Back Talk with Beau Roulette

Juxtapoz // Sunday, 01 Aug 2010
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One reason you make art:

 

Because I cannot draw – and someone once said photography is not an art form.

 

 

The last good movie you saw:

 

Inception.

 

 

Something you’ve always wanted to do, but have yet to:

 

Shoot portraits of prostitutes .

 

 

Favorite country or city visited:

 

Com, Italy.

 

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A few words that sum up your philosophy on life:

 

Drive fast and take chances.

 

 

Something you want the world to know about you:

 

This IS my real name.

 

 

Something that annoys or frustrates you about people:

 

Lies, liars, lying, general un-truthfulness.

 

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Something that concerns you:

 

Death of the magazine world.

 

Artists you admire:

 

Helmut Newton, Man Ray , Marcel DuChamp, Alfred Stieglits.

 

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Favorite quote(s):

 

Everything has a decisive moment. --Henrie Cartie Bresson

 

 

The first record or CD you ever bought? The last album you downloaded?

 

Primus Frizzle Fry. Deadmau5.

 

 

Something you do when you’re procrastinating?

 

Smoke.

 

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What is your most defining characteristic?

 

Very easy going.

 

 

What is your greatest fear?

 

Loosing my eyes.

 

 

The moment you realized you were an ‘artist’:

 

When I got this questioner.

 

 

Your greatest quality:

 

Niceness.

 

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Something you wish you could change or alter about yourself:

 

Procrastination.

 

 

What is the biggest risk you’ve ever taken and was it worth it?

 

Deciding to become a photographer—I think so …

 

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Something you wish you had known five years ago:

 

That the housing market was going to crash.

 

 

What do you hope to accomplish in the next five years of your life?

 

Quit smoking – shoot more people.

 

 

Learn more about Beau Roulette in this month’s August 2010 issue of Juxtapoz and at  www.beauroulette.com

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