights, this curly-haired beauty is playing the guitar in a video portrait she just released in collaboration with Danny McShane. Below, she talks about movies with big hearts, a (very short-lived) desire to be a netballer, and seeing her little sister for the very first time.
where are you from?
I’ve always found this question hard to answer, my family was always moving growing up so I don’t feel like I’m from any particular place. Home was always where the family was as opposed to a house. In the last couple of years my parents settled in Redcliffe which is north of Brisbane (right near the water), and I realised this was the first place that really felt like home to me, which was pretty amazing. 
where do you want to be?

On a European beach somewhere, with a notebook and pen in the pocket of a giant jacket, while feeling the cold wind on my face. 
when you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?


I never really knew. When I was 9 I remember the teacher asking the class to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up… I had no idea, so I copied the girl next to me, which was to be a netballer. Pretty glad I didn’t follow that through haha. I started writing songs (partly to get through being bullied) when I was thirteen, and overtime that passion for writing grew and grew until I realised I got bored doing work that wasn’t music related. 
when did you first start getting into music?

Music was always a large part of Johnson Family life, but one of the very first albums I remember listening to was the Beatles 67’ album ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ - I asked my dad for his good headphones, sat down next to the CD player (which seemed massive to me as a child) and read the lyrics as they were sung. I’m not going to lie, I still pretend I’m the girl they’re singing about in  ’Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ *Swoon*.
how would you describe your sound to someone who’s never heard any of your songs?

The kind of hushed music you listen to past midnight when you can’t get to sleep, or can’t stop your thoughts going in circles. who/what inspires you?

My Parents, they are my solid foundation. 
Poems, sonnets and psalms, by John Keats, Shakespeare, and King David. 
Movies with big hearts.
The sea. 
if you could be the opening act for any artist in the world, who would you want it to be?

Oooooooooooo, let me think… I feel like it’s a tie between Coldplay, and Jon Foreman (lead singer from Switchfoot, he does his own folk solo goodness and it’s gorgeous). 
what has been the most surreal moment of your life this far?

(Okay I actually got a bit teary when I answered this one ) I was 12, my whole family walked into the hospital room, and I could see my mother sleeping so peacefully. My eyes were searching everywhere for my new little sister, but the crib was empty. So I walked up to kiss my mother on the cheek, and there she was! Nestled in, so small, so beautiful! I was so surprised and struck so suddenly by so many waves. Definitely surreal. 
are there any embarrassing songs in your music library?


I recently burnt a CD for my best friend.. so right now there are a lot.. Vanessa Carlton’s ‘A thousand miles’ is still cool right?

 
who are your favourite artists?


It changes a lot, but at the moment I would say, Meredith (my best friend who is a beautiful songwriter), Jon Foreman, Coldplay, Gregory and the Hawk, Passenger, my parents, Lydia Cole, Luke Thompson, Alan Boyle, and Kings Of Convenience.   

outside of music, what do you like to do?

I just bought myself a bike for the first time since I was a kid, so I’m pretty excited to go on some cool adventures. 
Might take a notebook to doodle, and a book to read with me ;) 
what was your favourite/least favourite thing about living in that house?


When I used to wake up in the morning, with my bed pushed up against the window, the dappled sun would warm my blankets and rest on my face, and morning birds would come and sing right up close to the window - easily my favourite thing.

Living there during big storms could be a bit scary though, apart of me was always praying a giant tree wouldn’t crash through the house - I love a big storm, but that thought made me a bit anxious.   

now that you’ve moved out of the house, what comes next? what are you up to?




Moving onto other things has been equally daunting and exhilerating at the same time. I’ve got some songs that I’d really love to record hopefully this year, and a lot of other ideas that my brain can’t seem to let go of haha. After recording I’d love to do some travelling, I’m thinking New Zealand and Europe? I’m open to what happens, after all, life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans  (thank you John Lennon). 

https://www.facebook.com/OLittleSister
https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/o-little-sister
http://olittlesister.bandcamp.com/

__________________
*all photographs by Danny McShane
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O’ Little Sister is an absolute darling. Surrounded by fairy lights, this curly-haired beauty is playing the guitar in a video portrait she just released in collaboration with Danny McShane. Below, she talks about movies with big hearts, a (very short-lived) desire to be a netballer, and seeing her little sister for the very first time.
where are you from?
I’ve always found this question hard to answer, my family was always moving growing up so I don’t feel like I’m from any particular place. Home was always where the family was as opposed to a house. In the last couple of years my parents settled in Redcliffe which is north of Brisbane (right near the water), and I realised this was the first place that really felt like home to me, which was pretty amazing. 
where do you want to be?

On a European beach somewhere, with a notebook and pen in the pocket of a giant jacket, while feeling the cold wind on my face. 
when you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?


I never really knew. When I was 9 I remember the teacher asking the class to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up… I had no idea, so I copied the girl next to me, which was to be a netballer. Pretty glad I didn’t follow that through haha. I started writing songs (partly to get through being bullied) when I was thirteen, and overtime that passion for writing grew and grew until I realised I got bored doing work that wasn’t music related. 
when did you first start getting into music?

Music was always a large part of Johnson Family life, but one of the very first albums I remember listening to was the Beatles 67’ album ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ - I asked my dad for his good headphones, sat down next to the CD player (which seemed massive to me as a child) and read the lyrics as they were sung. I’m not going to lie, I still pretend I’m the girl they’re singing about in  ’Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ *Swoon*.
how would you describe your sound to someone who’s never heard any of your songs?

The kind of hushed music you listen to past midnight when you can’t get to sleep, or can’t stop your thoughts going in circles. who/what inspires you?

My Parents, they are my solid foundation. 
Poems, sonnets and psalms, by John Keats, Shakespeare, and King David. 
Movies with big hearts.
The sea. 
if you could be the opening act for any artist in the world, who would you want it to be?

Oooooooooooo, let me think… I feel like it’s a tie between Coldplay, and Jon Foreman (lead singer from Switchfoot, he does his own folk solo goodness and it’s gorgeous). 
what has been the most surreal moment of your life this far?

(Okay I actually got a bit teary when I answered this one ) I was 12, my whole family walked into the hospital room, and I could see my mother sleeping so peacefully. My eyes were searching everywhere for my new little sister, but the crib was empty. So I walked up to kiss my mother on the cheek, and there she was! Nestled in, so small, so beautiful! I was so surprised and struck so suddenly by so many waves. Definitely surreal. 
are there any embarrassing songs in your music library?


I recently burnt a CD for my best friend.. so right now there are a lot.. Vanessa Carlton’s ‘A thousand miles’ is still cool right?

 
who are your favourite artists?


It changes a lot, but at the moment I would say, Meredith (my best friend who is a beautiful songwriter), Jon Foreman, Coldplay, Gregory and the Hawk, Passenger, my parents, Lydia Cole, Luke Thompson, Alan Boyle, and Kings Of Convenience.   

outside of music, what do you like to do?

I just bought myself a bike for the first time since I was a kid, so I’m pretty excited to go on some cool adventures. 
Might take a notebook to doodle, and a book to read with me ;) 
what was your favourite/least favourite thing about living in that house?


When I used to wake up in the morning, with my bed pushed up against the window, the dappled sun would warm my blankets and rest on my face, and morning birds would come and sing right up close to the window - easily my favourite thing.

Living there during big storms could be a bit scary though, apart of me was always praying a giant tree wouldn’t crash through the house - I love a big storm, but that thought made me a bit anxious.   

now that you’ve moved out of the house, what comes next? what are you up to?




Moving onto other things has been equally daunting and exhilerating at the same time. I’ve got some songs that I’d really love to record hopefully this year, and a lot of other ideas that my brain can’t seem to let go of haha. After recording I’d love to do some travelling, I’m thinking New Zealand and Europe? I’m open to what happens, after all, life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans  (thank you John Lennon). 

https://www.facebook.com/OLittleSister
https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/o-little-sister
http://olittlesister.bandcamp.com/

__________________
*all photographs by Danny McShane
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O’ Little Sister is an absolute darling. Surrounded by fairy lights, this curly-haired beauty is playing the guitar in a video portrait she just released in collaboration with Danny McShane. Below, she talks about movies with big hearts, a (very short-lived) desire to be a netballer, and seeing her little sister for the very first time.
where are you from?
I’ve always found this question hard to answer, my family was always moving growing up so I don’t feel like I’m from any particular place. Home was always where the family was as opposed to a house. In the last couple of years my parents settled in Redcliffe which is north of Brisbane (right near the water), and I realised this was the first place that really felt like home to me, which was pretty amazing. 
where do you want to be?

On a European beach somewhere, with a notebook and pen in the pocket of a giant jacket, while feeling the cold wind on my face. 
when you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?


I never really knew. When I was 9 I remember the teacher asking the class to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up… I had no idea, so I copied the girl next to me, which was to be a netballer. Pretty glad I didn’t follow that through haha. I started writing songs (partly to get through being bullied) when I was thirteen, and overtime that passion for writing grew and grew until I realised I got bored doing work that wasn’t music related. 
when did you first start getting into music?

Music was always a large part of Johnson Family life, but one of the very first albums I remember listening to was the Beatles 67’ album ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ - I asked my dad for his good headphones, sat down next to the CD player (which seemed massive to me as a child) and read the lyrics as they were sung. I’m not going to lie, I still pretend I’m the girl they’re singing about in  ’Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ *Swoon*.
how would you describe your sound to someone who’s never heard any of your songs?

The kind of hushed music you listen to past midnight when you can’t get to sleep, or can’t stop your thoughts going in circles. who/what inspires you?

My Parents, they are my solid foundation. 
Poems, sonnets and psalms, by John Keats, Shakespeare, and King David. 
Movies with big hearts.
The sea. 
if you could be the opening act for any artist in the world, who would you want it to be?

Oooooooooooo, let me think… I feel like it’s a tie between Coldplay, and Jon Foreman (lead singer from Switchfoot, he does his own folk solo goodness and it’s gorgeous). 
what has been the most surreal moment of your life this far?

(Okay I actually got a bit teary when I answered this one ) I was 12, my whole family walked into the hospital room, and I could see my mother sleeping so peacefully. My eyes were searching everywhere for my new little sister, but the crib was empty. So I walked up to kiss my mother on the cheek, and there she was! Nestled in, so small, so beautiful! I was so surprised and struck so suddenly by so many waves. Definitely surreal. 
are there any embarrassing songs in your music library?


I recently burnt a CD for my best friend.. so right now there are a lot.. Vanessa Carlton’s ‘A thousand miles’ is still cool right?

 
who are your favourite artists?


It changes a lot, but at the moment I would say, Meredith (my best friend who is a beautiful songwriter), Jon Foreman, Coldplay, Gregory and the Hawk, Passenger, my parents, Lydia Cole, Luke Thompson, Alan Boyle, and Kings Of Convenience.   

outside of music, what do you like to do?

I just bought myself a bike for the first time since I was a kid, so I’m pretty excited to go on some cool adventures. 
Might take a notebook to doodle, and a book to read with me ;) 
what was your favourite/least favourite thing about living in that house?


When I used to wake up in the morning, with my bed pushed up against the window, the dappled sun would warm my blankets and rest on my face, and morning birds would come and sing right up close to the window - easily my favourite thing.

Living there during big storms could be a bit scary though, apart of me was always praying a giant tree wouldn’t crash through the house - I love a big storm, but that thought made me a bit anxious.   

now that you’ve moved out of the house, what comes next? what are you up to?




Moving onto other things has been equally daunting and exhilerating at the same time. I’ve got some songs that I’d really love to record hopefully this year, and a lot of other ideas that my brain can’t seem to let go of haha. After recording I’d love to do some travelling, I’m thinking New Zealand and Europe? I’m open to what happens, after all, life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans  (thank you John Lennon). 

https://www.facebook.com/OLittleSister
https://www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/o-little-sister
http://olittlesister.bandcamp.com/

__________________
*all photographs by Danny McShane
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O’ Little Sister is an absolute darling. Surrounded by fairy lights, this curly-haired beauty is playing the guitar in a video portrait she just released in collaboration with Danny McShane. Below, she talks about movies with big hearts, a (very short-lived) desire to be a netballer, and seeing her little sister for the very first time.

where are you from?

I’ve always found this question hard to answer, my family was always moving growing up so I don’t feel like I’m from any particular place. Home was always where the family was as opposed to a house. In the last couple of years my parents settled in Redcliffe which is north of Brisbane (right near the water), and I realised this was the first place that really felt like home to me, which was pretty amazing. 

where do you want to be?
On a European beach somewhere, with a notebook and pen in the pocket of a giant jacket, while feeling the cold wind on my face. 

when you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I never really knew. When I was 9 I remember the teacher asking the class to write down what we wanted to be when we grew up… I had no idea, so I copied the girl next to me, which was to be a netballer. Pretty glad I didn’t follow that through haha. I started writing songs (partly to get through being bullied) when I was thirteen, and overtime that passion for writing grew and grew until I realised I got bored doing work that wasn’t music related. 

when did you first start getting into music?
Music was always a large part of Johnson Family life, but one of the very first albums I remember listening to was the Beatles 67’ album ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ - I asked my dad for his good headphones, sat down next to the CD player (which seemed massive to me as a child) and read the lyrics as they were sung. I’m not going to lie, I still pretend I’m the girl they’re singing about in  ’Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ *Swoon*.

how would you describe your sound to someone who’s never heard any of your songs?
The kind of hushed music you listen to past midnight when you can’t get to sleep, or can’t stop your thoughts going in circles. 

who/what inspires you?
My Parents, they are my solid foundation. 
Poems, sonnets and psalms, by John Keats, Shakespeare, and King David. 
Movies with big hearts.
The sea. 

if you could be the opening act for any artist in the world, who would you want it to be?
Oooooooooooo, let me think… I feel like it’s a tie between Coldplay, and Jon Foreman (lead singer from Switchfoot, he does his own folk solo goodness and it’s gorgeous). 

what has been the most surreal moment of your life this far?
(Okay I actually got a bit teary when I answered this one ) I was 12, my whole family walked into the hospital room, and I could see my mother sleeping so peacefully. My eyes were searching everywhere for my new little sister, but the crib was empty. So I walked up to kiss my mother on the cheek, and there she was! Nestled in, so small, so beautiful! I was so surprised and struck so suddenly by so many waves. Definitely surreal. 

are there any embarrassing songs in your music library?
I recently burnt a CD for my best friend.. so right now there are a lot.. Vanessa Carlton’s ‘A thousand miles’ is still cool right?
 
who are your favourite artists?
It changes a lot, but at the moment I would say, Meredith (my best friend who is a beautiful songwriter), Jon Foreman, Coldplay, Gregory and the Hawk, Passenger, my parents, Lydia Cole, Luke Thompson, Alan Boyle, and Kings Of Convenience.   
outside of music, what do you like to do?
I just bought myself a bike for the first time since I was a kid, so I’m pretty excited to go on some cool adventures. 
Might take a notebook to doodle, and a book to read with me ;) 

what was your favourite/least favourite thing about living in that house?
When I used to wake up in the morning, with my bed pushed up against the window, the dappled sun would warm my blankets and rest on my face, and morning birds would come and sing right up close to the window - easily my favourite thing.
Living there during big storms could be a bit scary though, apart of me was always praying a giant tree wouldn’t crash through the house - I love a big storm, but that thought made me a bit anxious.   

now that you’ve moved out of the house, what comes next? what are you up to?
Moving onto other things has been equally daunting and exhilerating at the same time. I’ve got some songs that I’d really love to record hopefully this year, and a lot of other ideas that my brain can’t seem to let go of haha. After recording I’d love to do some travelling, I’m thinking New Zealand and Europe? I’m open to what happens, after all, life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans  (thank you John Lennon). 
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*all photographs by Danny McShane

A short video portrait on Brisbane based singer-songwriter O’ Little Sister. (read our interview with her here!)

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Natasha Wong
Two weeks ago, I promised you that I would bring in more interviews to Pudge, and I am excited to kick that promise off with Natasha, who is a photographer I met a couple weeks ago in a bubble tea shop on 24th street. Below, she talks about travelling the world, feeling in between two cultures, and possibly living in a Wes Anderson film.
where are you from?
 I was born in Singapore. I lived there until I was about 12, and then I moved to a suburb in Chicago, Illinois. I lived there for about a year and a half, and then I moved to Houston, Texas, and I went to high school there. And now I’m here.
do you think any of those places affected who you are in one way or another? 
I think definitely. I went back to Singapore over break recently, and there’s a difference between what I experience now and what I saw there, and I feel like it is not part of my culture anymore. Even though I always say I am from Singapore, that’s not really something that I…
do you feel kind of in between? That’s how I feel about my country. You’re not entirely from there anymore, but you’re not exactly from here, either.
Yes, exactly. 
Why New York?
New York has definitely been a place that I wanted to live in at some point in my life. It’s always been something that I wanted to do. I applied to SVA, and being in New York was one of the big factors of me deciding on it.
You said SVA was the only art school you applied to?
Yes.
How did your parents take it? Did you ever experience any trouble?
No, no, my parents were the people who encouraged me to apply here. It was something that I didn’t think I could do. I wanted to choose something more practical over something that I wanted to do, but ultimately, this is something that is more important to me than anything else. 
How long have you been doing photography?
I started taking pictures around when I was 14. It was something that I always was interested in, and I picked up a camera and just decided to do it.
What kind of photography are you interested in?
Um, I don’t really have a specific thing. I feel like I go through phases. I used to do a lot of fashion photography, and that’s not something I’m interested in at this moment. Whatever I think of, I’ll just do it, and I don’t feel that it is necessary to bubble myself into something particular.
And that’s the best way.
Yeah.
You had a photoshoot, I believe you called it “Dollhouse”, of a girl in an abandoned ruined place. Where did you find it?
My friend actually drove past it. That was a really long time ago, three, two years? When I lived in Houston, there were a bunch of burnt down houses, so we went into one of them and we shot there.
Are all your photos of friends, and do you prefer your models to be friends?
Sometimes. It doesn’t really matter to me, as long as I can be comfortable with the person.  
What inspires you?
My experiences, the things that I see and am surrounded by. The people around me, life, in general. 
Are you ever satisfied with your work?
I don’t think you can ever be fully satisfied with your work unless it pushed you to want to keep creating. Not all the time, but sometimes I’ll be okay with something. “Oh, that was allright.”
Do you think of photography as work?
Not when I am doing personal stuff. Personal work is not work to me - it is something that I do for myself, it is something that I enjoy doing.
Film or digital?
I like film a lot, but I feel that it is not as stable as digital. A lot of my personal work is shot on film, and now I am starting to do a lot of digital because of school, and I am starting to get used to it. There’s a lot of advantages to digital, and a lot to film, as well. I don’t have a preference, I guess. [During the first semester], we did black&white film - I’ve never done it before, and we did the whole darkroom process, printing and stuff, and it was definitely difficult for me to get used to it, because I was so used to using colour. And I think colour is so important in my work, so I struggled in black&white.
Colour usage is definitely one of the first things I noticed when looking at your photographs. Other than that, do you have favourite elements in your photographs?
Light. I feel like I shoot a lot of natural sunlight. Or even fluorescent light. Light is my favourite thing.
Do you like shooting in the studio?
I don’t have a lot of studio experience. None of the work I am doing right now requires me to go into a studio, but when the time comes, I’m sure it will be interesting.
Imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who has never seen it. How do you explain it?
My work goes through phases. I used to photograph a lot of beautiful things, and now it’s more of a documentation of my experiences, and the changes in my life, and, oh, I don’t really know. That’s really difficult actually. I photograph my life.
Have you ever explored self-portraiture? Is it something that is interesting to you?
A little bit. This semester I’ve been working on a series of self-portraits, but I haven’t released any yet. I don’t do enough of it. I feel like everyone, when they start taking pictures, everybody does lots of self-portraits. I never had that phase, so I am going through it, I would like to explore it.
If you could talk with five people in the world, dead or alive, who would it be? One by one, or all together, however you choose.
Oh, wow, oh my God. I have no idea. I would really like to talk to Alex Prager. She does the “Face in the Crowd” photographs. I’d like to talk to Duane Michals, I think his work is really interesting. I have no idea, this is hard. 
It is difficult - it’s like when they ask you what your favourite movie is, and you suddenly forget every movie you have ever seen.
Yeah! I don’t know, can I get back to you? There’s so many people in the world, it’s just too hard.
What artists are you looking at?
A lot of Alex Prager. Also Ryan McGinley is interesting.
Do you find it necessary to have your work online and push it through different platforms?
I definitely think that exposure is always a good thing. There’s a community of online zines for artists, and there’s so many platforms for artists to showcase your work, and I think you should definitely take advantage of it.
First impression of New York?
First time I came to New York, I was 15, and I really liked how alive it is. There’s always something going on, there are always things open, and it’s so exciting, everything is here, and I think that’s why I like it so much.
Do you find that, being in a class and living in a dorm, your work gets influenced by your classmates and friends, and vice versa?
Definitely with two of my good friends - we help each other out, and it’s good to know people who are more photo-oriented, because you have them look at your work, and give you feedback.
Do you have a specific process when it comes to your photos?
When I have ideas, I like to think them out a little more before I make them happen, because I want to make sure that I execute it properly.
Is having a concept important to you? Is it something you think of consciously?
In some ways, yes. And sometimes, concept is really important, but sometimes, it’s not. When I am doing a project, I can have a conscious concept that I think of while I am photographing. But then when I am taking pictures, say, diary photos, there is no concept other than to have a visual diary.
The most surreal moment of your life this far?
Two summers ago, when I was seventeen, my mom and I took a trip to Alaska, and we drove to the Yukon territory, and we were at Emerald Lake. I haven’t seen a lot of nature in my life, because I always lived in cities, and it was very surreal for me to see mountains and lakes. 
Did you take photos there?
I did, of course.
Dream city/country to visit?
I really want to go to Iceland. Iceland is beautiful, I really want to see the Northern Lights, and I just want to go there.
Two, three hundred years from now, imagine people find your work, but they only find one thing, and it is the one thing that they are going to remember you by. What do you think it will be?
I don’t know if I’ve taken it yet!

What kind of music do you listen to?
Mac DeMarco just dropped a new album, and I really like it. I like Sufjan Stevens. What am I even listening to, I don’t know. I like relaxed, easy-going music. Oh! Another band - Blood Orange.
Are you scared of anything?
Heights. I’m terrified of heights. 
Have you ever been on a rooftop here?
I don’t have a rooftop in my building. Any rooftop? No, I haven’t.
Would you go?
I would, I would do it, even though it scares me.
Would you want to live in a Wes Anderson film?

Oh, yes.
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Natasha Wong
Two weeks ago, I promised you that I would bring in more interviews to Pudge, and I am excited to kick that promise off with Natasha, who is a photographer I met a couple weeks ago in a bubble tea shop on 24th street. Below, she talks about travelling the world, feeling in between two cultures, and possibly living in a Wes Anderson film.
where are you from?
 I was born in Singapore. I lived there until I was about 12, and then I moved to a suburb in Chicago, Illinois. I lived there for about a year and a half, and then I moved to Houston, Texas, and I went to high school there. And now I’m here.
do you think any of those places affected who you are in one way or another? 
I think definitely. I went back to Singapore over break recently, and there’s a difference between what I experience now and what I saw there, and I feel like it is not part of my culture anymore. Even though I always say I am from Singapore, that’s not really something that I…
do you feel kind of in between? That’s how I feel about my country. You’re not entirely from there anymore, but you’re not exactly from here, either.
Yes, exactly. 
Why New York?
New York has definitely been a place that I wanted to live in at some point in my life. It’s always been something that I wanted to do. I applied to SVA, and being in New York was one of the big factors of me deciding on it.
You said SVA was the only art school you applied to?
Yes.
How did your parents take it? Did you ever experience any trouble?
No, no, my parents were the people who encouraged me to apply here. It was something that I didn’t think I could do. I wanted to choose something more practical over something that I wanted to do, but ultimately, this is something that is more important to me than anything else. 
How long have you been doing photography?
I started taking pictures around when I was 14. It was something that I always was interested in, and I picked up a camera and just decided to do it.
What kind of photography are you interested in?
Um, I don’t really have a specific thing. I feel like I go through phases. I used to do a lot of fashion photography, and that’s not something I’m interested in at this moment. Whatever I think of, I’ll just do it, and I don’t feel that it is necessary to bubble myself into something particular.
And that’s the best way.
Yeah.
You had a photoshoot, I believe you called it “Dollhouse”, of a girl in an abandoned ruined place. Where did you find it?
My friend actually drove past it. That was a really long time ago, three, two years? When I lived in Houston, there were a bunch of burnt down houses, so we went into one of them and we shot there.
Are all your photos of friends, and do you prefer your models to be friends?
Sometimes. It doesn’t really matter to me, as long as I can be comfortable with the person.  
What inspires you?
My experiences, the things that I see and am surrounded by. The people around me, life, in general. 
Are you ever satisfied with your work?
I don’t think you can ever be fully satisfied with your work unless it pushed you to want to keep creating. Not all the time, but sometimes I’ll be okay with something. “Oh, that was allright.”
Do you think of photography as work?
Not when I am doing personal stuff. Personal work is not work to me - it is something that I do for myself, it is something that I enjoy doing.
Film or digital?
I like film a lot, but I feel that it is not as stable as digital. A lot of my personal work is shot on film, and now I am starting to do a lot of digital because of school, and I am starting to get used to it. There’s a lot of advantages to digital, and a lot to film, as well. I don’t have a preference, I guess. [During the first semester], we did black&white film - I’ve never done it before, and we did the whole darkroom process, printing and stuff, and it was definitely difficult for me to get used to it, because I was so used to using colour. And I think colour is so important in my work, so I struggled in black&white.
Colour usage is definitely one of the first things I noticed when looking at your photographs. Other than that, do you have favourite elements in your photographs?
Light. I feel like I shoot a lot of natural sunlight. Or even fluorescent light. Light is my favourite thing.
Do you like shooting in the studio?
I don’t have a lot of studio experience. None of the work I am doing right now requires me to go into a studio, but when the time comes, I’m sure it will be interesting.
Imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who has never seen it. How do you explain it?
My work goes through phases. I used to photograph a lot of beautiful things, and now it’s more of a documentation of my experiences, and the changes in my life, and, oh, I don’t really know. That’s really difficult actually. I photograph my life.
Have you ever explored self-portraiture? Is it something that is interesting to you?
A little bit. This semester I’ve been working on a series of self-portraits, but I haven’t released any yet. I don’t do enough of it. I feel like everyone, when they start taking pictures, everybody does lots of self-portraits. I never had that phase, so I am going through it, I would like to explore it.
If you could talk with five people in the world, dead or alive, who would it be? One by one, or all together, however you choose.
Oh, wow, oh my God. I have no idea. I would really like to talk to Alex Prager. She does the “Face in the Crowd” photographs. I’d like to talk to Duane Michals, I think his work is really interesting. I have no idea, this is hard. 
It is difficult - it’s like when they ask you what your favourite movie is, and you suddenly forget every movie you have ever seen.
Yeah! I don’t know, can I get back to you? There’s so many people in the world, it’s just too hard.
What artists are you looking at?
A lot of Alex Prager. Also Ryan McGinley is interesting.
Do you find it necessary to have your work online and push it through different platforms?
I definitely think that exposure is always a good thing. There’s a community of online zines for artists, and there’s so many platforms for artists to showcase your work, and I think you should definitely take advantage of it.
First impression of New York?
First time I came to New York, I was 15, and I really liked how alive it is. There’s always something going on, there are always things open, and it’s so exciting, everything is here, and I think that’s why I like it so much.
Do you find that, being in a class and living in a dorm, your work gets influenced by your classmates and friends, and vice versa?
Definitely with two of my good friends - we help each other out, and it’s good to know people who are more photo-oriented, because you have them look at your work, and give you feedback.
Do you have a specific process when it comes to your photos?
When I have ideas, I like to think them out a little more before I make them happen, because I want to make sure that I execute it properly.
Is having a concept important to you? Is it something you think of consciously?
In some ways, yes. And sometimes, concept is really important, but sometimes, it’s not. When I am doing a project, I can have a conscious concept that I think of while I am photographing. But then when I am taking pictures, say, diary photos, there is no concept other than to have a visual diary.
The most surreal moment of your life this far?
Two summers ago, when I was seventeen, my mom and I took a trip to Alaska, and we drove to the Yukon territory, and we were at Emerald Lake. I haven’t seen a lot of nature in my life, because I always lived in cities, and it was very surreal for me to see mountains and lakes. 
Did you take photos there?
I did, of course.
Dream city/country to visit?
I really want to go to Iceland. Iceland is beautiful, I really want to see the Northern Lights, and I just want to go there.
Two, three hundred years from now, imagine people find your work, but they only find one thing, and it is the one thing that they are going to remember you by. What do you think it will be?
I don’t know if I’ve taken it yet!

What kind of music do you listen to?
Mac DeMarco just dropped a new album, and I really like it. I like Sufjan Stevens. What am I even listening to, I don’t know. I like relaxed, easy-going music. Oh! Another band - Blood Orange.
Are you scared of anything?
Heights. I’m terrified of heights. 
Have you ever been on a rooftop here?
I don’t have a rooftop in my building. Any rooftop? No, I haven’t.
Would you go?
I would, I would do it, even though it scares me.
Would you want to live in a Wes Anderson film?

Oh, yes.
http://www.natashawong.photography/
https://www.facebook.com/natashawongphoto
https://www.flickr.com/photos/natashawong/
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Natasha Wong
Two weeks ago, I promised you that I would bring in more interviews to Pudge, and I am excited to kick that promise off with Natasha, who is a photographer I met a couple weeks ago in a bubble tea shop on 24th street. Below, she talks about travelling the world, feeling in between two cultures, and possibly living in a Wes Anderson film.
where are you from?
 I was born in Singapore. I lived there until I was about 12, and then I moved to a suburb in Chicago, Illinois. I lived there for about a year and a half, and then I moved to Houston, Texas, and I went to high school there. And now I’m here.
do you think any of those places affected who you are in one way or another? 
I think definitely. I went back to Singapore over break recently, and there’s a difference between what I experience now and what I saw there, and I feel like it is not part of my culture anymore. Even though I always say I am from Singapore, that’s not really something that I…
do you feel kind of in between? That’s how I feel about my country. You’re not entirely from there anymore, but you’re not exactly from here, either.
Yes, exactly. 
Why New York?
New York has definitely been a place that I wanted to live in at some point in my life. It’s always been something that I wanted to do. I applied to SVA, and being in New York was one of the big factors of me deciding on it.
You said SVA was the only art school you applied to?
Yes.
How did your parents take it? Did you ever experience any trouble?
No, no, my parents were the people who encouraged me to apply here. It was something that I didn’t think I could do. I wanted to choose something more practical over something that I wanted to do, but ultimately, this is something that is more important to me than anything else. 
How long have you been doing photography?
I started taking pictures around when I was 14. It was something that I always was interested in, and I picked up a camera and just decided to do it.
What kind of photography are you interested in?
Um, I don’t really have a specific thing. I feel like I go through phases. I used to do a lot of fashion photography, and that’s not something I’m interested in at this moment. Whatever I think of, I’ll just do it, and I don’t feel that it is necessary to bubble myself into something particular.
And that’s the best way.
Yeah.
You had a photoshoot, I believe you called it “Dollhouse”, of a girl in an abandoned ruined place. Where did you find it?
My friend actually drove past it. That was a really long time ago, three, two years? When I lived in Houston, there were a bunch of burnt down houses, so we went into one of them and we shot there.
Are all your photos of friends, and do you prefer your models to be friends?
Sometimes. It doesn’t really matter to me, as long as I can be comfortable with the person.  
What inspires you?
My experiences, the things that I see and am surrounded by. The people around me, life, in general. 
Are you ever satisfied with your work?
I don’t think you can ever be fully satisfied with your work unless it pushed you to want to keep creating. Not all the time, but sometimes I’ll be okay with something. “Oh, that was allright.”
Do you think of photography as work?
Not when I am doing personal stuff. Personal work is not work to me - it is something that I do for myself, it is something that I enjoy doing.
Film or digital?
I like film a lot, but I feel that it is not as stable as digital. A lot of my personal work is shot on film, and now I am starting to do a lot of digital because of school, and I am starting to get used to it. There’s a lot of advantages to digital, and a lot to film, as well. I don’t have a preference, I guess. [During the first semester], we did black&white film - I’ve never done it before, and we did the whole darkroom process, printing and stuff, and it was definitely difficult for me to get used to it, because I was so used to using colour. And I think colour is so important in my work, so I struggled in black&white.
Colour usage is definitely one of the first things I noticed when looking at your photographs. Other than that, do you have favourite elements in your photographs?
Light. I feel like I shoot a lot of natural sunlight. Or even fluorescent light. Light is my favourite thing.
Do you like shooting in the studio?
I don’t have a lot of studio experience. None of the work I am doing right now requires me to go into a studio, but when the time comes, I’m sure it will be interesting.
Imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who has never seen it. How do you explain it?
My work goes through phases. I used to photograph a lot of beautiful things, and now it’s more of a documentation of my experiences, and the changes in my life, and, oh, I don’t really know. That’s really difficult actually. I photograph my life.
Have you ever explored self-portraiture? Is it something that is interesting to you?
A little bit. This semester I’ve been working on a series of self-portraits, but I haven’t released any yet. I don’t do enough of it. I feel like everyone, when they start taking pictures, everybody does lots of self-portraits. I never had that phase, so I am going through it, I would like to explore it.
If you could talk with five people in the world, dead or alive, who would it be? One by one, or all together, however you choose.
Oh, wow, oh my God. I have no idea. I would really like to talk to Alex Prager. She does the “Face in the Crowd” photographs. I’d like to talk to Duane Michals, I think his work is really interesting. I have no idea, this is hard. 
It is difficult - it’s like when they ask you what your favourite movie is, and you suddenly forget every movie you have ever seen.
Yeah! I don’t know, can I get back to you? There’s so many people in the world, it’s just too hard.
What artists are you looking at?
A lot of Alex Prager. Also Ryan McGinley is interesting.
Do you find it necessary to have your work online and push it through different platforms?
I definitely think that exposure is always a good thing. There’s a community of online zines for artists, and there’s so many platforms for artists to showcase your work, and I think you should definitely take advantage of it.
First impression of New York?
First time I came to New York, I was 15, and I really liked how alive it is. There’s always something going on, there are always things open, and it’s so exciting, everything is here, and I think that’s why I like it so much.
Do you find that, being in a class and living in a dorm, your work gets influenced by your classmates and friends, and vice versa?
Definitely with two of my good friends - we help each other out, and it’s good to know people who are more photo-oriented, because you have them look at your work, and give you feedback.
Do you have a specific process when it comes to your photos?
When I have ideas, I like to think them out a little more before I make them happen, because I want to make sure that I execute it properly.
Is having a concept important to you? Is it something you think of consciously?
In some ways, yes. And sometimes, concept is really important, but sometimes, it’s not. When I am doing a project, I can have a conscious concept that I think of while I am photographing. But then when I am taking pictures, say, diary photos, there is no concept other than to have a visual diary.
The most surreal moment of your life this far?
Two summers ago, when I was seventeen, my mom and I took a trip to Alaska, and we drove to the Yukon territory, and we were at Emerald Lake. I haven’t seen a lot of nature in my life, because I always lived in cities, and it was very surreal for me to see mountains and lakes. 
Did you take photos there?
I did, of course.
Dream city/country to visit?
I really want to go to Iceland. Iceland is beautiful, I really want to see the Northern Lights, and I just want to go there.
Two, three hundred years from now, imagine people find your work, but they only find one thing, and it is the one thing that they are going to remember you by. What do you think it will be?
I don’t know if I’ve taken it yet!

What kind of music do you listen to?
Mac DeMarco just dropped a new album, and I really like it. I like Sufjan Stevens. What am I even listening to, I don’t know. I like relaxed, easy-going music. Oh! Another band - Blood Orange.
Are you scared of anything?
Heights. I’m terrified of heights. 
Have you ever been on a rooftop here?
I don’t have a rooftop in my building. Any rooftop? No, I haven’t.
Would you go?
I would, I would do it, even though it scares me.
Would you want to live in a Wes Anderson film?

Oh, yes.
http://www.natashawong.photography/
https://www.facebook.com/natashawongphoto
https://www.flickr.com/photos/natashawong/
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Natasha Wong
Two weeks ago, I promised you that I would bring in more interviews to Pudge, and I am excited to kick that promise off with Natasha, who is a photographer I met a couple weeks ago in a bubble tea shop on 24th street. Below, she talks about travelling the world, feeling in between two cultures, and possibly living in a Wes Anderson film.
where are you from?
 I was born in Singapore. I lived there until I was about 12, and then I moved to a suburb in Chicago, Illinois. I lived there for about a year and a half, and then I moved to Houston, Texas, and I went to high school there. And now I’m here.
do you think any of those places affected who you are in one way or another? 
I think definitely. I went back to Singapore over break recently, and there’s a difference between what I experience now and what I saw there, and I feel like it is not part of my culture anymore. Even though I always say I am from Singapore, that’s not really something that I…
do you feel kind of in between? That’s how I feel about my country. You’re not entirely from there anymore, but you’re not exactly from here, either.
Yes, exactly. 
Why New York?
New York has definitely been a place that I wanted to live in at some point in my life. It’s always been something that I wanted to do. I applied to SVA, and being in New York was one of the big factors of me deciding on it.
You said SVA was the only art school you applied to?
Yes.
How did your parents take it? Did you ever experience any trouble?
No, no, my parents were the people who encouraged me to apply here. It was something that I didn’t think I could do. I wanted to choose something more practical over something that I wanted to do, but ultimately, this is something that is more important to me than anything else. 
How long have you been doing photography?
I started taking pictures around when I was 14. It was something that I always was interested in, and I picked up a camera and just decided to do it.
What kind of photography are you interested in?
Um, I don’t really have a specific thing. I feel like I go through phases. I used to do a lot of fashion photography, and that’s not something I’m interested in at this moment. Whatever I think of, I’ll just do it, and I don’t feel that it is necessary to bubble myself into something particular.
And that’s the best way.
Yeah.
You had a photoshoot, I believe you called it “Dollhouse”, of a girl in an abandoned ruined place. Where did you find it?
My friend actually drove past it. That was a really long time ago, three, two years? When I lived in Houston, there were a bunch of burnt down houses, so we went into one of them and we shot there.
Are all your photos of friends, and do you prefer your models to be friends?
Sometimes. It doesn’t really matter to me, as long as I can be comfortable with the person.  
What inspires you?
My experiences, the things that I see and am surrounded by. The people around me, life, in general. 
Are you ever satisfied with your work?
I don’t think you can ever be fully satisfied with your work unless it pushed you to want to keep creating. Not all the time, but sometimes I’ll be okay with something. “Oh, that was allright.”
Do you think of photography as work?
Not when I am doing personal stuff. Personal work is not work to me - it is something that I do for myself, it is something that I enjoy doing.
Film or digital?
I like film a lot, but I feel that it is not as stable as digital. A lot of my personal work is shot on film, and now I am starting to do a lot of digital because of school, and I am starting to get used to it. There’s a lot of advantages to digital, and a lot to film, as well. I don’t have a preference, I guess. [During the first semester], we did black&white film - I’ve never done it before, and we did the whole darkroom process, printing and stuff, and it was definitely difficult for me to get used to it, because I was so used to using colour. And I think colour is so important in my work, so I struggled in black&white.
Colour usage is definitely one of the first things I noticed when looking at your photographs. Other than that, do you have favourite elements in your photographs?
Light. I feel like I shoot a lot of natural sunlight. Or even fluorescent light. Light is my favourite thing.
Do you like shooting in the studio?
I don’t have a lot of studio experience. None of the work I am doing right now requires me to go into a studio, but when the time comes, I’m sure it will be interesting.
Imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who has never seen it. How do you explain it?
My work goes through phases. I used to photograph a lot of beautiful things, and now it’s more of a documentation of my experiences, and the changes in my life, and, oh, I don’t really know. That’s really difficult actually. I photograph my life.
Have you ever explored self-portraiture? Is it something that is interesting to you?
A little bit. This semester I’ve been working on a series of self-portraits, but I haven’t released any yet. I don’t do enough of it. I feel like everyone, when they start taking pictures, everybody does lots of self-portraits. I never had that phase, so I am going through it, I would like to explore it.
If you could talk with five people in the world, dead or alive, who would it be? One by one, or all together, however you choose.
Oh, wow, oh my God. I have no idea. I would really like to talk to Alex Prager. She does the “Face in the Crowd” photographs. I’d like to talk to Duane Michals, I think his work is really interesting. I have no idea, this is hard. 
It is difficult - it’s like when they ask you what your favourite movie is, and you suddenly forget every movie you have ever seen.
Yeah! I don’t know, can I get back to you? There’s so many people in the world, it’s just too hard.
What artists are you looking at?
A lot of Alex Prager. Also Ryan McGinley is interesting.
Do you find it necessary to have your work online and push it through different platforms?
I definitely think that exposure is always a good thing. There’s a community of online zines for artists, and there’s so many platforms for artists to showcase your work, and I think you should definitely take advantage of it.
First impression of New York?
First time I came to New York, I was 15, and I really liked how alive it is. There’s always something going on, there are always things open, and it’s so exciting, everything is here, and I think that’s why I like it so much.
Do you find that, being in a class and living in a dorm, your work gets influenced by your classmates and friends, and vice versa?
Definitely with two of my good friends - we help each other out, and it’s good to know people who are more photo-oriented, because you have them look at your work, and give you feedback.
Do you have a specific process when it comes to your photos?
When I have ideas, I like to think them out a little more before I make them happen, because I want to make sure that I execute it properly.
Is having a concept important to you? Is it something you think of consciously?
In some ways, yes. And sometimes, concept is really important, but sometimes, it’s not. When I am doing a project, I can have a conscious concept that I think of while I am photographing. But then when I am taking pictures, say, diary photos, there is no concept other than to have a visual diary.
The most surreal moment of your life this far?
Two summers ago, when I was seventeen, my mom and I took a trip to Alaska, and we drove to the Yukon territory, and we were at Emerald Lake. I haven’t seen a lot of nature in my life, because I always lived in cities, and it was very surreal for me to see mountains and lakes. 
Did you take photos there?
I did, of course.
Dream city/country to visit?
I really want to go to Iceland. Iceland is beautiful, I really want to see the Northern Lights, and I just want to go there.
Two, three hundred years from now, imagine people find your work, but they only find one thing, and it is the one thing that they are going to remember you by. What do you think it will be?
I don’t know if I’ve taken it yet!

What kind of music do you listen to?
Mac DeMarco just dropped a new album, and I really like it. I like Sufjan Stevens. What am I even listening to, I don’t know. I like relaxed, easy-going music. Oh! Another band - Blood Orange.
Are you scared of anything?
Heights. I’m terrified of heights. 
Have you ever been on a rooftop here?
I don’t have a rooftop in my building. Any rooftop? No, I haven’t.
Would you go?
I would, I would do it, even though it scares me.
Would you want to live in a Wes Anderson film?

Oh, yes.
http://www.natashawong.photography/
https://www.facebook.com/natashawongphoto
https://www.flickr.com/photos/natashawong/
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Natasha Wong
Two weeks ago, I promised you that I would bring in more interviews to Pudge, and I am excited to kick that promise off with Natasha, who is a photographer I met a couple weeks ago in a bubble tea shop on 24th street. Below, she talks about travelling the world, feeling in between two cultures, and possibly living in a Wes Anderson film.
where are you from?
 I was born in Singapore. I lived there until I was about 12, and then I moved to a suburb in Chicago, Illinois. I lived there for about a year and a half, and then I moved to Houston, Texas, and I went to high school there. And now I’m here.
do you think any of those places affected who you are in one way or another? 
I think definitely. I went back to Singapore over break recently, and there’s a difference between what I experience now and what I saw there, and I feel like it is not part of my culture anymore. Even though I always say I am from Singapore, that’s not really something that I…
do you feel kind of in between? That’s how I feel about my country. You’re not entirely from there anymore, but you’re not exactly from here, either.
Yes, exactly. 
Why New York?
New York has definitely been a place that I wanted to live in at some point in my life. It’s always been something that I wanted to do. I applied to SVA, and being in New York was one of the big factors of me deciding on it.
You said SVA was the only art school you applied to?
Yes.
How did your parents take it? Did you ever experience any trouble?
No, no, my parents were the people who encouraged me to apply here. It was something that I didn’t think I could do. I wanted to choose something more practical over something that I wanted to do, but ultimately, this is something that is more important to me than anything else. 
How long have you been doing photography?
I started taking pictures around when I was 14. It was something that I always was interested in, and I picked up a camera and just decided to do it.
What kind of photography are you interested in?
Um, I don’t really have a specific thing. I feel like I go through phases. I used to do a lot of fashion photography, and that’s not something I’m interested in at this moment. Whatever I think of, I’ll just do it, and I don’t feel that it is necessary to bubble myself into something particular.
And that’s the best way.
Yeah.
You had a photoshoot, I believe you called it “Dollhouse”, of a girl in an abandoned ruined place. Where did you find it?
My friend actually drove past it. That was a really long time ago, three, two years? When I lived in Houston, there were a bunch of burnt down houses, so we went into one of them and we shot there.
Are all your photos of friends, and do you prefer your models to be friends?
Sometimes. It doesn’t really matter to me, as long as I can be comfortable with the person.  
What inspires you?
My experiences, the things that I see and am surrounded by. The people around me, life, in general. 
Are you ever satisfied with your work?
I don’t think you can ever be fully satisfied with your work unless it pushed you to want to keep creating. Not all the time, but sometimes I’ll be okay with something. “Oh, that was allright.”
Do you think of photography as work?
Not when I am doing personal stuff. Personal work is not work to me - it is something that I do for myself, it is something that I enjoy doing.
Film or digital?
I like film a lot, but I feel that it is not as stable as digital. A lot of my personal work is shot on film, and now I am starting to do a lot of digital because of school, and I am starting to get used to it. There’s a lot of advantages to digital, and a lot to film, as well. I don’t have a preference, I guess. [During the first semester], we did black&white film - I’ve never done it before, and we did the whole darkroom process, printing and stuff, and it was definitely difficult for me to get used to it, because I was so used to using colour. And I think colour is so important in my work, so I struggled in black&white.
Colour usage is definitely one of the first things I noticed when looking at your photographs. Other than that, do you have favourite elements in your photographs?
Light. I feel like I shoot a lot of natural sunlight. Or even fluorescent light. Light is my favourite thing.
Do you like shooting in the studio?
I don’t have a lot of studio experience. None of the work I am doing right now requires me to go into a studio, but when the time comes, I’m sure it will be interesting.
Imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who has never seen it. How do you explain it?
My work goes through phases. I used to photograph a lot of beautiful things, and now it’s more of a documentation of my experiences, and the changes in my life, and, oh, I don’t really know. That’s really difficult actually. I photograph my life.
Have you ever explored self-portraiture? Is it something that is interesting to you?
A little bit. This semester I’ve been working on a series of self-portraits, but I haven’t released any yet. I don’t do enough of it. I feel like everyone, when they start taking pictures, everybody does lots of self-portraits. I never had that phase, so I am going through it, I would like to explore it.
If you could talk with five people in the world, dead or alive, who would it be? One by one, or all together, however you choose.
Oh, wow, oh my God. I have no idea. I would really like to talk to Alex Prager. She does the “Face in the Crowd” photographs. I’d like to talk to Duane Michals, I think his work is really interesting. I have no idea, this is hard. 
It is difficult - it’s like when they ask you what your favourite movie is, and you suddenly forget every movie you have ever seen.
Yeah! I don’t know, can I get back to you? There’s so many people in the world, it’s just too hard.
What artists are you looking at?
A lot of Alex Prager. Also Ryan McGinley is interesting.
Do you find it necessary to have your work online and push it through different platforms?
I definitely think that exposure is always a good thing. There’s a community of online zines for artists, and there’s so many platforms for artists to showcase your work, and I think you should definitely take advantage of it.
First impression of New York?
First time I came to New York, I was 15, and I really liked how alive it is. There’s always something going on, there are always things open, and it’s so exciting, everything is here, and I think that’s why I like it so much.
Do you find that, being in a class and living in a dorm, your work gets influenced by your classmates and friends, and vice versa?
Definitely with two of my good friends - we help each other out, and it’s good to know people who are more photo-oriented, because you have them look at your work, and give you feedback.
Do you have a specific process when it comes to your photos?
When I have ideas, I like to think them out a little more before I make them happen, because I want to make sure that I execute it properly.
Is having a concept important to you? Is it something you think of consciously?
In some ways, yes. And sometimes, concept is really important, but sometimes, it’s not. When I am doing a project, I can have a conscious concept that I think of while I am photographing. But then when I am taking pictures, say, diary photos, there is no concept other than to have a visual diary.
The most surreal moment of your life this far?
Two summers ago, when I was seventeen, my mom and I took a trip to Alaska, and we drove to the Yukon territory, and we were at Emerald Lake. I haven’t seen a lot of nature in my life, because I always lived in cities, and it was very surreal for me to see mountains and lakes. 
Did you take photos there?
I did, of course.
Dream city/country to visit?
I really want to go to Iceland. Iceland is beautiful, I really want to see the Northern Lights, and I just want to go there.
Two, three hundred years from now, imagine people find your work, but they only find one thing, and it is the one thing that they are going to remember you by. What do you think it will be?
I don’t know if I’ve taken it yet!

What kind of music do you listen to?
Mac DeMarco just dropped a new album, and I really like it. I like Sufjan Stevens. What am I even listening to, I don’t know. I like relaxed, easy-going music. Oh! Another band - Blood Orange.
Are you scared of anything?
Heights. I’m terrified of heights. 
Have you ever been on a rooftop here?
I don’t have a rooftop in my building. Any rooftop? No, I haven’t.
Would you go?
I would, I would do it, even though it scares me.
Would you want to live in a Wes Anderson film?

Oh, yes.
http://www.natashawong.photography/
https://www.facebook.com/natashawongphoto
https://www.flickr.com/photos/natashawong/
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Natasha Wong
Two weeks ago, I promised you that I would bring in more interviews to Pudge, and I am excited to kick that promise off with Natasha, who is a photographer I met a couple weeks ago in a bubble tea shop on 24th street. Below, she talks about travelling the world, feeling in between two cultures, and possibly living in a Wes Anderson film.
where are you from?
 I was born in Singapore. I lived there until I was about 12, and then I moved to a suburb in Chicago, Illinois. I lived there for about a year and a half, and then I moved to Houston, Texas, and I went to high school there. And now I’m here.
do you think any of those places affected who you are in one way or another? 
I think definitely. I went back to Singapore over break recently, and there’s a difference between what I experience now and what I saw there, and I feel like it is not part of my culture anymore. Even though I always say I am from Singapore, that’s not really something that I…
do you feel kind of in between? That’s how I feel about my country. You’re not entirely from there anymore, but you’re not exactly from here, either.
Yes, exactly. 
Why New York?
New York has definitely been a place that I wanted to live in at some point in my life. It’s always been something that I wanted to do. I applied to SVA, and being in New York was one of the big factors of me deciding on it.
You said SVA was the only art school you applied to?
Yes.
How did your parents take it? Did you ever experience any trouble?
No, no, my parents were the people who encouraged me to apply here. It was something that I didn’t think I could do. I wanted to choose something more practical over something that I wanted to do, but ultimately, this is something that is more important to me than anything else. 
How long have you been doing photography?
I started taking pictures around when I was 14. It was something that I always was interested in, and I picked up a camera and just decided to do it.
What kind of photography are you interested in?
Um, I don’t really have a specific thing. I feel like I go through phases. I used to do a lot of fashion photography, and that’s not something I’m interested in at this moment. Whatever I think of, I’ll just do it, and I don’t feel that it is necessary to bubble myself into something particular.
And that’s the best way.
Yeah.
You had a photoshoot, I believe you called it “Dollhouse”, of a girl in an abandoned ruined place. Where did you find it?
My friend actually drove past it. That was a really long time ago, three, two years? When I lived in Houston, there were a bunch of burnt down houses, so we went into one of them and we shot there.
Are all your photos of friends, and do you prefer your models to be friends?
Sometimes. It doesn’t really matter to me, as long as I can be comfortable with the person.  
What inspires you?
My experiences, the things that I see and am surrounded by. The people around me, life, in general. 
Are you ever satisfied with your work?
I don’t think you can ever be fully satisfied with your work unless it pushed you to want to keep creating. Not all the time, but sometimes I’ll be okay with something. “Oh, that was allright.”
Do you think of photography as work?
Not when I am doing personal stuff. Personal work is not work to me - it is something that I do for myself, it is something that I enjoy doing.
Film or digital?
I like film a lot, but I feel that it is not as stable as digital. A lot of my personal work is shot on film, and now I am starting to do a lot of digital because of school, and I am starting to get used to it. There’s a lot of advantages to digital, and a lot to film, as well. I don’t have a preference, I guess. [During the first semester], we did black&white film - I’ve never done it before, and we did the whole darkroom process, printing and stuff, and it was definitely difficult for me to get used to it, because I was so used to using colour. And I think colour is so important in my work, so I struggled in black&white.
Colour usage is definitely one of the first things I noticed when looking at your photographs. Other than that, do you have favourite elements in your photographs?
Light. I feel like I shoot a lot of natural sunlight. Or even fluorescent light. Light is my favourite thing.
Do you like shooting in the studio?
I don’t have a lot of studio experience. None of the work I am doing right now requires me to go into a studio, but when the time comes, I’m sure it will be interesting.
Imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who has never seen it. How do you explain it?
My work goes through phases. I used to photograph a lot of beautiful things, and now it’s more of a documentation of my experiences, and the changes in my life, and, oh, I don’t really know. That’s really difficult actually. I photograph my life.
Have you ever explored self-portraiture? Is it something that is interesting to you?
A little bit. This semester I’ve been working on a series of self-portraits, but I haven’t released any yet. I don’t do enough of it. I feel like everyone, when they start taking pictures, everybody does lots of self-portraits. I never had that phase, so I am going through it, I would like to explore it.
If you could talk with five people in the world, dead or alive, who would it be? One by one, or all together, however you choose.
Oh, wow, oh my God. I have no idea. I would really like to talk to Alex Prager. She does the “Face in the Crowd” photographs. I’d like to talk to Duane Michals, I think his work is really interesting. I have no idea, this is hard. 
It is difficult - it’s like when they ask you what your favourite movie is, and you suddenly forget every movie you have ever seen.
Yeah! I don’t know, can I get back to you? There’s so many people in the world, it’s just too hard.
What artists are you looking at?
A lot of Alex Prager. Also Ryan McGinley is interesting.
Do you find it necessary to have your work online and push it through different platforms?
I definitely think that exposure is always a good thing. There’s a community of online zines for artists, and there’s so many platforms for artists to showcase your work, and I think you should definitely take advantage of it.
First impression of New York?
First time I came to New York, I was 15, and I really liked how alive it is. There’s always something going on, there are always things open, and it’s so exciting, everything is here, and I think that’s why I like it so much.
Do you find that, being in a class and living in a dorm, your work gets influenced by your classmates and friends, and vice versa?
Definitely with two of my good friends - we help each other out, and it’s good to know people who are more photo-oriented, because you have them look at your work, and give you feedback.
Do you have a specific process when it comes to your photos?
When I have ideas, I like to think them out a little more before I make them happen, because I want to make sure that I execute it properly.
Is having a concept important to you? Is it something you think of consciously?
In some ways, yes. And sometimes, concept is really important, but sometimes, it’s not. When I am doing a project, I can have a conscious concept that I think of while I am photographing. But then when I am taking pictures, say, diary photos, there is no concept other than to have a visual diary.
The most surreal moment of your life this far?
Two summers ago, when I was seventeen, my mom and I took a trip to Alaska, and we drove to the Yukon territory, and we were at Emerald Lake. I haven’t seen a lot of nature in my life, because I always lived in cities, and it was very surreal for me to see mountains and lakes. 
Did you take photos there?
I did, of course.
Dream city/country to visit?
I really want to go to Iceland. Iceland is beautiful, I really want to see the Northern Lights, and I just want to go there.
Two, three hundred years from now, imagine people find your work, but they only find one thing, and it is the one thing that they are going to remember you by. What do you think it will be?
I don’t know if I’ve taken it yet!

What kind of music do you listen to?
Mac DeMarco just dropped a new album, and I really like it. I like Sufjan Stevens. What am I even listening to, I don’t know. I like relaxed, easy-going music. Oh! Another band - Blood Orange.
Are you scared of anything?
Heights. I’m terrified of heights. 
Have you ever been on a rooftop here?
I don’t have a rooftop in my building. Any rooftop? No, I haven’t.
Would you go?
I would, I would do it, even though it scares me.
Would you want to live in a Wes Anderson film?

Oh, yes.
http://www.natashawong.photography/
https://www.facebook.com/natashawongphoto
https://www.flickr.com/photos/natashawong/
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Natasha Wong
Two weeks ago, I promised you that I would bring in more interviews to Pudge, and I am excited to kick that promise off with Natasha, who is a photographer I met a couple weeks ago in a bubble tea shop on 24th street. Below, she talks about travelling the world, feeling in between two cultures, and possibly living in a Wes Anderson film.
where are you from?
 I was born in Singapore. I lived there until I was about 12, and then I moved to a suburb in Chicago, Illinois. I lived there for about a year and a half, and then I moved to Houston, Texas, and I went to high school there. And now I’m here.
do you think any of those places affected who you are in one way or another? 
I think definitely. I went back to Singapore over break recently, and there’s a difference between what I experience now and what I saw there, and I feel like it is not part of my culture anymore. Even though I always say I am from Singapore, that’s not really something that I…
do you feel kind of in between? That’s how I feel about my country. You’re not entirely from there anymore, but you’re not exactly from here, either.
Yes, exactly. 
Why New York?
New York has definitely been a place that I wanted to live in at some point in my life. It’s always been something that I wanted to do. I applied to SVA, and being in New York was one of the big factors of me deciding on it.
You said SVA was the only art school you applied to?
Yes.
How did your parents take it? Did you ever experience any trouble?
No, no, my parents were the people who encouraged me to apply here. It was something that I didn’t think I could do. I wanted to choose something more practical over something that I wanted to do, but ultimately, this is something that is more important to me than anything else. 
How long have you been doing photography?
I started taking pictures around when I was 14. It was something that I always was interested in, and I picked up a camera and just decided to do it.
What kind of photography are you interested in?
Um, I don’t really have a specific thing. I feel like I go through phases. I used to do a lot of fashion photography, and that’s not something I’m interested in at this moment. Whatever I think of, I’ll just do it, and I don’t feel that it is necessary to bubble myself into something particular.
And that’s the best way.
Yeah.
You had a photoshoot, I believe you called it “Dollhouse”, of a girl in an abandoned ruined place. Where did you find it?
My friend actually drove past it. That was a really long time ago, three, two years? When I lived in Houston, there were a bunch of burnt down houses, so we went into one of them and we shot there.
Are all your photos of friends, and do you prefer your models to be friends?
Sometimes. It doesn’t really matter to me, as long as I can be comfortable with the person.  
What inspires you?
My experiences, the things that I see and am surrounded by. The people around me, life, in general. 
Are you ever satisfied with your work?
I don’t think you can ever be fully satisfied with your work unless it pushed you to want to keep creating. Not all the time, but sometimes I’ll be okay with something. “Oh, that was allright.”
Do you think of photography as work?
Not when I am doing personal stuff. Personal work is not work to me - it is something that I do for myself, it is something that I enjoy doing.
Film or digital?
I like film a lot, but I feel that it is not as stable as digital. A lot of my personal work is shot on film, and now I am starting to do a lot of digital because of school, and I am starting to get used to it. There’s a lot of advantages to digital, and a lot to film, as well. I don’t have a preference, I guess. [During the first semester], we did black&white film - I’ve never done it before, and we did the whole darkroom process, printing and stuff, and it was definitely difficult for me to get used to it, because I was so used to using colour. And I think colour is so important in my work, so I struggled in black&white.
Colour usage is definitely one of the first things I noticed when looking at your photographs. Other than that, do you have favourite elements in your photographs?
Light. I feel like I shoot a lot of natural sunlight. Or even fluorescent light. Light is my favourite thing.
Do you like shooting in the studio?
I don’t have a lot of studio experience. None of the work I am doing right now requires me to go into a studio, but when the time comes, I’m sure it will be interesting.
Imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who has never seen it. How do you explain it?
My work goes through phases. I used to photograph a lot of beautiful things, and now it’s more of a documentation of my experiences, and the changes in my life, and, oh, I don’t really know. That’s really difficult actually. I photograph my life.
Have you ever explored self-portraiture? Is it something that is interesting to you?
A little bit. This semester I’ve been working on a series of self-portraits, but I haven’t released any yet. I don’t do enough of it. I feel like everyone, when they start taking pictures, everybody does lots of self-portraits. I never had that phase, so I am going through it, I would like to explore it.
If you could talk with five people in the world, dead or alive, who would it be? One by one, or all together, however you choose.
Oh, wow, oh my God. I have no idea. I would really like to talk to Alex Prager. She does the “Face in the Crowd” photographs. I’d like to talk to Duane Michals, I think his work is really interesting. I have no idea, this is hard. 
It is difficult - it’s like when they ask you what your favourite movie is, and you suddenly forget every movie you have ever seen.
Yeah! I don’t know, can I get back to you? There’s so many people in the world, it’s just too hard.
What artists are you looking at?
A lot of Alex Prager. Also Ryan McGinley is interesting.
Do you find it necessary to have your work online and push it through different platforms?
I definitely think that exposure is always a good thing. There’s a community of online zines for artists, and there’s so many platforms for artists to showcase your work, and I think you should definitely take advantage of it.
First impression of New York?
First time I came to New York, I was 15, and I really liked how alive it is. There’s always something going on, there are always things open, and it’s so exciting, everything is here, and I think that’s why I like it so much.
Do you find that, being in a class and living in a dorm, your work gets influenced by your classmates and friends, and vice versa?
Definitely with two of my good friends - we help each other out, and it’s good to know people who are more photo-oriented, because you have them look at your work, and give you feedback.
Do you have a specific process when it comes to your photos?
When I have ideas, I like to think them out a little more before I make them happen, because I want to make sure that I execute it properly.
Is having a concept important to you? Is it something you think of consciously?
In some ways, yes. And sometimes, concept is really important, but sometimes, it’s not. When I am doing a project, I can have a conscious concept that I think of while I am photographing. But then when I am taking pictures, say, diary photos, there is no concept other than to have a visual diary.
The most surreal moment of your life this far?
Two summers ago, when I was seventeen, my mom and I took a trip to Alaska, and we drove to the Yukon territory, and we were at Emerald Lake. I haven’t seen a lot of nature in my life, because I always lived in cities, and it was very surreal for me to see mountains and lakes. 
Did you take photos there?
I did, of course.
Dream city/country to visit?
I really want to go to Iceland. Iceland is beautiful, I really want to see the Northern Lights, and I just want to go there.
Two, three hundred years from now, imagine people find your work, but they only find one thing, and it is the one thing that they are going to remember you by. What do you think it will be?
I don’t know if I’ve taken it yet!

What kind of music do you listen to?
Mac DeMarco just dropped a new album, and I really like it. I like Sufjan Stevens. What am I even listening to, I don’t know. I like relaxed, easy-going music. Oh! Another band - Blood Orange.
Are you scared of anything?
Heights. I’m terrified of heights. 
Have you ever been on a rooftop here?
I don’t have a rooftop in my building. Any rooftop? No, I haven’t.
Would you go?
I would, I would do it, even though it scares me.
Would you want to live in a Wes Anderson film?

Oh, yes.
http://www.natashawong.photography/
https://www.facebook.com/natashawongphoto
https://www.flickr.com/photos/natashawong/
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Natasha Wong
Two weeks ago, I promised you that I would bring in more interviews to Pudge, and I am excited to kick that promise off with Natasha, who is a photographer I met a couple weeks ago in a bubble tea shop on 24th street. Below, she talks about travelling the world, feeling in between two cultures, and possibly living in a Wes Anderson film.
where are you from?
 I was born in Singapore. I lived there until I was about 12, and then I moved to a suburb in Chicago, Illinois. I lived there for about a year and a half, and then I moved to Houston, Texas, and I went to high school there. And now I’m here.
do you think any of those places affected who you are in one way or another? 
I think definitely. I went back to Singapore over break recently, and there’s a difference between what I experience now and what I saw there, and I feel like it is not part of my culture anymore. Even though I always say I am from Singapore, that’s not really something that I…
do you feel kind of in between? That’s how I feel about my country. You’re not entirely from there anymore, but you’re not exactly from here, either.
Yes, exactly. 
Why New York?
New York has definitely been a place that I wanted to live in at some point in my life. It’s always been something that I wanted to do. I applied to SVA, and being in New York was one of the big factors of me deciding on it.
You said SVA was the only art school you applied to?
Yes.
How did your parents take it? Did you ever experience any trouble?
No, no, my parents were the people who encouraged me to apply here. It was something that I didn’t think I could do. I wanted to choose something more practical over something that I wanted to do, but ultimately, this is something that is more important to me than anything else. 
How long have you been doing photography?
I started taking pictures around when I was 14. It was something that I always was interested in, and I picked up a camera and just decided to do it.
What kind of photography are you interested in?
Um, I don’t really have a specific thing. I feel like I go through phases. I used to do a lot of fashion photography, and that’s not something I’m interested in at this moment. Whatever I think of, I’ll just do it, and I don’t feel that it is necessary to bubble myself into something particular.
And that’s the best way.
Yeah.
You had a photoshoot, I believe you called it “Dollhouse”, of a girl in an abandoned ruined place. Where did you find it?
My friend actually drove past it. That was a really long time ago, three, two years? When I lived in Houston, there were a bunch of burnt down houses, so we went into one of them and we shot there.
Are all your photos of friends, and do you prefer your models to be friends?
Sometimes. It doesn’t really matter to me, as long as I can be comfortable with the person.  
What inspires you?
My experiences, the things that I see and am surrounded by. The people around me, life, in general. 
Are you ever satisfied with your work?
I don’t think you can ever be fully satisfied with your work unless it pushed you to want to keep creating. Not all the time, but sometimes I’ll be okay with something. “Oh, that was allright.”
Do you think of photography as work?
Not when I am doing personal stuff. Personal work is not work to me - it is something that I do for myself, it is something that I enjoy doing.
Film or digital?
I like film a lot, but I feel that it is not as stable as digital. A lot of my personal work is shot on film, and now I am starting to do a lot of digital because of school, and I am starting to get used to it. There’s a lot of advantages to digital, and a lot to film, as well. I don’t have a preference, I guess. [During the first semester], we did black&white film - I’ve never done it before, and we did the whole darkroom process, printing and stuff, and it was definitely difficult for me to get used to it, because I was so used to using colour. And I think colour is so important in my work, so I struggled in black&white.
Colour usage is definitely one of the first things I noticed when looking at your photographs. Other than that, do you have favourite elements in your photographs?
Light. I feel like I shoot a lot of natural sunlight. Or even fluorescent light. Light is my favourite thing.
Do you like shooting in the studio?
I don’t have a lot of studio experience. None of the work I am doing right now requires me to go into a studio, but when the time comes, I’m sure it will be interesting.
Imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who has never seen it. How do you explain it?
My work goes through phases. I used to photograph a lot of beautiful things, and now it’s more of a documentation of my experiences, and the changes in my life, and, oh, I don’t really know. That’s really difficult actually. I photograph my life.
Have you ever explored self-portraiture? Is it something that is interesting to you?
A little bit. This semester I’ve been working on a series of self-portraits, but I haven’t released any yet. I don’t do enough of it. I feel like everyone, when they start taking pictures, everybody does lots of self-portraits. I never had that phase, so I am going through it, I would like to explore it.
If you could talk with five people in the world, dead or alive, who would it be? One by one, or all together, however you choose.
Oh, wow, oh my God. I have no idea. I would really like to talk to Alex Prager. She does the “Face in the Crowd” photographs. I’d like to talk to Duane Michals, I think his work is really interesting. I have no idea, this is hard. 
It is difficult - it’s like when they ask you what your favourite movie is, and you suddenly forget every movie you have ever seen.
Yeah! I don’t know, can I get back to you? There’s so many people in the world, it’s just too hard.
What artists are you looking at?
A lot of Alex Prager. Also Ryan McGinley is interesting.
Do you find it necessary to have your work online and push it through different platforms?
I definitely think that exposure is always a good thing. There’s a community of online zines for artists, and there’s so many platforms for artists to showcase your work, and I think you should definitely take advantage of it.
First impression of New York?
First time I came to New York, I was 15, and I really liked how alive it is. There’s always something going on, there are always things open, and it’s so exciting, everything is here, and I think that’s why I like it so much.
Do you find that, being in a class and living in a dorm, your work gets influenced by your classmates and friends, and vice versa?
Definitely with two of my good friends - we help each other out, and it’s good to know people who are more photo-oriented, because you have them look at your work, and give you feedback.
Do you have a specific process when it comes to your photos?
When I have ideas, I like to think them out a little more before I make them happen, because I want to make sure that I execute it properly.
Is having a concept important to you? Is it something you think of consciously?
In some ways, yes. And sometimes, concept is really important, but sometimes, it’s not. When I am doing a project, I can have a conscious concept that I think of while I am photographing. But then when I am taking pictures, say, diary photos, there is no concept other than to have a visual diary.
The most surreal moment of your life this far?
Two summers ago, when I was seventeen, my mom and I took a trip to Alaska, and we drove to the Yukon territory, and we were at Emerald Lake. I haven’t seen a lot of nature in my life, because I always lived in cities, and it was very surreal for me to see mountains and lakes. 
Did you take photos there?
I did, of course.
Dream city/country to visit?
I really want to go to Iceland. Iceland is beautiful, I really want to see the Northern Lights, and I just want to go there.
Two, three hundred years from now, imagine people find your work, but they only find one thing, and it is the one thing that they are going to remember you by. What do you think it will be?
I don’t know if I’ve taken it yet!

What kind of music do you listen to?
Mac DeMarco just dropped a new album, and I really like it. I like Sufjan Stevens. What am I even listening to, I don’t know. I like relaxed, easy-going music. Oh! Another band - Blood Orange.
Are you scared of anything?
Heights. I’m terrified of heights. 
Have you ever been on a rooftop here?
I don’t have a rooftop in my building. Any rooftop? No, I haven’t.
Would you go?
I would, I would do it, even though it scares me.
Would you want to live in a Wes Anderson film?

Oh, yes.
http://www.natashawong.photography/
https://www.facebook.com/natashawongphoto
https://www.flickr.com/photos/natashawong/
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Natasha Wong
Two weeks ago, I promised you that I would bring in more interviews to Pudge, and I am excited to kick that promise off with Natasha, who is a photographer I met a couple weeks ago in a bubble tea shop on 24th street. Below, she talks about travelling the world, feeling in between two cultures, and possibly living in a Wes Anderson film.
where are you from?
 I was born in Singapore. I lived there until I was about 12, and then I moved to a suburb in Chicago, Illinois. I lived there for about a year and a half, and then I moved to Houston, Texas, and I went to high school there. And now I’m here.
do you think any of those places affected who you are in one way or another? 
I think definitely. I went back to Singapore over break recently, and there’s a difference between what I experience now and what I saw there, and I feel like it is not part of my culture anymore. Even though I always say I am from Singapore, that’s not really something that I…
do you feel kind of in between? That’s how I feel about my country. You’re not entirely from there anymore, but you’re not exactly from here, either.
Yes, exactly. 
Why New York?
New York has definitely been a place that I wanted to live in at some point in my life. It’s always been something that I wanted to do. I applied to SVA, and being in New York was one of the big factors of me deciding on it.
You said SVA was the only art school you applied to?
Yes.
How did your parents take it? Did you ever experience any trouble?
No, no, my parents were the people who encouraged me to apply here. It was something that I didn’t think I could do. I wanted to choose something more practical over something that I wanted to do, but ultimately, this is something that is more important to me than anything else. 
How long have you been doing photography?
I started taking pictures around when I was 14. It was something that I always was interested in, and I picked up a camera and just decided to do it.
What kind of photography are you interested in?
Um, I don’t really have a specific thing. I feel like I go through phases. I used to do a lot of fashion photography, and that’s not something I’m interested in at this moment. Whatever I think of, I’ll just do it, and I don’t feel that it is necessary to bubble myself into something particular.
And that’s the best way.
Yeah.
You had a photoshoot, I believe you called it “Dollhouse”, of a girl in an abandoned ruined place. Where did you find it?
My friend actually drove past it. That was a really long time ago, three, two years? When I lived in Houston, there were a bunch of burnt down houses, so we went into one of them and we shot there.
Are all your photos of friends, and do you prefer your models to be friends?
Sometimes. It doesn’t really matter to me, as long as I can be comfortable with the person.  
What inspires you?
My experiences, the things that I see and am surrounded by. The people around me, life, in general. 
Are you ever satisfied with your work?
I don’t think you can ever be fully satisfied with your work unless it pushed you to want to keep creating. Not all the time, but sometimes I’ll be okay with something. “Oh, that was allright.”
Do you think of photography as work?
Not when I am doing personal stuff. Personal work is not work to me - it is something that I do for myself, it is something that I enjoy doing.
Film or digital?
I like film a lot, but I feel that it is not as stable as digital. A lot of my personal work is shot on film, and now I am starting to do a lot of digital because of school, and I am starting to get used to it. There’s a lot of advantages to digital, and a lot to film, as well. I don’t have a preference, I guess. [During the first semester], we did black&white film - I’ve never done it before, and we did the whole darkroom process, printing and stuff, and it was definitely difficult for me to get used to it, because I was so used to using colour. And I think colour is so important in my work, so I struggled in black&white.
Colour usage is definitely one of the first things I noticed when looking at your photographs. Other than that, do you have favourite elements in your photographs?
Light. I feel like I shoot a lot of natural sunlight. Or even fluorescent light. Light is my favourite thing.
Do you like shooting in the studio?
I don’t have a lot of studio experience. None of the work I am doing right now requires me to go into a studio, but when the time comes, I’m sure it will be interesting.
Imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who has never seen it. How do you explain it?
My work goes through phases. I used to photograph a lot of beautiful things, and now it’s more of a documentation of my experiences, and the changes in my life, and, oh, I don’t really know. That’s really difficult actually. I photograph my life.
Have you ever explored self-portraiture? Is it something that is interesting to you?
A little bit. This semester I’ve been working on a series of self-portraits, but I haven’t released any yet. I don’t do enough of it. I feel like everyone, when they start taking pictures, everybody does lots of self-portraits. I never had that phase, so I am going through it, I would like to explore it.
If you could talk with five people in the world, dead or alive, who would it be? One by one, or all together, however you choose.
Oh, wow, oh my God. I have no idea. I would really like to talk to Alex Prager. She does the “Face in the Crowd” photographs. I’d like to talk to Duane Michals, I think his work is really interesting. I have no idea, this is hard. 
It is difficult - it’s like when they ask you what your favourite movie is, and you suddenly forget every movie you have ever seen.
Yeah! I don’t know, can I get back to you? There’s so many people in the world, it’s just too hard.
What artists are you looking at?
A lot of Alex Prager. Also Ryan McGinley is interesting.
Do you find it necessary to have your work online and push it through different platforms?
I definitely think that exposure is always a good thing. There’s a community of online zines for artists, and there’s so many platforms for artists to showcase your work, and I think you should definitely take advantage of it.
First impression of New York?
First time I came to New York, I was 15, and I really liked how alive it is. There’s always something going on, there are always things open, and it’s so exciting, everything is here, and I think that’s why I like it so much.
Do you find that, being in a class and living in a dorm, your work gets influenced by your classmates and friends, and vice versa?
Definitely with two of my good friends - we help each other out, and it’s good to know people who are more photo-oriented, because you have them look at your work, and give you feedback.
Do you have a specific process when it comes to your photos?
When I have ideas, I like to think them out a little more before I make them happen, because I want to make sure that I execute it properly.
Is having a concept important to you? Is it something you think of consciously?
In some ways, yes. And sometimes, concept is really important, but sometimes, it’s not. When I am doing a project, I can have a conscious concept that I think of while I am photographing. But then when I am taking pictures, say, diary photos, there is no concept other than to have a visual diary.
The most surreal moment of your life this far?
Two summers ago, when I was seventeen, my mom and I took a trip to Alaska, and we drove to the Yukon territory, and we were at Emerald Lake. I haven’t seen a lot of nature in my life, because I always lived in cities, and it was very surreal for me to see mountains and lakes. 
Did you take photos there?
I did, of course.
Dream city/country to visit?
I really want to go to Iceland. Iceland is beautiful, I really want to see the Northern Lights, and I just want to go there.
Two, three hundred years from now, imagine people find your work, but they only find one thing, and it is the one thing that they are going to remember you by. What do you think it will be?
I don’t know if I’ve taken it yet!

What kind of music do you listen to?
Mac DeMarco just dropped a new album, and I really like it. I like Sufjan Stevens. What am I even listening to, I don’t know. I like relaxed, easy-going music. Oh! Another band - Blood Orange.
Are you scared of anything?
Heights. I’m terrified of heights. 
Have you ever been on a rooftop here?
I don’t have a rooftop in my building. Any rooftop? No, I haven’t.
Would you go?
I would, I would do it, even though it scares me.
Would you want to live in a Wes Anderson film?

Oh, yes.
http://www.natashawong.photography/
https://www.facebook.com/natashawongphoto
https://www.flickr.com/photos/natashawong/
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Natasha Wong
Two weeks ago, I promised you that I would bring in more interviews to Pudge, and I am excited to kick that promise off with Natasha, who is a photographer I met a couple weeks ago in a bubble tea shop on 24th street. Below, she talks about travelling the world, feeling in between two cultures, and possibly living in a Wes Anderson film.
where are you from?
 I was born in Singapore. I lived there until I was about 12, and then I moved to a suburb in Chicago, Illinois. I lived there for about a year and a half, and then I moved to Houston, Texas, and I went to high school there. And now I’m here.
do you think any of those places affected who you are in one way or another? 
I think definitely. I went back to Singapore over break recently, and there’s a difference between what I experience now and what I saw there, and I feel like it is not part of my culture anymore. Even though I always say I am from Singapore, that’s not really something that I…
do you feel kind of in between? That’s how I feel about my country. You’re not entirely from there anymore, but you’re not exactly from here, either.
Yes, exactly. 
Why New York?
New York has definitely been a place that I wanted to live in at some point in my life. It’s always been something that I wanted to do. I applied to SVA, and being in New York was one of the big factors of me deciding on it.
You said SVA was the only art school you applied to?
Yes.
How did your parents take it? Did you ever experience any trouble?
No, no, my parents were the people who encouraged me to apply here. It was something that I didn’t think I could do. I wanted to choose something more practical over something that I wanted to do, but ultimately, this is something that is more important to me than anything else. 
How long have you been doing photography?
I started taking pictures around when I was 14. It was something that I always was interested in, and I picked up a camera and just decided to do it.
What kind of photography are you interested in?
Um, I don’t really have a specific thing. I feel like I go through phases. I used to do a lot of fashion photography, and that’s not something I’m interested in at this moment. Whatever I think of, I’ll just do it, and I don’t feel that it is necessary to bubble myself into something particular.
And that’s the best way.
Yeah.
You had a photoshoot, I believe you called it “Dollhouse”, of a girl in an abandoned ruined place. Where did you find it?
My friend actually drove past it. That was a really long time ago, three, two years? When I lived in Houston, there were a bunch of burnt down houses, so we went into one of them and we shot there.
Are all your photos of friends, and do you prefer your models to be friends?
Sometimes. It doesn’t really matter to me, as long as I can be comfortable with the person.  
What inspires you?
My experiences, the things that I see and am surrounded by. The people around me, life, in general. 
Are you ever satisfied with your work?
I don’t think you can ever be fully satisfied with your work unless it pushed you to want to keep creating. Not all the time, but sometimes I’ll be okay with something. “Oh, that was allright.”
Do you think of photography as work?
Not when I am doing personal stuff. Personal work is not work to me - it is something that I do for myself, it is something that I enjoy doing.
Film or digital?
I like film a lot, but I feel that it is not as stable as digital. A lot of my personal work is shot on film, and now I am starting to do a lot of digital because of school, and I am starting to get used to it. There’s a lot of advantages to digital, and a lot to film, as well. I don’t have a preference, I guess. [During the first semester], we did black&white film - I’ve never done it before, and we did the whole darkroom process, printing and stuff, and it was definitely difficult for me to get used to it, because I was so used to using colour. And I think colour is so important in my work, so I struggled in black&white.
Colour usage is definitely one of the first things I noticed when looking at your photographs. Other than that, do you have favourite elements in your photographs?
Light. I feel like I shoot a lot of natural sunlight. Or even fluorescent light. Light is my favourite thing.
Do you like shooting in the studio?
I don’t have a lot of studio experience. None of the work I am doing right now requires me to go into a studio, but when the time comes, I’m sure it will be interesting.
Imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who has never seen it. How do you explain it?
My work goes through phases. I used to photograph a lot of beautiful things, and now it’s more of a documentation of my experiences, and the changes in my life, and, oh, I don’t really know. That’s really difficult actually. I photograph my life.
Have you ever explored self-portraiture? Is it something that is interesting to you?
A little bit. This semester I’ve been working on a series of self-portraits, but I haven’t released any yet. I don’t do enough of it. I feel like everyone, when they start taking pictures, everybody does lots of self-portraits. I never had that phase, so I am going through it, I would like to explore it.
If you could talk with five people in the world, dead or alive, who would it be? One by one, or all together, however you choose.
Oh, wow, oh my God. I have no idea. I would really like to talk to Alex Prager. She does the “Face in the Crowd” photographs. I’d like to talk to Duane Michals, I think his work is really interesting. I have no idea, this is hard. 
It is difficult - it’s like when they ask you what your favourite movie is, and you suddenly forget every movie you have ever seen.
Yeah! I don’t know, can I get back to you? There’s so many people in the world, it’s just too hard.
What artists are you looking at?
A lot of Alex Prager. Also Ryan McGinley is interesting.
Do you find it necessary to have your work online and push it through different platforms?
I definitely think that exposure is always a good thing. There’s a community of online zines for artists, and there’s so many platforms for artists to showcase your work, and I think you should definitely take advantage of it.
First impression of New York?
First time I came to New York, I was 15, and I really liked how alive it is. There’s always something going on, there are always things open, and it’s so exciting, everything is here, and I think that’s why I like it so much.
Do you find that, being in a class and living in a dorm, your work gets influenced by your classmates and friends, and vice versa?
Definitely with two of my good friends - we help each other out, and it’s good to know people who are more photo-oriented, because you have them look at your work, and give you feedback.
Do you have a specific process when it comes to your photos?
When I have ideas, I like to think them out a little more before I make them happen, because I want to make sure that I execute it properly.
Is having a concept important to you? Is it something you think of consciously?
In some ways, yes. And sometimes, concept is really important, but sometimes, it’s not. When I am doing a project, I can have a conscious concept that I think of while I am photographing. But then when I am taking pictures, say, diary photos, there is no concept other than to have a visual diary.
The most surreal moment of your life this far?
Two summers ago, when I was seventeen, my mom and I took a trip to Alaska, and we drove to the Yukon territory, and we were at Emerald Lake. I haven’t seen a lot of nature in my life, because I always lived in cities, and it was very surreal for me to see mountains and lakes. 
Did you take photos there?
I did, of course.
Dream city/country to visit?
I really want to go to Iceland. Iceland is beautiful, I really want to see the Northern Lights, and I just want to go there.
Two, three hundred years from now, imagine people find your work, but they only find one thing, and it is the one thing that they are going to remember you by. What do you think it will be?
I don’t know if I’ve taken it yet!

What kind of music do you listen to?
Mac DeMarco just dropped a new album, and I really like it. I like Sufjan Stevens. What am I even listening to, I don’t know. I like relaxed, easy-going music. Oh! Another band - Blood Orange.
Are you scared of anything?
Heights. I’m terrified of heights. 
Have you ever been on a rooftop here?
I don’t have a rooftop in my building. Any rooftop? No, I haven’t.
Would you go?
I would, I would do it, even though it scares me.
Would you want to live in a Wes Anderson film?

Oh, yes.
http://www.natashawong.photography/
https://www.facebook.com/natashawongphoto
https://www.flickr.com/photos/natashawong/
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Natasha Wong

Two weeks ago, I promised you that I would bring in more interviews to Pudge, and I am excited to kick that promise off with Natasha, who is a photographer I met a couple weeks ago in a bubble tea shop on 24th street. Below, she talks about travelling the world, feeling in between two cultures, and possibly living in a Wes Anderson film.

where are you from?

I was born in Singapore. I lived there until I was about 12, and then I moved to a suburb in Chicago, Illinois. I lived there for about a year and a half, and then I moved to Houston, Texas, and I went to high school there. And now I’m here.

do you think any of those places affected who you are in one way or another?

I think definitely. I went back to Singapore over break recently, and there’s a difference between what I experience now and what I saw there, and I feel like it is not part of my culture anymore. Even though I always say I am from Singapore, that’s not really something that I…

do you feel kind of in between? That’s how I feel about my country. You’re not entirely from there anymore, but you’re not exactly from here, either.

Yes, exactly. 

Why New York?

New York has definitely been a place that I wanted to live in at some point in my life. It’s always been something that I wanted to do. I applied to SVA, and being in New York was one of the big factors of me deciding on it.

You said SVA was the only art school you applied to?

Yes.

How did your parents take it? Did you ever experience any trouble?

No, no, my parents were the people who encouraged me to apply here. It was something that I didn’t think I could do. I wanted to choose something more practical over something that I wanted to do, but ultimately, this is something that is more important to me than anything else. 

How long have you been doing photography?

I started taking pictures around when I was 14. It was something that I always was interested in, and I picked up a camera and just decided to do it.

What kind of photography are you interested in?

Um, I don’t really have a specific thing. I feel like I go through phases. I used to do a lot of fashion photography, and that’s not something I’m interested in at this moment. Whatever I think of, I’ll just do it, and I don’t feel that it is necessary to bubble myself into something particular.

And that’s the best way.

Yeah.

You had a photoshoot, I believe you called it “Dollhouse”, of a girl in an abandoned ruined place. Where did you find it?

My friend actually drove past it. That was a really long time ago, three, two years? When I lived in Houston, there were a bunch of burnt down houses, so we went into one of them and we shot there.

Are all your photos of friends, and do you prefer your models to be friends?

Sometimes. It doesn’t really matter to me, as long as I can be comfortable with the person.  

What inspires you?

My experiences, the things that I see and am surrounded by. The people around me, life, in general. 

Are you ever satisfied with your work?

I don’t think you can ever be fully satisfied with your work unless it pushed you to want to keep creating. Not all the time, but sometimes I’ll be okay with something. “Oh, that was allright.”

Do you think of photography as work?

Not when I am doing personal stuff. Personal work is not work to me - it is something that I do for myself, it is something that I enjoy doing.

Film or digital?

I like film a lot, but I feel that it is not as stable as digital. A lot of my personal work is shot on film, and now I am starting to do a lot of digital because of school, and I am starting to get used to it. There’s a lot of advantages to digital, and a lot to film, as well. I don’t have a preference, I guess. [During the first semester], we did black&white film - I’ve never done it before, and we did the whole darkroom process, printing and stuff, and it was definitely difficult for me to get used to it, because I was so used to using colour. And I think colour is so important in my work, so I struggled in black&white.

Colour usage is definitely one of the first things I noticed when looking at your photographs. Other than that, do you have favourite elements in your photographs?

Light. I feel like I shoot a lot of natural sunlight. Or even fluorescent light. Light is my favourite thing.

Do you like shooting in the studio?

I don’t have a lot of studio experience. None of the work I am doing right now requires me to go into a studio, but when the time comes, I’m sure it will be interesting.

Imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who has never seen it. How do you explain it?

My work goes through phases. I used to photograph a lot of beautiful things, and now it’s more of a documentation of my experiences, and the changes in my life, and, oh, I don’t really know. That’s really difficult actually. I photograph my life.

Have you ever explored self-portraiture? Is it something that is interesting to you?

A little bit. This semester I’ve been working on a series of self-portraits, but I haven’t released any yet. I don’t do enough of it. I feel like everyone, when they start taking pictures, everybody does lots of self-portraits. I never had that phase, so I am going through it, I would like to explore it.

If you could talk with five people in the world, dead or alive, who would it be? One by one, or all together, however you choose.

Oh, wow, oh my God. I have no idea. I would really like to talk to Alex Prager. She does the “Face in the Crowd” photographs. I’d like to talk to Duane Michals, I think his work is really interesting. I have no idea, this is hard. 

It is difficult - it’s like when they ask you what your favourite movie is, and you suddenly forget every movie you have ever seen.

Yeah! I don’t know, can I get back to you? There’s so many people in the world, it’s just too hard.

What artists are you looking at?

A lot of Alex Prager. Also Ryan McGinley is interesting.

Do you find it necessary to have your work online and push it through different platforms?

I definitely think that exposure is always a good thing. There’s a community of online zines for artists, and there’s so many platforms for artists to showcase your work, and I think you should definitely take advantage of it.

First impression of New York?

First time I came to New York, I was 15, and I really liked how alive it is. There’s always something going on, there are always things open, and it’s so exciting, everything is here, and I think that’s why I like it so much.

Do you find that, being in a class and living in a dorm, your work gets influenced by your classmates and friends, and vice versa?

Definitely with two of my good friends - we help each other out, and it’s good to know people who are more photo-oriented, because you have them look at your work, and give you feedback.

Do you have a specific process when it comes to your photos?

When I have ideas, I like to think them out a little more before I make them happen, because I want to make sure that I execute it properly.

Is having a concept important to you? Is it something you think of consciously?

In some ways, yes. And sometimes, concept is really important, but sometimes, it’s not. When I am doing a project, I can have a conscious concept that I think of while I am photographing. But then when I am taking pictures, say, diary photos, there is no concept other than to have a visual diary.

The most surreal moment of your life this far?

Two summers ago, when I was seventeen, my mom and I took a trip to Alaska, and we drove to the Yukon territory, and we were at Emerald Lake. I haven’t seen a lot of nature in my life, because I always lived in cities, and it was very surreal for me to see mountains and lakes. 

Did you take photos there?

I did, of course.

Dream city/country to visit?

I really want to go to Iceland. Iceland is beautiful, I really want to see the Northern Lights, and I just want to go there.

Two, three hundred years from now, imagine people find your work, but they only find one thing, and it is the one thing that they are going to remember you by. What do you think it will be?

I don’t know if I’ve taken it yet!

What kind of music do you listen to?

Mac DeMarco just dropped a new album, and I really like it. I like Sufjan Stevens. What am I even listening to, I don’t know. I like relaxed, easy-going music. Oh! Another band - Blood Orange.

Are you scared of anything?

Heights. I’m terrified of heights. 

Have you ever been on a rooftop here?

I don’t have a rooftop in my building. Any rooftop? No, I haven’t.

Would you go?

I would, I would do it, even though it scares me.

Would you want to live in a Wes Anderson film?

Oh, yes.

http://www.natashawong.photography/

https://www.facebook.com/natashawongphoto

https://www.flickr.com/photos/natashawong/

Flore Diamant 
"When you travel, it can be so easy to just follow the flow, do what everyone else does, take the same photos and visit the same places…That is what makes it so hard to make it your own experience. Of course, there are some places you just have to see, for their beauty and uniqueness, and yes, there’s a whole lot of tourists there but thats just how it is, you’re one of them after all. It’s just up to you to decide what you make of it.So when you go backpacking along the east coast of Australia, it’s quite hard to make it your own. Everything is already preplanned for travellers, all the hostels and tours and bars are there waiting for you, arms wide open, with a big smile and a free drink. Of course, it’s great fun, you meet people from everywhere, heard their stories and tell them yours, then move on to a different place and start all over again. Let me tell you, sometimes it does feels like someone took a handful of Europe and dropped it there. There’s not much point of going all the way across the world to be with the same people and do the same things as back home. To be honest, it doesn’t surprise me we didn’t meet that many locals, to my greatest disappointment. The constant traffic of European travellers hopping from bar to bar or club or hostel, carrying a bag on goon in one hand and trying to stay standing with the other mustn’t look that appealing. I know it sounds a bit stereotypical, but sometimes it was just like that.But, if you step away from it all, take a deep breath and look around, it’s all worth it. Rainforest, coral reefs, mountains, infinite beaches and clear blue water, it’s got it all. And it’s incredible to get to see all that in one country. And there is still so much to see. The few local people we met were the kindest and most genuine of them all. I wouldn’t have done it any other way, I would just go back again, for longer, do it differently and see what happens.Here is a preview of the places & people which made it all as incredible as it was.”
http://microprism.tumblr.com/
http://www.florediamant.com/
https://twitter.com/florediamant
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Flore Diamant 
"When you travel, it can be so easy to just follow the flow, do what everyone else does, take the same photos and visit the same places…That is what makes it so hard to make it your own experience. Of course, there are some places you just have to see, for their beauty and uniqueness, and yes, there’s a whole lot of tourists there but thats just how it is, you’re one of them after all. It’s just up to you to decide what you make of it.So when you go backpacking along the east coast of Australia, it’s quite hard to make it your own. Everything is already preplanned for travellers, all the hostels and tours and bars are there waiting for you, arms wide open, with a big smile and a free drink. Of course, it’s great fun, you meet people from everywhere, heard their stories and tell them yours, then move on to a different place and start all over again. Let me tell you, sometimes it does feels like someone took a handful of Europe and dropped it there. There’s not much point of going all the way across the world to be with the same people and do the same things as back home. To be honest, it doesn’t surprise me we didn’t meet that many locals, to my greatest disappointment. The constant traffic of European travellers hopping from bar to bar or club or hostel, carrying a bag on goon in one hand and trying to stay standing with the other mustn’t look that appealing. I know it sounds a bit stereotypical, but sometimes it was just like that.But, if you step away from it all, take a deep breath and look around, it’s all worth it. Rainforest, coral reefs, mountains, infinite beaches and clear blue water, it’s got it all. And it’s incredible to get to see all that in one country. And there is still so much to see. The few local people we met were the kindest and most genuine of them all. I wouldn’t have done it any other way, I would just go back again, for longer, do it differently and see what happens.Here is a preview of the places & people which made it all as incredible as it was.”
http://microprism.tumblr.com/
http://www.florediamant.com/
https://twitter.com/florediamant
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Flore Diamant 
"When you travel, it can be so easy to just follow the flow, do what everyone else does, take the same photos and visit the same places…That is what makes it so hard to make it your own experience. Of course, there are some places you just have to see, for their beauty and uniqueness, and yes, there’s a whole lot of tourists there but thats just how it is, you’re one of them after all. It’s just up to you to decide what you make of it.So when you go backpacking along the east coast of Australia, it’s quite hard to make it your own. Everything is already preplanned for travellers, all the hostels and tours and bars are there waiting for you, arms wide open, with a big smile and a free drink. Of course, it’s great fun, you meet people from everywhere, heard their stories and tell them yours, then move on to a different place and start all over again. Let me tell you, sometimes it does feels like someone took a handful of Europe and dropped it there. There’s not much point of going all the way across the world to be with the same people and do the same things as back home. To be honest, it doesn’t surprise me we didn’t meet that many locals, to my greatest disappointment. The constant traffic of European travellers hopping from bar to bar or club or hostel, carrying a bag on goon in one hand and trying to stay standing with the other mustn’t look that appealing. I know it sounds a bit stereotypical, but sometimes it was just like that.But, if you step away from it all, take a deep breath and look around, it’s all worth it. Rainforest, coral reefs, mountains, infinite beaches and clear blue water, it’s got it all. And it’s incredible to get to see all that in one country. And there is still so much to see. The few local people we met were the kindest and most genuine of them all. I wouldn’t have done it any other way, I would just go back again, for longer, do it differently and see what happens.Here is a preview of the places & people which made it all as incredible as it was.”
http://microprism.tumblr.com/
http://www.florediamant.com/
https://twitter.com/florediamant
ZoomInfo
Flore Diamant 
"When you travel, it can be so easy to just follow the flow, do what everyone else does, take the same photos and visit the same places…That is what makes it so hard to make it your own experience. Of course, there are some places you just have to see, for their beauty and uniqueness, and yes, there’s a whole lot of tourists there but thats just how it is, you’re one of them after all. It’s just up to you to decide what you make of it.So when you go backpacking along the east coast of Australia, it’s quite hard to make it your own. Everything is already preplanned for travellers, all the hostels and tours and bars are there waiting for you, arms wide open, with a big smile and a free drink. Of course, it’s great fun, you meet people from everywhere, heard their stories and tell them yours, then move on to a different place and start all over again. Let me tell you, sometimes it does feels like someone took a handful of Europe and dropped it there. There’s not much point of going all the way across the world to be with the same people and do the same things as back home. To be honest, it doesn’t surprise me we didn’t meet that many locals, to my greatest disappointment. The constant traffic of European travellers hopping from bar to bar or club or hostel, carrying a bag on goon in one hand and trying to stay standing with the other mustn’t look that appealing. I know it sounds a bit stereotypical, but sometimes it was just like that.But, if you step away from it all, take a deep breath and look around, it’s all worth it. Rainforest, coral reefs, mountains, infinite beaches and clear blue water, it’s got it all. And it’s incredible to get to see all that in one country. And there is still so much to see. The few local people we met were the kindest and most genuine of them all. I wouldn’t have done it any other way, I would just go back again, for longer, do it differently and see what happens.Here is a preview of the places & people which made it all as incredible as it was.”
http://microprism.tumblr.com/
http://www.florediamant.com/
https://twitter.com/florediamant
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Flore Diamant 
"When you travel, it can be so easy to just follow the flow, do what everyone else does, take the same photos and visit the same places…That is what makes it so hard to make it your own experience. Of course, there are some places you just have to see, for their beauty and uniqueness, and yes, there’s a whole lot of tourists there but thats just how it is, you’re one of them after all. It’s just up to you to decide what you make of it.So when you go backpacking along the east coast of Australia, it’s quite hard to make it your own. Everything is already preplanned for travellers, all the hostels and tours and bars are there waiting for you, arms wide open, with a big smile and a free drink. Of course, it’s great fun, you meet people from everywhere, heard their stories and tell them yours, then move on to a different place and start all over again. Let me tell you, sometimes it does feels like someone took a handful of Europe and dropped it there. There’s not much point of going all the way across the world to be with the same people and do the same things as back home. To be honest, it doesn’t surprise me we didn’t meet that many locals, to my greatest disappointment. The constant traffic of European travellers hopping from bar to bar or club or hostel, carrying a bag on goon in one hand and trying to stay standing with the other mustn’t look that appealing. I know it sounds a bit stereotypical, but sometimes it was just like that.But, if you step away from it all, take a deep breath and look around, it’s all worth it. Rainforest, coral reefs, mountains, infinite beaches and clear blue water, it’s got it all. And it’s incredible to get to see all that in one country. And there is still so much to see. The few local people we met were the kindest and most genuine of them all. I wouldn’t have done it any other way, I would just go back again, for longer, do it differently and see what happens.Here is a preview of the places & people which made it all as incredible as it was.”
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http://www.florediamant.com/
https://twitter.com/florediamant
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Flore Diamant 
"When you travel, it can be so easy to just follow the flow, do what everyone else does, take the same photos and visit the same places…That is what makes it so hard to make it your own experience. Of course, there are some places you just have to see, for their beauty and uniqueness, and yes, there’s a whole lot of tourists there but thats just how it is, you’re one of them after all. It’s just up to you to decide what you make of it.So when you go backpacking along the east coast of Australia, it’s quite hard to make it your own. Everything is already preplanned for travellers, all the hostels and tours and bars are there waiting for you, arms wide open, with a big smile and a free drink. Of course, it’s great fun, you meet people from everywhere, heard their stories and tell them yours, then move on to a different place and start all over again. Let me tell you, sometimes it does feels like someone took a handful of Europe and dropped it there. There’s not much point of going all the way across the world to be with the same people and do the same things as back home. To be honest, it doesn’t surprise me we didn’t meet that many locals, to my greatest disappointment. The constant traffic of European travellers hopping from bar to bar or club or hostel, carrying a bag on goon in one hand and trying to stay standing with the other mustn’t look that appealing. I know it sounds a bit stereotypical, but sometimes it was just like that.But, if you step away from it all, take a deep breath and look around, it’s all worth it. Rainforest, coral reefs, mountains, infinite beaches and clear blue water, it’s got it all. And it’s incredible to get to see all that in one country. And there is still so much to see. The few local people we met were the kindest and most genuine of them all. I wouldn’t have done it any other way, I would just go back again, for longer, do it differently and see what happens.Here is a preview of the places & people which made it all as incredible as it was.”
http://microprism.tumblr.com/
http://www.florediamant.com/
https://twitter.com/florediamant
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Flore Diamant 
"When you travel, it can be so easy to just follow the flow, do what everyone else does, take the same photos and visit the same places…That is what makes it so hard to make it your own experience. Of course, there are some places you just have to see, for their beauty and uniqueness, and yes, there’s a whole lot of tourists there but thats just how it is, you’re one of them after all. It’s just up to you to decide what you make of it.So when you go backpacking along the east coast of Australia, it’s quite hard to make it your own. Everything is already preplanned for travellers, all the hostels and tours and bars are there waiting for you, arms wide open, with a big smile and a free drink. Of course, it’s great fun, you meet people from everywhere, heard their stories and tell them yours, then move on to a different place and start all over again. Let me tell you, sometimes it does feels like someone took a handful of Europe and dropped it there. There’s not much point of going all the way across the world to be with the same people and do the same things as back home. To be honest, it doesn’t surprise me we didn’t meet that many locals, to my greatest disappointment. The constant traffic of European travellers hopping from bar to bar or club or hostel, carrying a bag on goon in one hand and trying to stay standing with the other mustn’t look that appealing. I know it sounds a bit stereotypical, but sometimes it was just like that.But, if you step away from it all, take a deep breath and look around, it’s all worth it. Rainforest, coral reefs, mountains, infinite beaches and clear blue water, it’s got it all. And it’s incredible to get to see all that in one country. And there is still so much to see. The few local people we met were the kindest and most genuine of them all. I wouldn’t have done it any other way, I would just go back again, for longer, do it differently and see what happens.Here is a preview of the places & people which made it all as incredible as it was.”
http://microprism.tumblr.com/
http://www.florediamant.com/
https://twitter.com/florediamant
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Flore Diamant 
"When you travel, it can be so easy to just follow the flow, do what everyone else does, take the same photos and visit the same places…That is what makes it so hard to make it your own experience. Of course, there are some places you just have to see, for their beauty and uniqueness, and yes, there’s a whole lot of tourists there but thats just how it is, you’re one of them after all. It’s just up to you to decide what you make of it.So when you go backpacking along the east coast of Australia, it’s quite hard to make it your own. Everything is already preplanned for travellers, all the hostels and tours and bars are there waiting for you, arms wide open, with a big smile and a free drink. Of course, it’s great fun, you meet people from everywhere, heard their stories and tell them yours, then move on to a different place and start all over again. Let me tell you, sometimes it does feels like someone took a handful of Europe and dropped it there. There’s not much point of going all the way across the world to be with the same people and do the same things as back home. To be honest, it doesn’t surprise me we didn’t meet that many locals, to my greatest disappointment. The constant traffic of European travellers hopping from bar to bar or club or hostel, carrying a bag on goon in one hand and trying to stay standing with the other mustn’t look that appealing. I know it sounds a bit stereotypical, but sometimes it was just like that.But, if you step away from it all, take a deep breath and look around, it’s all worth it. Rainforest, coral reefs, mountains, infinite beaches and clear blue water, it’s got it all. And it’s incredible to get to see all that in one country. And there is still so much to see. The few local people we met were the kindest and most genuine of them all. I wouldn’t have done it any other way, I would just go back again, for longer, do it differently and see what happens.Here is a preview of the places & people which made it all as incredible as it was.”
http://microprism.tumblr.com/
http://www.florediamant.com/
https://twitter.com/florediamant
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Flore Diamant 
"When you travel, it can be so easy to just follow the flow, do what everyone else does, take the same photos and visit the same places…That is what makes it so hard to make it your own experience. Of course, there are some places you just have to see, for their beauty and uniqueness, and yes, there’s a whole lot of tourists there but thats just how it is, you’re one of them after all. It’s just up to you to decide what you make of it.So when you go backpacking along the east coast of Australia, it’s quite hard to make it your own. Everything is already preplanned for travellers, all the hostels and tours and bars are there waiting for you, arms wide open, with a big smile and a free drink. Of course, it’s great fun, you meet people from everywhere, heard their stories and tell them yours, then move on to a different place and start all over again. Let me tell you, sometimes it does feels like someone took a handful of Europe and dropped it there. There’s not much point of going all the way across the world to be with the same people and do the same things as back home. To be honest, it doesn’t surprise me we didn’t meet that many locals, to my greatest disappointment. The constant traffic of European travellers hopping from bar to bar or club or hostel, carrying a bag on goon in one hand and trying to stay standing with the other mustn’t look that appealing. I know it sounds a bit stereotypical, but sometimes it was just like that.But, if you step away from it all, take a deep breath and look around, it’s all worth it. Rainforest, coral reefs, mountains, infinite beaches and clear blue water, it’s got it all. And it’s incredible to get to see all that in one country. And there is still so much to see. The few local people we met were the kindest and most genuine of them all. I wouldn’t have done it any other way, I would just go back again, for longer, do it differently and see what happens.Here is a preview of the places & people which made it all as incredible as it was.”
http://microprism.tumblr.com/
http://www.florediamant.com/
https://twitter.com/florediamant
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Flore Diamant 
"When you travel, it can be so easy to just follow the flow, do what everyone else does, take the same photos and visit the same places…That is what makes it so hard to make it your own experience. Of course, there are some places you just have to see, for their beauty and uniqueness, and yes, there’s a whole lot of tourists there but thats just how it is, you’re one of them after all. It’s just up to you to decide what you make of it.So when you go backpacking along the east coast of Australia, it’s quite hard to make it your own. Everything is already preplanned for travellers, all the hostels and tours and bars are there waiting for you, arms wide open, with a big smile and a free drink. Of course, it’s great fun, you meet people from everywhere, heard their stories and tell them yours, then move on to a different place and start all over again. Let me tell you, sometimes it does feels like someone took a handful of Europe and dropped it there. There’s not much point of going all the way across the world to be with the same people and do the same things as back home. To be honest, it doesn’t surprise me we didn’t meet that many locals, to my greatest disappointment. The constant traffic of European travellers hopping from bar to bar or club or hostel, carrying a bag on goon in one hand and trying to stay standing with the other mustn’t look that appealing. I know it sounds a bit stereotypical, but sometimes it was just like that.But, if you step away from it all, take a deep breath and look around, it’s all worth it. Rainforest, coral reefs, mountains, infinite beaches and clear blue water, it’s got it all. And it’s incredible to get to see all that in one country. And there is still so much to see. The few local people we met were the kindest and most genuine of them all. I wouldn’t have done it any other way, I would just go back again, for longer, do it differently and see what happens.Here is a preview of the places & people which made it all as incredible as it was.”
http://microprism.tumblr.com/
http://www.florediamant.com/
https://twitter.com/florediamant
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Flore Diamant 

"When you travel, it can be so easy to just follow the flow, do what everyone else does, take the same photos and visit the same places…That is what makes it so hard to make it your own experience. Of course, there are some places you just have to see, for their beauty and uniqueness, and yes, there’s a whole lot of tourists there but thats just how it is, you’re one of them after all. It’s just up to you to decide what you make of it.

So when you go backpacking along the east coast of Australia, it’s quite hard to make it your own. Everything is already preplanned for travellers, all the hostels and tours and bars are there waiting for you, arms wide open, with a big smile and a free drink. Of course, it’s great fun, you meet people from everywhere, heard their stories and tell them yours, then move on to a different place and start all over again. Let me tell you, sometimes it does feels like someone took a handful of Europe and dropped it there. There’s not much point of going all the way across the world to be with the same people and do the same things as back home. To be honest, it doesn’t surprise me we didn’t meet that many locals, to my greatest disappointment. The constant traffic of European travellers hopping from bar to bar or club or hostel, carrying a bag on goon in one hand and trying to stay standing with the other mustn’t look that appealing. I know it sounds a bit stereotypical, but sometimes it was just like that.

But, if you step away from it all, take a deep breath and look around, it’s all worth it. Rainforest, coral reefs, mountains, infinite beaches and clear blue water, it’s got it all. And it’s incredible to get to see all that in one country. And there is still so much to see. The few local people we met were the kindest and most genuine of them all. I wouldn’t have done it any other way, I would just go back again, for longer, do it differently and see what happens.

Here is a preview of the places & people which made it all as incredible as it was.”

http://microprism.tumblr.com/

http://www.florediamant.com/

https://twitter.com/florediamant

tor vrno
Part I
where are you from? I’m from China, Canton
where are you right now? I live in the forest
where do you want to be? I guess I’ll finally move to Sydney, cause I miss my girlfriend so much
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Part I
where are you from? I’m from China, Canton
where are you right now? I live in the forest
where do you want to be? I guess I’ll finally move to Sydney, cause I miss my girlfriend so much
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tor vrno
Part I
where are you from? I’m from China, Canton
where are you right now? I live in the forest
where do you want to be? I guess I’ll finally move to Sydney, cause I miss my girlfriend so much
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/tor23/
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tor vrno
Part I
where are you from? I’m from China, Canton
where are you right now? I live in the forest
where do you want to be? I guess I’ll finally move to Sydney, cause I miss my girlfriend so much
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/tor23/
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tor vrno
Part I
where are you from? I’m from China, Canton
where are you right now? I live in the forest
where do you want to be? I guess I’ll finally move to Sydney, cause I miss my girlfriend so much
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/tor23/
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Part I
where are you from? I’m from China, Canton
where are you right now? I live in the forest
where do you want to be? I guess I’ll finally move to Sydney, cause I miss my girlfriend so much
http://tor23.blogbus.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/tor23/
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tor vrno
Part I
where are you from? I’m from China, Canton
where are you right now? I live in the forest
where do you want to be? I guess I’ll finally move to Sydney, cause I miss my girlfriend so much
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/tor23/
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Part I
where are you from? I’m from China, Canton
where are you right now? I live in the forest
where do you want to be? I guess I’ll finally move to Sydney, cause I miss my girlfriend so much
http://tor23.blogbus.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/tor23/
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Part I
where are you from? I’m from China, Canton
where are you right now? I live in the forest
where do you want to be? I guess I’ll finally move to Sydney, cause I miss my girlfriend so much
http://tor23.blogbus.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/tor23/
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Part I
where are you from? I’m from China, Canton
where are you right now? I live in the forest
where do you want to be? I guess I’ll finally move to Sydney, cause I miss my girlfriend so much
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Part I

where are you from? I’m from China, Canton

where are you right now? I live in the forest

where do you want to be? I guess I’ll finally move to Sydney, cause I miss my girlfriend so much

http://tor23.blogbus.com/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tor23/

Nevena Popovic
where are you from? Novi Sad, Serbia
where are you right now? Migrating between Serbia and Czech Republic
where do you want to be? back in Novi Sad full time
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/nevena_rulz/
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Nevena Popovic
where are you from? Novi Sad, Serbia
where are you right now? Migrating between Serbia and Czech Republic
where do you want to be? back in Novi Sad full time
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/nevena_rulz/
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Nevena Popovic
where are you from? Novi Sad, Serbia
where are you right now? Migrating between Serbia and Czech Republic
where do you want to be? back in Novi Sad full time
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/nevena_rulz/
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Nevena Popovic
where are you from? Novi Sad, Serbia
where are you right now? Migrating between Serbia and Czech Republic
where do you want to be? back in Novi Sad full time
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/nevena_rulz/
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Nevena Popovic
where are you from? Novi Sad, Serbia
where are you right now? Migrating between Serbia and Czech Republic
where do you want to be? back in Novi Sad full time
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/nevena_rulz/
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Nevena Popovic
where are you from? Novi Sad, Serbia
where are you right now? Migrating between Serbia and Czech Republic
where do you want to be? back in Novi Sad full time
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/nevena_rulz/
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Nevena Popovic
where are you from? Novi Sad, Serbia
where are you right now? Migrating between Serbia and Czech Republic
where do you want to be? back in Novi Sad full time
http://popovicnevena.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nevena_rulz/
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Nevena Popovic
where are you from? Novi Sad, Serbia
where are you right now? Migrating between Serbia and Czech Republic
where do you want to be? back in Novi Sad full time
http://popovicnevena.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nevena_rulz/
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Nevena Popovic
where are you from? Novi Sad, Serbia
where are you right now? Migrating between Serbia and Czech Republic
where do you want to be? back in Novi Sad full time
http://popovicnevena.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nevena_rulz/
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Nevena Popovic
where are you from? Novi Sad, Serbia
where are you right now? Migrating between Serbia and Czech Republic
where do you want to be? back in Novi Sad full time
http://popovicnevena.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nevena_rulz/
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Nevena Popovic

where are you from? Novi Sad, Serbia

where are you right now? Migrating between Serbia and Czech Republic

where do you want to be? back in Novi Sad full time

http://popovicnevena.tumblr.com/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/nevena_rulz/

Maddy Vian is a lizard queen illustrator based in the UK, and she’s awesome. Below, she talks about mean caterpillars with suitcases, nostalgia and humour, and her affinity for dinosaurs.
where are you from?
I’m from a seaside town in Kent and grew up with a lot of fields and old people in my peripherals.


where are you right now?
Right now I’m in my final university crit, at Kingston, London, England, Earth.


have you always been drawing? do you remember the first thing you ever drew/painted?

I think so yes! I don’t really remember my first drawings but I’ve seen some drawings in my old school books and I drew a pretty mean caterpillar with a suitcase once. I remember my mum would help me make books/do the writing and I’d draw the pictures!


how do you begin an illustration?

Depending on the scale of the image I’ll usually do a little pencil sketch thumbnail just to get some shapes down before drawing it properly or taking it into photoshop. Quite often I’ll wing it though.


what are you currently inspired by?

I have been watching a lot of documentaries that inspire me lately. I love watching things about unexplained world mysteries and I think I just like learning new things to generate ideas!


was there a particular moment when you thought of doing this as a career?

I get a few school students asking advice for getting into illustration and I just have to tell them that they are so much further ahead than I was at that age!!! I didn’t really now you could BE an illustrator until after I left school! I think putting my work online has really helped me realise that I do have a place in the creative world though!


imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who’s never seen it - like that dreaded question when meeting new people: “what do you draw?” How would you describe what you do?
I work with a nostalgia and humour, taking inspiration from those cartoons I used to record on VHS on Saturday mornings as a kid. 


favourite bands/artists at the moment?

Always have tons of different songs floating about my head when I’m working and recently it’s been Pogo, Grimes and The Mars Volta are pretty great work soundtracks. Also…Disney soundtracks.


what is the best advice you’ve ever been given?

I had the privilege of working with an illustrator just before I began uni and she gave me so much wisdom. I think the thing I always remember is that when you are young it’s the best time to not get held down with a style because out in the real world, once you’re known for something you’ll be asked to keep doing it forever!!! Not being afraid to experiment when you can is something I always think about!


two, three hundred years from now, if people were to remember your work (found a zine, or a comic of yours, or maybe a print) by one thing and one thing only, what would you want it to be?

Amazing question! Probably a comic? A comic I haven’t done yet though. I feel like I’m on the edge of doing something memorable….but maybe I’ll feel like that for the next three hundred years!!!


you’ve been making clothing designs - it textile printing something you’re interested in? do you think you’re going to make these (the pizza and the night sky dresses are badass, by the way)?

 I’ve made the pizza one and a couple of others! (http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/tagged/indieWEARABLE ) At the moment it’s just with one fabric marker but I’d love to properly design fabric I just wouldn’t know where to begin in getting it produced!!!


what city/country would you like to visit?

I haven’t been to so many places it’s hard to narrow it down. I’d love to visit New York…but then perhaps somewhere with quite different culture too like Japan or Thailand…


where do you want to be?
I’ve had a craving to be in Disneyland for FAR too long.


dinosaurs, zombies, aliens, or kittens? 

I mean kittens are the least likely to hurt me. But I have a strange affinity with dinosaurs.
http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/
https://twitter.com/Maddyology
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Maddy Vian is a lizard queen illustrator based in the UK, and she’s awesome. Below, she talks about mean caterpillars with suitcases, nostalgia and humour, and her affinity for dinosaurs.
where are you from?
I’m from a seaside town in Kent and grew up with a lot of fields and old people in my peripherals.


where are you right now?
Right now I’m in my final university crit, at Kingston, London, England, Earth.


have you always been drawing? do you remember the first thing you ever drew/painted?

I think so yes! I don’t really remember my first drawings but I’ve seen some drawings in my old school books and I drew a pretty mean caterpillar with a suitcase once. I remember my mum would help me make books/do the writing and I’d draw the pictures!


how do you begin an illustration?

Depending on the scale of the image I’ll usually do a little pencil sketch thumbnail just to get some shapes down before drawing it properly or taking it into photoshop. Quite often I’ll wing it though.


what are you currently inspired by?

I have been watching a lot of documentaries that inspire me lately. I love watching things about unexplained world mysteries and I think I just like learning new things to generate ideas!


was there a particular moment when you thought of doing this as a career?

I get a few school students asking advice for getting into illustration and I just have to tell them that they are so much further ahead than I was at that age!!! I didn’t really now you could BE an illustrator until after I left school! I think putting my work online has really helped me realise that I do have a place in the creative world though!


imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who’s never seen it - like that dreaded question when meeting new people: “what do you draw?” How would you describe what you do?
I work with a nostalgia and humour, taking inspiration from those cartoons I used to record on VHS on Saturday mornings as a kid. 


favourite bands/artists at the moment?

Always have tons of different songs floating about my head when I’m working and recently it’s been Pogo, Grimes and The Mars Volta are pretty great work soundtracks. Also…Disney soundtracks.


what is the best advice you’ve ever been given?

I had the privilege of working with an illustrator just before I began uni and she gave me so much wisdom. I think the thing I always remember is that when you are young it’s the best time to not get held down with a style because out in the real world, once you’re known for something you’ll be asked to keep doing it forever!!! Not being afraid to experiment when you can is something I always think about!


two, three hundred years from now, if people were to remember your work (found a zine, or a comic of yours, or maybe a print) by one thing and one thing only, what would you want it to be?

Amazing question! Probably a comic? A comic I haven’t done yet though. I feel like I’m on the edge of doing something memorable….but maybe I’ll feel like that for the next three hundred years!!!


you’ve been making clothing designs - it textile printing something you’re interested in? do you think you’re going to make these (the pizza and the night sky dresses are badass, by the way)?

 I’ve made the pizza one and a couple of others! (http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/tagged/indieWEARABLE ) At the moment it’s just with one fabric marker but I’d love to properly design fabric I just wouldn’t know where to begin in getting it produced!!!


what city/country would you like to visit?

I haven’t been to so many places it’s hard to narrow it down. I’d love to visit New York…but then perhaps somewhere with quite different culture too like Japan or Thailand…


where do you want to be?
I’ve had a craving to be in Disneyland for FAR too long.


dinosaurs, zombies, aliens, or kittens? 

I mean kittens are the least likely to hurt me. But I have a strange affinity with dinosaurs.
http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/
https://twitter.com/Maddyology
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Maddy Vian is a lizard queen illustrator based in the UK, and she’s awesome. Below, she talks about mean caterpillars with suitcases, nostalgia and humour, and her affinity for dinosaurs.
where are you from?
I’m from a seaside town in Kent and grew up with a lot of fields and old people in my peripherals.


where are you right now?
Right now I’m in my final university crit, at Kingston, London, England, Earth.


have you always been drawing? do you remember the first thing you ever drew/painted?

I think so yes! I don’t really remember my first drawings but I’ve seen some drawings in my old school books and I drew a pretty mean caterpillar with a suitcase once. I remember my mum would help me make books/do the writing and I’d draw the pictures!


how do you begin an illustration?

Depending on the scale of the image I’ll usually do a little pencil sketch thumbnail just to get some shapes down before drawing it properly or taking it into photoshop. Quite often I’ll wing it though.


what are you currently inspired by?

I have been watching a lot of documentaries that inspire me lately. I love watching things about unexplained world mysteries and I think I just like learning new things to generate ideas!


was there a particular moment when you thought of doing this as a career?

I get a few school students asking advice for getting into illustration and I just have to tell them that they are so much further ahead than I was at that age!!! I didn’t really now you could BE an illustrator until after I left school! I think putting my work online has really helped me realise that I do have a place in the creative world though!


imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who’s never seen it - like that dreaded question when meeting new people: “what do you draw?” How would you describe what you do?
I work with a nostalgia and humour, taking inspiration from those cartoons I used to record on VHS on Saturday mornings as a kid. 


favourite bands/artists at the moment?

Always have tons of different songs floating about my head when I’m working and recently it’s been Pogo, Grimes and The Mars Volta are pretty great work soundtracks. Also…Disney soundtracks.


what is the best advice you’ve ever been given?

I had the privilege of working with an illustrator just before I began uni and she gave me so much wisdom. I think the thing I always remember is that when you are young it’s the best time to not get held down with a style because out in the real world, once you’re known for something you’ll be asked to keep doing it forever!!! Not being afraid to experiment when you can is something I always think about!


two, three hundred years from now, if people were to remember your work (found a zine, or a comic of yours, or maybe a print) by one thing and one thing only, what would you want it to be?

Amazing question! Probably a comic? A comic I haven’t done yet though. I feel like I’m on the edge of doing something memorable….but maybe I’ll feel like that for the next three hundred years!!!


you’ve been making clothing designs - it textile printing something you’re interested in? do you think you’re going to make these (the pizza and the night sky dresses are badass, by the way)?

 I’ve made the pizza one and a couple of others! (http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/tagged/indieWEARABLE ) At the moment it’s just with one fabric marker but I’d love to properly design fabric I just wouldn’t know where to begin in getting it produced!!!


what city/country would you like to visit?

I haven’t been to so many places it’s hard to narrow it down. I’d love to visit New York…but then perhaps somewhere with quite different culture too like Japan or Thailand…


where do you want to be?
I’ve had a craving to be in Disneyland for FAR too long.


dinosaurs, zombies, aliens, or kittens? 

I mean kittens are the least likely to hurt me. But I have a strange affinity with dinosaurs.
http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/
https://twitter.com/Maddyology
ZoomInfo
Maddy Vian is a lizard queen illustrator based in the UK, and she’s awesome. Below, she talks about mean caterpillars with suitcases, nostalgia and humour, and her affinity for dinosaurs.
where are you from?
I’m from a seaside town in Kent and grew up with a lot of fields and old people in my peripherals.


where are you right now?
Right now I’m in my final university crit, at Kingston, London, England, Earth.


have you always been drawing? do you remember the first thing you ever drew/painted?

I think so yes! I don’t really remember my first drawings but I’ve seen some drawings in my old school books and I drew a pretty mean caterpillar with a suitcase once. I remember my mum would help me make books/do the writing and I’d draw the pictures!


how do you begin an illustration?

Depending on the scale of the image I’ll usually do a little pencil sketch thumbnail just to get some shapes down before drawing it properly or taking it into photoshop. Quite often I’ll wing it though.


what are you currently inspired by?

I have been watching a lot of documentaries that inspire me lately. I love watching things about unexplained world mysteries and I think I just like learning new things to generate ideas!


was there a particular moment when you thought of doing this as a career?

I get a few school students asking advice for getting into illustration and I just have to tell them that they are so much further ahead than I was at that age!!! I didn’t really now you could BE an illustrator until after I left school! I think putting my work online has really helped me realise that I do have a place in the creative world though!


imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who’s never seen it - like that dreaded question when meeting new people: “what do you draw?” How would you describe what you do?
I work with a nostalgia and humour, taking inspiration from those cartoons I used to record on VHS on Saturday mornings as a kid. 


favourite bands/artists at the moment?

Always have tons of different songs floating about my head when I’m working and recently it’s been Pogo, Grimes and The Mars Volta are pretty great work soundtracks. Also…Disney soundtracks.


what is the best advice you’ve ever been given?

I had the privilege of working with an illustrator just before I began uni and she gave me so much wisdom. I think the thing I always remember is that when you are young it’s the best time to not get held down with a style because out in the real world, once you’re known for something you’ll be asked to keep doing it forever!!! Not being afraid to experiment when you can is something I always think about!


two, three hundred years from now, if people were to remember your work (found a zine, or a comic of yours, or maybe a print) by one thing and one thing only, what would you want it to be?

Amazing question! Probably a comic? A comic I haven’t done yet though. I feel like I’m on the edge of doing something memorable….but maybe I’ll feel like that for the next three hundred years!!!


you’ve been making clothing designs - it textile printing something you’re interested in? do you think you’re going to make these (the pizza and the night sky dresses are badass, by the way)?

 I’ve made the pizza one and a couple of others! (http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/tagged/indieWEARABLE ) At the moment it’s just with one fabric marker but I’d love to properly design fabric I just wouldn’t know where to begin in getting it produced!!!


what city/country would you like to visit?

I haven’t been to so many places it’s hard to narrow it down. I’d love to visit New York…but then perhaps somewhere with quite different culture too like Japan or Thailand…


where do you want to be?
I’ve had a craving to be in Disneyland for FAR too long.


dinosaurs, zombies, aliens, or kittens? 

I mean kittens are the least likely to hurt me. But I have a strange affinity with dinosaurs.
http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/
https://twitter.com/Maddyology
ZoomInfo
Maddy Vian is a lizard queen illustrator based in the UK, and she’s awesome. Below, she talks about mean caterpillars with suitcases, nostalgia and humour, and her affinity for dinosaurs.
where are you from?
I’m from a seaside town in Kent and grew up with a lot of fields and old people in my peripherals.


where are you right now?
Right now I’m in my final university crit, at Kingston, London, England, Earth.


have you always been drawing? do you remember the first thing you ever drew/painted?

I think so yes! I don’t really remember my first drawings but I’ve seen some drawings in my old school books and I drew a pretty mean caterpillar with a suitcase once. I remember my mum would help me make books/do the writing and I’d draw the pictures!


how do you begin an illustration?

Depending on the scale of the image I’ll usually do a little pencil sketch thumbnail just to get some shapes down before drawing it properly or taking it into photoshop. Quite often I’ll wing it though.


what are you currently inspired by?

I have been watching a lot of documentaries that inspire me lately. I love watching things about unexplained world mysteries and I think I just like learning new things to generate ideas!


was there a particular moment when you thought of doing this as a career?

I get a few school students asking advice for getting into illustration and I just have to tell them that they are so much further ahead than I was at that age!!! I didn’t really now you could BE an illustrator until after I left school! I think putting my work online has really helped me realise that I do have a place in the creative world though!


imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who’s never seen it - like that dreaded question when meeting new people: “what do you draw?” How would you describe what you do?
I work with a nostalgia and humour, taking inspiration from those cartoons I used to record on VHS on Saturday mornings as a kid. 


favourite bands/artists at the moment?

Always have tons of different songs floating about my head when I’m working and recently it’s been Pogo, Grimes and The Mars Volta are pretty great work soundtracks. Also…Disney soundtracks.


what is the best advice you’ve ever been given?

I had the privilege of working with an illustrator just before I began uni and she gave me so much wisdom. I think the thing I always remember is that when you are young it’s the best time to not get held down with a style because out in the real world, once you’re known for something you’ll be asked to keep doing it forever!!! Not being afraid to experiment when you can is something I always think about!


two, three hundred years from now, if people were to remember your work (found a zine, or a comic of yours, or maybe a print) by one thing and one thing only, what would you want it to be?

Amazing question! Probably a comic? A comic I haven’t done yet though. I feel like I’m on the edge of doing something memorable….but maybe I’ll feel like that for the next three hundred years!!!


you’ve been making clothing designs - it textile printing something you’re interested in? do you think you’re going to make these (the pizza and the night sky dresses are badass, by the way)?

 I’ve made the pizza one and a couple of others! (http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/tagged/indieWEARABLE ) At the moment it’s just with one fabric marker but I’d love to properly design fabric I just wouldn’t know where to begin in getting it produced!!!


what city/country would you like to visit?

I haven’t been to so many places it’s hard to narrow it down. I’d love to visit New York…but then perhaps somewhere with quite different culture too like Japan or Thailand…


where do you want to be?
I’ve had a craving to be in Disneyland for FAR too long.


dinosaurs, zombies, aliens, or kittens? 

I mean kittens are the least likely to hurt me. But I have a strange affinity with dinosaurs.
http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/
https://twitter.com/Maddyology
ZoomInfo
Maddy Vian is a lizard queen illustrator based in the UK, and she’s awesome. Below, she talks about mean caterpillars with suitcases, nostalgia and humour, and her affinity for dinosaurs.
where are you from?
I’m from a seaside town in Kent and grew up with a lot of fields and old people in my peripherals.


where are you right now?
Right now I’m in my final university crit, at Kingston, London, England, Earth.


have you always been drawing? do you remember the first thing you ever drew/painted?

I think so yes! I don’t really remember my first drawings but I’ve seen some drawings in my old school books and I drew a pretty mean caterpillar with a suitcase once. I remember my mum would help me make books/do the writing and I’d draw the pictures!


how do you begin an illustration?

Depending on the scale of the image I’ll usually do a little pencil sketch thumbnail just to get some shapes down before drawing it properly or taking it into photoshop. Quite often I’ll wing it though.


what are you currently inspired by?

I have been watching a lot of documentaries that inspire me lately. I love watching things about unexplained world mysteries and I think I just like learning new things to generate ideas!


was there a particular moment when you thought of doing this as a career?

I get a few school students asking advice for getting into illustration and I just have to tell them that they are so much further ahead than I was at that age!!! I didn’t really now you could BE an illustrator until after I left school! I think putting my work online has really helped me realise that I do have a place in the creative world though!


imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who’s never seen it - like that dreaded question when meeting new people: “what do you draw?” How would you describe what you do?
I work with a nostalgia and humour, taking inspiration from those cartoons I used to record on VHS on Saturday mornings as a kid. 


favourite bands/artists at the moment?

Always have tons of different songs floating about my head when I’m working and recently it’s been Pogo, Grimes and The Mars Volta are pretty great work soundtracks. Also…Disney soundtracks.


what is the best advice you’ve ever been given?

I had the privilege of working with an illustrator just before I began uni and she gave me so much wisdom. I think the thing I always remember is that when you are young it’s the best time to not get held down with a style because out in the real world, once you’re known for something you’ll be asked to keep doing it forever!!! Not being afraid to experiment when you can is something I always think about!


two, three hundred years from now, if people were to remember your work (found a zine, or a comic of yours, or maybe a print) by one thing and one thing only, what would you want it to be?

Amazing question! Probably a comic? A comic I haven’t done yet though. I feel like I’m on the edge of doing something memorable….but maybe I’ll feel like that for the next three hundred years!!!


you’ve been making clothing designs - it textile printing something you’re interested in? do you think you’re going to make these (the pizza and the night sky dresses are badass, by the way)?

 I’ve made the pizza one and a couple of others! (http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/tagged/indieWEARABLE ) At the moment it’s just with one fabric marker but I’d love to properly design fabric I just wouldn’t know where to begin in getting it produced!!!


what city/country would you like to visit?

I haven’t been to so many places it’s hard to narrow it down. I’d love to visit New York…but then perhaps somewhere with quite different culture too like Japan or Thailand…


where do you want to be?
I’ve had a craving to be in Disneyland for FAR too long.


dinosaurs, zombies, aliens, or kittens? 

I mean kittens are the least likely to hurt me. But I have a strange affinity with dinosaurs.
http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/
https://twitter.com/Maddyology
ZoomInfo
Maddy Vian is a lizard queen illustrator based in the UK, and she’s awesome. Below, she talks about mean caterpillars with suitcases, nostalgia and humour, and her affinity for dinosaurs.
where are you from?
I’m from a seaside town in Kent and grew up with a lot of fields and old people in my peripherals.


where are you right now?
Right now I’m in my final university crit, at Kingston, London, England, Earth.


have you always been drawing? do you remember the first thing you ever drew/painted?

I think so yes! I don’t really remember my first drawings but I’ve seen some drawings in my old school books and I drew a pretty mean caterpillar with a suitcase once. I remember my mum would help me make books/do the writing and I’d draw the pictures!


how do you begin an illustration?

Depending on the scale of the image I’ll usually do a little pencil sketch thumbnail just to get some shapes down before drawing it properly or taking it into photoshop. Quite often I’ll wing it though.


what are you currently inspired by?

I have been watching a lot of documentaries that inspire me lately. I love watching things about unexplained world mysteries and I think I just like learning new things to generate ideas!


was there a particular moment when you thought of doing this as a career?

I get a few school students asking advice for getting into illustration and I just have to tell them that they are so much further ahead than I was at that age!!! I didn’t really now you could BE an illustrator until after I left school! I think putting my work online has really helped me realise that I do have a place in the creative world though!


imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who’s never seen it - like that dreaded question when meeting new people: “what do you draw?” How would you describe what you do?
I work with a nostalgia and humour, taking inspiration from those cartoons I used to record on VHS on Saturday mornings as a kid. 


favourite bands/artists at the moment?

Always have tons of different songs floating about my head when I’m working and recently it’s been Pogo, Grimes and The Mars Volta are pretty great work soundtracks. Also…Disney soundtracks.


what is the best advice you’ve ever been given?

I had the privilege of working with an illustrator just before I began uni and she gave me so much wisdom. I think the thing I always remember is that when you are young it’s the best time to not get held down with a style because out in the real world, once you’re known for something you’ll be asked to keep doing it forever!!! Not being afraid to experiment when you can is something I always think about!


two, three hundred years from now, if people were to remember your work (found a zine, or a comic of yours, or maybe a print) by one thing and one thing only, what would you want it to be?

Amazing question! Probably a comic? A comic I haven’t done yet though. I feel like I’m on the edge of doing something memorable….but maybe I’ll feel like that for the next three hundred years!!!


you’ve been making clothing designs - it textile printing something you’re interested in? do you think you’re going to make these (the pizza and the night sky dresses are badass, by the way)?

 I’ve made the pizza one and a couple of others! (http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/tagged/indieWEARABLE ) At the moment it’s just with one fabric marker but I’d love to properly design fabric I just wouldn’t know where to begin in getting it produced!!!


what city/country would you like to visit?

I haven’t been to so many places it’s hard to narrow it down. I’d love to visit New York…but then perhaps somewhere with quite different culture too like Japan or Thailand…


where do you want to be?
I’ve had a craving to be in Disneyland for FAR too long.


dinosaurs, zombies, aliens, or kittens? 

I mean kittens are the least likely to hurt me. But I have a strange affinity with dinosaurs.
http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/
https://twitter.com/Maddyology
ZoomInfo
Maddy Vian is a lizard queen illustrator based in the UK, and she’s awesome. Below, she talks about mean caterpillars with suitcases, nostalgia and humour, and her affinity for dinosaurs.
where are you from?
I’m from a seaside town in Kent and grew up with a lot of fields and old people in my peripherals.


where are you right now?
Right now I’m in my final university crit, at Kingston, London, England, Earth.


have you always been drawing? do you remember the first thing you ever drew/painted?

I think so yes! I don’t really remember my first drawings but I’ve seen some drawings in my old school books and I drew a pretty mean caterpillar with a suitcase once. I remember my mum would help me make books/do the writing and I’d draw the pictures!


how do you begin an illustration?

Depending on the scale of the image I’ll usually do a little pencil sketch thumbnail just to get some shapes down before drawing it properly or taking it into photoshop. Quite often I’ll wing it though.


what are you currently inspired by?

I have been watching a lot of documentaries that inspire me lately. I love watching things about unexplained world mysteries and I think I just like learning new things to generate ideas!


was there a particular moment when you thought of doing this as a career?

I get a few school students asking advice for getting into illustration and I just have to tell them that they are so much further ahead than I was at that age!!! I didn’t really now you could BE an illustrator until after I left school! I think putting my work online has really helped me realise that I do have a place in the creative world though!


imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who’s never seen it - like that dreaded question when meeting new people: “what do you draw?” How would you describe what you do?
I work with a nostalgia and humour, taking inspiration from those cartoons I used to record on VHS on Saturday mornings as a kid. 


favourite bands/artists at the moment?

Always have tons of different songs floating about my head when I’m working and recently it’s been Pogo, Grimes and The Mars Volta are pretty great work soundtracks. Also…Disney soundtracks.


what is the best advice you’ve ever been given?

I had the privilege of working with an illustrator just before I began uni and she gave me so much wisdom. I think the thing I always remember is that when you are young it’s the best time to not get held down with a style because out in the real world, once you’re known for something you’ll be asked to keep doing it forever!!! Not being afraid to experiment when you can is something I always think about!


two, three hundred years from now, if people were to remember your work (found a zine, or a comic of yours, or maybe a print) by one thing and one thing only, what would you want it to be?

Amazing question! Probably a comic? A comic I haven’t done yet though. I feel like I’m on the edge of doing something memorable….but maybe I’ll feel like that for the next three hundred years!!!


you’ve been making clothing designs - it textile printing something you’re interested in? do you think you’re going to make these (the pizza and the night sky dresses are badass, by the way)?

 I’ve made the pizza one and a couple of others! (http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/tagged/indieWEARABLE ) At the moment it’s just with one fabric marker but I’d love to properly design fabric I just wouldn’t know where to begin in getting it produced!!!


what city/country would you like to visit?

I haven’t been to so many places it’s hard to narrow it down. I’d love to visit New York…but then perhaps somewhere with quite different culture too like Japan or Thailand…


where do you want to be?
I’ve had a craving to be in Disneyland for FAR too long.


dinosaurs, zombies, aliens, or kittens? 

I mean kittens are the least likely to hurt me. But I have a strange affinity with dinosaurs.
http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/
https://twitter.com/Maddyology
ZoomInfo
Maddy Vian is a lizard queen illustrator based in the UK, and she’s awesome. Below, she talks about mean caterpillars with suitcases, nostalgia and humour, and her affinity for dinosaurs.
where are you from?
I’m from a seaside town in Kent and grew up with a lot of fields and old people in my peripherals.


where are you right now?
Right now I’m in my final university crit, at Kingston, London, England, Earth.


have you always been drawing? do you remember the first thing you ever drew/painted?

I think so yes! I don’t really remember my first drawings but I’ve seen some drawings in my old school books and I drew a pretty mean caterpillar with a suitcase once. I remember my mum would help me make books/do the writing and I’d draw the pictures!


how do you begin an illustration?

Depending on the scale of the image I’ll usually do a little pencil sketch thumbnail just to get some shapes down before drawing it properly or taking it into photoshop. Quite often I’ll wing it though.


what are you currently inspired by?

I have been watching a lot of documentaries that inspire me lately. I love watching things about unexplained world mysteries and I think I just like learning new things to generate ideas!


was there a particular moment when you thought of doing this as a career?

I get a few school students asking advice for getting into illustration and I just have to tell them that they are so much further ahead than I was at that age!!! I didn’t really now you could BE an illustrator until after I left school! I think putting my work online has really helped me realise that I do have a place in the creative world though!


imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who’s never seen it - like that dreaded question when meeting new people: “what do you draw?” How would you describe what you do?
I work with a nostalgia and humour, taking inspiration from those cartoons I used to record on VHS on Saturday mornings as a kid. 


favourite bands/artists at the moment?

Always have tons of different songs floating about my head when I’m working and recently it’s been Pogo, Grimes and The Mars Volta are pretty great work soundtracks. Also…Disney soundtracks.


what is the best advice you’ve ever been given?

I had the privilege of working with an illustrator just before I began uni and she gave me so much wisdom. I think the thing I always remember is that when you are young it’s the best time to not get held down with a style because out in the real world, once you’re known for something you’ll be asked to keep doing it forever!!! Not being afraid to experiment when you can is something I always think about!


two, three hundred years from now, if people were to remember your work (found a zine, or a comic of yours, or maybe a print) by one thing and one thing only, what would you want it to be?

Amazing question! Probably a comic? A comic I haven’t done yet though. I feel like I’m on the edge of doing something memorable….but maybe I’ll feel like that for the next three hundred years!!!


you’ve been making clothing designs - it textile printing something you’re interested in? do you think you’re going to make these (the pizza and the night sky dresses are badass, by the way)?

 I’ve made the pizza one and a couple of others! (http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/tagged/indieWEARABLE ) At the moment it’s just with one fabric marker but I’d love to properly design fabric I just wouldn’t know where to begin in getting it produced!!!


what city/country would you like to visit?

I haven’t been to so many places it’s hard to narrow it down. I’d love to visit New York…but then perhaps somewhere with quite different culture too like Japan or Thailand…


where do you want to be?
I’ve had a craving to be in Disneyland for FAR too long.


dinosaurs, zombies, aliens, or kittens? 

I mean kittens are the least likely to hurt me. But I have a strange affinity with dinosaurs.
http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/
https://twitter.com/Maddyology
ZoomInfo
Maddy Vian is a lizard queen illustrator based in the UK, and she’s awesome. Below, she talks about mean caterpillars with suitcases, nostalgia and humour, and her affinity for dinosaurs.
where are you from?
I’m from a seaside town in Kent and grew up with a lot of fields and old people in my peripherals.


where are you right now?
Right now I’m in my final university crit, at Kingston, London, England, Earth.


have you always been drawing? do you remember the first thing you ever drew/painted?

I think so yes! I don’t really remember my first drawings but I’ve seen some drawings in my old school books and I drew a pretty mean caterpillar with a suitcase once. I remember my mum would help me make books/do the writing and I’d draw the pictures!


how do you begin an illustration?

Depending on the scale of the image I’ll usually do a little pencil sketch thumbnail just to get some shapes down before drawing it properly or taking it into photoshop. Quite often I’ll wing it though.


what are you currently inspired by?

I have been watching a lot of documentaries that inspire me lately. I love watching things about unexplained world mysteries and I think I just like learning new things to generate ideas!


was there a particular moment when you thought of doing this as a career?

I get a few school students asking advice for getting into illustration and I just have to tell them that they are so much further ahead than I was at that age!!! I didn’t really now you could BE an illustrator until after I left school! I think putting my work online has really helped me realise that I do have a place in the creative world though!


imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who’s never seen it - like that dreaded question when meeting new people: “what do you draw?” How would you describe what you do?
I work with a nostalgia and humour, taking inspiration from those cartoons I used to record on VHS on Saturday mornings as a kid. 


favourite bands/artists at the moment?

Always have tons of different songs floating about my head when I’m working and recently it’s been Pogo, Grimes and The Mars Volta are pretty great work soundtracks. Also…Disney soundtracks.


what is the best advice you’ve ever been given?

I had the privilege of working with an illustrator just before I began uni and she gave me so much wisdom. I think the thing I always remember is that when you are young it’s the best time to not get held down with a style because out in the real world, once you’re known for something you’ll be asked to keep doing it forever!!! Not being afraid to experiment when you can is something I always think about!


two, three hundred years from now, if people were to remember your work (found a zine, or a comic of yours, or maybe a print) by one thing and one thing only, what would you want it to be?

Amazing question! Probably a comic? A comic I haven’t done yet though. I feel like I’m on the edge of doing something memorable….but maybe I’ll feel like that for the next three hundred years!!!


you’ve been making clothing designs - it textile printing something you’re interested in? do you think you’re going to make these (the pizza and the night sky dresses are badass, by the way)?

 I’ve made the pizza one and a couple of others! (http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/tagged/indieWEARABLE ) At the moment it’s just with one fabric marker but I’d love to properly design fabric I just wouldn’t know where to begin in getting it produced!!!


what city/country would you like to visit?

I haven’t been to so many places it’s hard to narrow it down. I’d love to visit New York…but then perhaps somewhere with quite different culture too like Japan or Thailand…


where do you want to be?
I’ve had a craving to be in Disneyland for FAR too long.


dinosaurs, zombies, aliens, or kittens? 

I mean kittens are the least likely to hurt me. But I have a strange affinity with dinosaurs.
http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/
https://twitter.com/Maddyology
ZoomInfo

Maddy Vian is a lizard queen illustrator based in the UK, and she’s awesome. Below, she talks about mean caterpillars with suitcases, nostalgia and humour, and her affinity for dinosaurs.

where are you from?
I’m from a seaside town in Kent and grew up with a lot of fields and old people in my peripherals.
where are you right now?
Right now I’m in my final university crit, at Kingston, London, England, Earth.
have you always been drawing? do you remember the first thing you ever drew/painted?
I think so yes! I don’t really remember my first drawings but I’ve seen some drawings in my old school books and I drew a pretty mean caterpillar with a suitcase once. I remember my mum would help me make books/do the writing and I’d draw the pictures!
how do you begin an illustration?
Depending on the scale of the image I’ll usually do a little pencil sketch thumbnail just to get some shapes down before drawing it properly or taking it into photoshop. Quite often I’ll wing it though.
what are you currently inspired by?
I have been watching a lot of documentaries that inspire me lately. I love watching things about unexplained world mysteries and I think I just like learning new things to generate ideas!
was there a particular moment when you thought of doing this as a career?
I get a few school students asking advice for getting into illustration and I just have to tell them that they are so much further ahead than I was at that age!!! I didn’t really now you could BE an illustrator until after I left school! I think putting my work online has really helped me realise that I do have a place in the creative world though!
imagine you were trying to describe your work to someone who’s never seen it - like that dreaded question when meeting new people: “what do you draw?” How would you describe what you do?
I work with a nostalgia and humour, taking inspiration from those cartoons I used to record on VHS on Saturday mornings as a kid. 
favourite bands/artists at the moment?
Always have tons of different songs floating about my head when I’m working and recently it’s been Pogo, Grimes and The Mars Volta are pretty great work soundtracks. Also…Disney soundtracks.
what is the best advice you’ve ever been given?
I had the privilege of working with an illustrator just before I began uni and she gave me so much wisdom. I think the thing I always remember is that when you are young it’s the best time to not get held down with a style because out in the real world, once you’re known for something you’ll be asked to keep doing it forever!!! Not being afraid to experiment when you can is something I always think about!
two, three hundred years from now, if people were to remember your work (found a zine, or a comic of yours, or maybe a print) by one thing and one thing only, what would you want it to be?
Amazing question! Probably a comic? A comic I haven’t done yet though. I feel like I’m on the edge of doing something memorable….but maybe I’ll feel like that for the next three hundred years!!!
you’ve been making clothing designs - it textile printing something you’re interested in? do you think you’re going to make these (the pizza and the night sky dresses are badass, by the way)?
 I’ve made the pizza one and a couple of others! (http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/tagged/indieWEARABLE ) At the moment it’s just with one fabric marker but I’d love to properly design fabric I just wouldn’t know where to begin in getting it produced!!!
what city/country would you like to visit?
I haven’t been to so many places it’s hard to narrow it down. I’d love to visit New York…but then perhaps somewhere with quite different culture too like Japan or Thailand…
where do you want to be?
I’ve had a craving to be in Disneyland for FAR too long.
dinosaurs, zombies, aliens, or kittens? 
I mean kittens are the least likely to hurt me. But I have a strange affinity with dinosaurs.

http://indievisualjournal.tumblr.com/

https://twitter.com/Maddyology

Lexy Ho-Tai
where are you from? Small town, Canada.
where are you right now? New York City (!!!!!!!). 
where do you want to be?  LITERALLY EVERYWHERE. I love New York. I really do. But my ultimate dream is to be in a perpetual state of traveling. I just want to wander this beautiful earth, meet diverse and amazing human beings, and make things, all the time, from every crevice of this planet. Or something like that…
http://lexymakesthings.com/
https://www.facebook.com/lexyhotai
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Lexy Ho-Tai
where are you from? Small town, Canada.
where are you right now? New York City (!!!!!!!). 
where do you want to be?  LITERALLY EVERYWHERE. I love New York. I really do. But my ultimate dream is to be in a perpetual state of traveling. I just want to wander this beautiful earth, meet diverse and amazing human beings, and make things, all the time, from every crevice of this planet. Or something like that…
http://lexymakesthings.com/
https://www.facebook.com/lexyhotai
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Lexy Ho-Tai
where are you from? Small town, Canada.
where are you right now? New York City (!!!!!!!). 
where do you want to be?  LITERALLY EVERYWHERE. I love New York. I really do. But my ultimate dream is to be in a perpetual state of traveling. I just want to wander this beautiful earth, meet diverse and amazing human beings, and make things, all the time, from every crevice of this planet. Or something like that…
http://lexymakesthings.com/
https://www.facebook.com/lexyhotai
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Lexy Ho-Tai
where are you from? Small town, Canada.
where are you right now? New York City (!!!!!!!). 
where do you want to be?  LITERALLY EVERYWHERE. I love New York. I really do. But my ultimate dream is to be in a perpetual state of traveling. I just want to wander this beautiful earth, meet diverse and amazing human beings, and make things, all the time, from every crevice of this planet. Or something like that…
http://lexymakesthings.com/
https://www.facebook.com/lexyhotai
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Lexy Ho-Tai
where are you from? Small town, Canada.
where are you right now? New York City (!!!!!!!). 
where do you want to be?  LITERALLY EVERYWHERE. I love New York. I really do. But my ultimate dream is to be in a perpetual state of traveling. I just want to wander this beautiful earth, meet diverse and amazing human beings, and make things, all the time, from every crevice of this planet. Or something like that…
http://lexymakesthings.com/
https://www.facebook.com/lexyhotai
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Lexy Ho-Tai
where are you from? Small town, Canada.
where are you right now? New York City (!!!!!!!). 
where do you want to be?  LITERALLY EVERYWHERE. I love New York. I really do. But my ultimate dream is to be in a perpetual state of traveling. I just want to wander this beautiful earth, meet diverse and amazing human beings, and make things, all the time, from every crevice of this planet. Or something like that…
http://lexymakesthings.com/
https://www.facebook.com/lexyhotai
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Lexy Ho-Tai
where are you from? Small town, Canada.
where are you right now? New York City (!!!!!!!). 
where do you want to be?  LITERALLY EVERYWHERE. I love New York. I really do. But my ultimate dream is to be in a perpetual state of traveling. I just want to wander this beautiful earth, meet diverse and amazing human beings, and make things, all the time, from every crevice of this planet. Or something like that…
http://lexymakesthings.com/
https://www.facebook.com/lexyhotai
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Lexy Ho-Tai
where are you from? Small town, Canada.
where are you right now? New York City (!!!!!!!). 
where do you want to be?  LITERALLY EVERYWHERE. I love New York. I really do. But my ultimate dream is to be in a perpetual state of traveling. I just want to wander this beautiful earth, meet diverse and amazing human beings, and make things, all the time, from every crevice of this planet. Or something like that…
http://lexymakesthings.com/
https://www.facebook.com/lexyhotai
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Lexy Ho-Tai
where are you from? Small town, Canada.
where are you right now? New York City (!!!!!!!). 
where do you want to be?  LITERALLY EVERYWHERE. I love New York. I really do. But my ultimate dream is to be in a perpetual state of traveling. I just want to wander this beautiful earth, meet diverse and amazing human beings, and make things, all the time, from every crevice of this planet. Or something like that…
http://lexymakesthings.com/
https://www.facebook.com/lexyhotai
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Lexy Ho-Tai

where are you from? Small town, Canada.

where are you right now? New York City (!!!!!!!). 

where do you want to be?  LITERALLY EVERYWHERE. I love New York. I really do. But my ultimate dream is to be in a perpetual state of traveling. I just want to wander this beautiful earth, meet diverse and amazing human beings, and make things, all the time, from every crevice of this planet. Or something like that…

http://lexymakesthings.com/

https://www.facebook.com/lexyhotai

Ksenija Jovisevic
where are you from? I grew up in a small town in Serbia, fortunately, very close to the capital, Belgrade, where i moved when i was 14.
where are you right now? At the same small town where i grew up, making plans about the next, further, destination.
where do you want to be? Elsewhere
http://ksenijajovisevic.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/littlebird_/?v=1
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Ksenija Jovisevic
where are you from? I grew up in a small town in Serbia, fortunately, very close to the capital, Belgrade, where i moved when i was 14.
where are you right now? At the same small town where i grew up, making plans about the next, further, destination.
where do you want to be? Elsewhere
http://ksenijajovisevic.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/littlebird_/?v=1
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Ksenija Jovisevic
where are you from? I grew up in a small town in Serbia, fortunately, very close to the capital, Belgrade, where i moved when i was 14.
where are you right now? At the same small town where i grew up, making plans about the next, further, destination.
where do you want to be? Elsewhere
http://ksenijajovisevic.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/littlebird_/?v=1
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Ksenija Jovisevic
where are you from? I grew up in a small town in Serbia, fortunately, very close to the capital, Belgrade, where i moved when i was 14.
where are you right now? At the same small town where i grew up, making plans about the next, further, destination.
where do you want to be? Elsewhere
http://ksenijajovisevic.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/littlebird_/?v=1
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Ksenija Jovisevic
where are you from? I grew up in a small town in Serbia, fortunately, very close to the capital, Belgrade, where i moved when i was 14.
where are you right now? At the same small town where i grew up, making plans about the next, further, destination.
where do you want to be? Elsewhere
http://ksenijajovisevic.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/littlebird_/?v=1
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Ksenija Jovisevic
where are you from? I grew up in a small town in Serbia, fortunately, very close to the capital, Belgrade, where i moved when i was 14.
where are you right now? At the same small town where i grew up, making plans about the next, further, destination.
where do you want to be? Elsewhere
http://ksenijajovisevic.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/littlebird_/?v=1
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Ksenija Jovisevic
where are you from? I grew up in a small town in Serbia, fortunately, very close to the capital, Belgrade, where i moved when i was 14.
where are you right now? At the same small town where i grew up, making plans about the next, further, destination.
where do you want to be? Elsewhere
http://ksenijajovisevic.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/littlebird_/?v=1
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Ksenija Jovisevic
where are you from? I grew up in a small town in Serbia, fortunately, very close to the capital, Belgrade, where i moved when i was 14.
where are you right now? At the same small town where i grew up, making plans about the next, further, destination.
where do you want to be? Elsewhere
http://ksenijajovisevic.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/littlebird_/?v=1
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Ksenija Jovisevic

where are you from? I grew up in a small town in Serbia, fortunately, very close to the capital, Belgrade, where i moved when i was 14.

where are you right now? At the same small town where i grew up, making plans about the next, further, destination.

where do you want to be? Elsewhere

http://ksenijajovisevic.tumblr.com/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/littlebird_/?v=1

Moby Howeidy
where are you from? I am from Albany, California which is in the east bay area.
where are you right now? I am currently living in San Francisco, California and I go to college at San Francisco State University.

where do you want to be? I feel like my goals sound pretty unrealistic but I hope that one day i’ll be a working photojournalist contributing work to various publications. I also have an interest in standard print journalism and I love the idea of writing for VICE or Fader Magazine. I aim to be in a place that I can feel proud and fulfilled in what I am doing.
http://xachronicles.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/howeidyphotography/
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Moby Howeidy
where are you from? I am from Albany, California which is in the east bay area.
where are you right now? I am currently living in San Francisco, California and I go to college at San Francisco State University.

where do you want to be? I feel like my goals sound pretty unrealistic but I hope that one day i’ll be a working photojournalist contributing work to various publications. I also have an interest in standard print journalism and I love the idea of writing for VICE or Fader Magazine. I aim to be in a place that I can feel proud and fulfilled in what I am doing.
http://xachronicles.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/howeidyphotography/
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Moby Howeidy
where are you from? I am from Albany, California which is in the east bay area.
where are you right now? I am currently living in San Francisco, California and I go to college at San Francisco State University.

where do you want to be? I feel like my goals sound pretty unrealistic but I hope that one day i’ll be a working photojournalist contributing work to various publications. I also have an interest in standard print journalism and I love the idea of writing for VICE or Fader Magazine. I aim to be in a place that I can feel proud and fulfilled in what I am doing.
http://xachronicles.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/howeidyphotography/
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Moby Howeidy
where are you from? I am from Albany, California which is in the east bay area.
where are you right now? I am currently living in San Francisco, California and I go to college at San Francisco State University.

where do you want to be? I feel like my goals sound pretty unrealistic but I hope that one day i’ll be a working photojournalist contributing work to various publications. I also have an interest in standard print journalism and I love the idea of writing for VICE or Fader Magazine. I aim to be in a place that I can feel proud and fulfilled in what I am doing.
http://xachronicles.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/howeidyphotography/
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Moby Howeidy
where are you from? I am from Albany, California which is in the east bay area.
where are you right now? I am currently living in San Francisco, California and I go to college at San Francisco State University.

where do you want to be? I feel like my goals sound pretty unrealistic but I hope that one day i’ll be a working photojournalist contributing work to various publications. I also have an interest in standard print journalism and I love the idea of writing for VICE or Fader Magazine. I aim to be in a place that I can feel proud and fulfilled in what I am doing.
http://xachronicles.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/howeidyphotography/
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Moby Howeidy
where are you from? I am from Albany, California which is in the east bay area.
where are you right now? I am currently living in San Francisco, California and I go to college at San Francisco State University.

where do you want to be? I feel like my goals sound pretty unrealistic but I hope that one day i’ll be a working photojournalist contributing work to various publications. I also have an interest in standard print journalism and I love the idea of writing for VICE or Fader Magazine. I aim to be in a place that I can feel proud and fulfilled in what I am doing.
http://xachronicles.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/howeidyphotography/
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Moby Howeidy
where are you from? I am from Albany, California which is in the east bay area.
where are you right now? I am currently living in San Francisco, California and I go to college at San Francisco State University.

where do you want to be? I feel like my goals sound pretty unrealistic but I hope that one day i’ll be a working photojournalist contributing work to various publications. I also have an interest in standard print journalism and I love the idea of writing for VICE or Fader Magazine. I aim to be in a place that I can feel proud and fulfilled in what I am doing.
http://xachronicles.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/howeidyphotography/
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Moby Howeidy
where are you from? I am from Albany, California which is in the east bay area.
where are you right now? I am currently living in San Francisco, California and I go to college at San Francisco State University.

where do you want to be? I feel like my goals sound pretty unrealistic but I hope that one day i’ll be a working photojournalist contributing work to various publications. I also have an interest in standard print journalism and I love the idea of writing for VICE or Fader Magazine. I aim to be in a place that I can feel proud and fulfilled in what I am doing.
http://xachronicles.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/howeidyphotography/
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Moby Howeidy
where are you from? I am from Albany, California which is in the east bay area.
where are you right now? I am currently living in San Francisco, California and I go to college at San Francisco State University.

where do you want to be? I feel like my goals sound pretty unrealistic but I hope that one day i’ll be a working photojournalist contributing work to various publications. I also have an interest in standard print journalism and I love the idea of writing for VICE or Fader Magazine. I aim to be in a place that I can feel proud and fulfilled in what I am doing.
http://xachronicles.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/howeidyphotography/
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Moby Howeidy
where are you from? I am from Albany, California which is in the east bay area.
where are you right now? I am currently living in San Francisco, California and I go to college at San Francisco State University.

where do you want to be? I feel like my goals sound pretty unrealistic but I hope that one day i’ll be a working photojournalist contributing work to various publications. I also have an interest in standard print journalism and I love the idea of writing for VICE or Fader Magazine. I aim to be in a place that I can feel proud and fulfilled in what I am doing.
http://xachronicles.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/howeidyphotography/
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Moby Howeidy

where are you from? I am from Albany, California which is in the east bay area.

where are you right now? I am currently living in San Francisco, California and I go to college at San Francisco State University.

where do you want to be? I feel like my goals sound pretty unrealistic but I hope that one day i’ll be a working photojournalist contributing work to various publications. I also have an interest in standard print journalism and I love the idea of writing for VICE or Fader Magazine. I aim to be in a place that I can feel proud and fulfilled in what I am doing.

http://xachronicles.tumblr.com/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/howeidyphotography/

"Fried Brains" - a zine by Ben Gore
I recently was lucky to get my hands on this little zine composed of gritty black&white photographs. Inside, there are images of street signs, of graffiti on walls, of people in a crowd, all coming together visually, united by the common theme of youth.
There is that particular moment in coming of age of every person, one where they are not an adult just yet, but they realize that they are very well on their way to be one, and it is often a terrifying thought to have. “Fried Brains” feels like an insight into that transitory moment, depicting moments of everyday life; the images featured are of friends hanging out, or of street details captured when doing that. The zine reads as a well-kept visual diary.
A particular favourite that, to me, sums up the whole thing is a photograph of text on a t-shirt: “I could have been someone,” placed next to a page of a man with a skateboard, his identity hidden by the shadows.
In short, absolutely love it, and thrilled to have it in my collection now. Check out more of Ben’s work in the feature he has on Pudge here, or by following the links below.
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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"Fried Brains" - a zine by Ben Gore
I recently was lucky to get my hands on this little zine composed of gritty black&white photographs. Inside, there are images of street signs, of graffiti on walls, of people in a crowd, all coming together visually, united by the common theme of youth.
There is that particular moment in coming of age of every person, one where they are not an adult just yet, but they realize that they are very well on their way to be one, and it is often a terrifying thought to have. “Fried Brains” feels like an insight into that transitory moment, depicting moments of everyday life; the images featured are of friends hanging out, or of street details captured when doing that. The zine reads as a well-kept visual diary.
A particular favourite that, to me, sums up the whole thing is a photograph of text on a t-shirt: “I could have been someone,” placed next to a page of a man with a skateboard, his identity hidden by the shadows.
In short, absolutely love it, and thrilled to have it in my collection now. Check out more of Ben’s work in the feature he has on Pudge here, or by following the links below.
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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"Fried Brains" - a zine by Ben Gore
I recently was lucky to get my hands on this little zine composed of gritty black&white photographs. Inside, there are images of street signs, of graffiti on walls, of people in a crowd, all coming together visually, united by the common theme of youth.
There is that particular moment in coming of age of every person, one where they are not an adult just yet, but they realize that they are very well on their way to be one, and it is often a terrifying thought to have. “Fried Brains” feels like an insight into that transitory moment, depicting moments of everyday life; the images featured are of friends hanging out, or of street details captured when doing that. The zine reads as a well-kept visual diary.
A particular favourite that, to me, sums up the whole thing is a photograph of text on a t-shirt: “I could have been someone,” placed next to a page of a man with a skateboard, his identity hidden by the shadows.
In short, absolutely love it, and thrilled to have it in my collection now. Check out more of Ben’s work in the feature he has on Pudge here, or by following the links below.
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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"Fried Brains" - a zine by Ben Gore
I recently was lucky to get my hands on this little zine composed of gritty black&white photographs. Inside, there are images of street signs, of graffiti on walls, of people in a crowd, all coming together visually, united by the common theme of youth.
There is that particular moment in coming of age of every person, one where they are not an adult just yet, but they realize that they are very well on their way to be one, and it is often a terrifying thought to have. “Fried Brains” feels like an insight into that transitory moment, depicting moments of everyday life; the images featured are of friends hanging out, or of street details captured when doing that. The zine reads as a well-kept visual diary.
A particular favourite that, to me, sums up the whole thing is a photograph of text on a t-shirt: “I could have been someone,” placed next to a page of a man with a skateboard, his identity hidden by the shadows.
In short, absolutely love it, and thrilled to have it in my collection now. Check out more of Ben’s work in the feature he has on Pudge here, or by following the links below.
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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"Fried Brains" - a zine by Ben Gore
I recently was lucky to get my hands on this little zine composed of gritty black&white photographs. Inside, there are images of street signs, of graffiti on walls, of people in a crowd, all coming together visually, united by the common theme of youth.
There is that particular moment in coming of age of every person, one where they are not an adult just yet, but they realize that they are very well on their way to be one, and it is often a terrifying thought to have. “Fried Brains” feels like an insight into that transitory moment, depicting moments of everyday life; the images featured are of friends hanging out, or of street details captured when doing that. The zine reads as a well-kept visual diary.
A particular favourite that, to me, sums up the whole thing is a photograph of text on a t-shirt: “I could have been someone,” placed next to a page of a man with a skateboard, his identity hidden by the shadows.
In short, absolutely love it, and thrilled to have it in my collection now. Check out more of Ben’s work in the feature he has on Pudge here, or by following the links below.
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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"Fried Brains" - a zine by Ben Gore

I recently was lucky to get my hands on this little zine composed of gritty black&white photographs. Inside, there are images of street signs, of graffiti on walls, of people in a crowd, all coming together visually, united by the common theme of youth.

There is that particular moment in coming of age of every person, one where they are not an adult just yet, but they realize that they are very well on their way to be one, and it is often a terrifying thought to have. “Fried Brains” feels like an insight into that transitory moment, depicting moments of everyday life; the images featured are of friends hanging out, or of street details captured when doing that. The zine reads as a well-kept visual diary.

A particular favourite that, to me, sums up the whole thing is a photograph of text on a t-shirt: “I could have been someone,” placed next to a page of a man with a skateboard, his identity hidden by the shadows.

In short, absolutely love it, and thrilled to have it in my collection now. Check out more of Ben’s work in the feature he has on Pudge here, or by following the links below.

http://bengore.co.uk/

http://bengore.tumblr.com/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/

https://twitter.com/bengore

Ben Gore
where are you from? I’m from Harpenden, a town on the outskirts of London.
where are you right now? I’m currently living by the seaside in Brighton.
where do you want to be? I want to be wherever I can be me. 
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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Ben Gore
where are you from? I’m from Harpenden, a town on the outskirts of London.
where are you right now? I’m currently living by the seaside in Brighton.
where do you want to be? I want to be wherever I can be me. 
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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Ben Gore
where are you from? I’m from Harpenden, a town on the outskirts of London.
where are you right now? I’m currently living by the seaside in Brighton.
where do you want to be? I want to be wherever I can be me. 
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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Ben Gore
where are you from? I’m from Harpenden, a town on the outskirts of London.
where are you right now? I’m currently living by the seaside in Brighton.
where do you want to be? I want to be wherever I can be me. 
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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Ben Gore
where are you from? I’m from Harpenden, a town on the outskirts of London.
where are you right now? I’m currently living by the seaside in Brighton.
where do you want to be? I want to be wherever I can be me. 
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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Ben Gore
where are you from? I’m from Harpenden, a town on the outskirts of London.
where are you right now? I’m currently living by the seaside in Brighton.
where do you want to be? I want to be wherever I can be me. 
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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Ben Gore
where are you from? I’m from Harpenden, a town on the outskirts of London.
where are you right now? I’m currently living by the seaside in Brighton.
where do you want to be? I want to be wherever I can be me. 
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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Ben Gore
where are you from? I’m from Harpenden, a town on the outskirts of London.
where are you right now? I’m currently living by the seaside in Brighton.
where do you want to be? I want to be wherever I can be me. 
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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Ben Gore
where are you from? I’m from Harpenden, a town on the outskirts of London.
where are you right now? I’m currently living by the seaside in Brighton.
where do you want to be? I want to be wherever I can be me. 
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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Ben Gore
where are you from? I’m from Harpenden, a town on the outskirts of London.
where are you right now? I’m currently living by the seaside in Brighton.
where do you want to be? I want to be wherever I can be me. 
http://bengore.co.uk/
http://bengore.tumblr.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/
https://twitter.com/bengore
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Ben Gore

where are you from? I’m from Harpenden, a town on the outskirts of London.

where are you right now? I’m currently living by the seaside in Brighton.

where do you want to be? I want to be wherever I can be me. 

http://bengore.co.uk/

http://bengore.tumblr.com/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/bengore/

https://twitter.com/bengore

Steffen Fischer
where are you from? I come from a small village in the middle of Germany but at the moment I live in Berlin.
where are you right now? I am sitting on my couch next to my beautiful fiancee.
where do you want to be? I would like to be at the Baltic sea and walk barefoot in the sand.
http://thesadfisherman.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/analoge-welt/
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Steffen Fischer
where are you from? I come from a small village in the middle of Germany but at the moment I live in Berlin.
where are you right now? I am sitting on my couch next to my beautiful fiancee.
where do you want to be? I would like to be at the Baltic sea and walk barefoot in the sand.
http://thesadfisherman.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/analoge-welt/
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Steffen Fischer
where are you from? I come from a small village in the middle of Germany but at the moment I live in Berlin.
where are you right now? I am sitting on my couch next to my beautiful fiancee.
where do you want to be? I would like to be at the Baltic sea and walk barefoot in the sand.
http://thesadfisherman.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/analoge-welt/
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Steffen Fischer
where are you from? I come from a small village in the middle of Germany but at the moment I live in Berlin.
where are you right now? I am sitting on my couch next to my beautiful fiancee.
where do you want to be? I would like to be at the Baltic sea and walk barefoot in the sand.
http://thesadfisherman.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/analoge-welt/
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Steffen Fischer
where are you from? I come from a small village in the middle of Germany but at the moment I live in Berlin.
where are you right now? I am sitting on my couch next to my beautiful fiancee.
where do you want to be? I would like to be at the Baltic sea and walk barefoot in the sand.
http://thesadfisherman.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/analoge-welt/
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Steffen Fischer
where are you from? I come from a small village in the middle of Germany but at the moment I live in Berlin.
where are you right now? I am sitting on my couch next to my beautiful fiancee.
where do you want to be? I would like to be at the Baltic sea and walk barefoot in the sand.
http://thesadfisherman.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/analoge-welt/
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Steffen Fischer
where are you from? I come from a small village in the middle of Germany but at the moment I live in Berlin.
where are you right now? I am sitting on my couch next to my beautiful fiancee.
where do you want to be? I would like to be at the Baltic sea and walk barefoot in the sand.
http://thesadfisherman.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/analoge-welt/
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Steffen Fischer
where are you from? I come from a small village in the middle of Germany but at the moment I live in Berlin.
where are you right now? I am sitting on my couch next to my beautiful fiancee.
where do you want to be? I would like to be at the Baltic sea and walk barefoot in the sand.
http://thesadfisherman.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/analoge-welt/
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Steffen Fischer
where are you from? I come from a small village in the middle of Germany but at the moment I live in Berlin.
where are you right now? I am sitting on my couch next to my beautiful fiancee.
where do you want to be? I would like to be at the Baltic sea and walk barefoot in the sand.
http://thesadfisherman.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/analoge-welt/
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Steffen Fischer
where are you from? I come from a small village in the middle of Germany but at the moment I live in Berlin.
where are you right now? I am sitting on my couch next to my beautiful fiancee.
where do you want to be? I would like to be at the Baltic sea and walk barefoot in the sand.
http://thesadfisherman.tumblr.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/analoge-welt/
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Steffen Fischer

where are you from? I come from a small village in the middle of Germany but at the moment I live in Berlin.

where are you right now? I am sitting on my couch next to my beautiful fiancee.

where do you want to be? I would like to be at the Baltic sea and walk barefoot in the sand.

http://thesadfisherman.tumblr.com/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/analoge-welt/