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Back Talk with Beau Roulette

Juxtapoz // Sunday, 01 Aug 2010


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:





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


Shoot portraits of prostitutes .



Favorite country or city visited:


Com, Italy.




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.




Something that concerns you:


Death of the magazine world.


Artists you admire:


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




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?






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:






Something you wish you could change or alter about yourself:





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


Deciding to become a photographer—I think so …




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





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