03.04.16

LEANDRO CASTRO INTERVIEW: ADAM KATZ SINDING

Adam Katz Sinding | Image: Meran Ben Loulou.

PROFILE
Name:  Adam Katz Sinding
Born: 05:55a, 3-May-1983, San Francisco, California, USA
Occupation: Photographer
Place: Amsterdam, Netherlands + Brooklyn, New York
Webwww.Le21eme.comwww.AdamKatzSinding.com

Where are you right now? 


I just got off the train from Florence.  In Milan for Milan Men’s Fashion Week FW16.


Describe your personal style in three words


Minimal.  Utilitarian.  Black.


What is your favorite color?


Forest Green.


What is your guiltiest pleasure? 


Red wine.  Girls.  Bad music.


What Book are you reading by now?


I have too much stress and anxiety to be able to read anymore.  It’s a shame.


Can you name an artist you admire?


Photographer?  Hans Furer, Vivien Sassen, Diane Arbus, Helmut Newton.
Designer?  Nicholas Ghesquiere, Phoebe Philo, Errolson Hugh, Demna Gvasalia, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Hedi Slimane, Raf Simons.
Artist arist??  Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso, Richard Serra, Sterling Ruby, Louise Bourgeois, Bruce Nauman, countless others.


What do you think about art?


This is a vague questions.  What do I THINK about art?  I enjoy art, of course.  I studied and have my degree in Art History, however I’ve lost a lot of my knowledge on the subject.  But going to museums is always a rewarding experience.  I think self-expression is wonderful, and the ability for artists to realize even a very basic work is admirable.


Your recent songs you're listening at the moment?


I just listed to Phoenix, LCD Soundsystem, The Rolling Stones, and E.L.O. on repeat basically.  I’m boring.


What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?


My inability to take the initiative to meet new people.


Which words or phrases do you most overuse?


“Amazing”  “Of course” “Yes” “Sorry” “Right On” “Text me” “Get the fuck out of my shot” “Jesus Christ”  “Like I told you…”


Is there anything you don't like to wear at the moment?


Old underwear.


Where would you most like to be right now?


Copenhagen.  Always.  Also Faroe Islands, Arctic Norway, The Azores, Patagonia, Ethiopia, New Zealand, Iceland, North Korea, Turkmenistan, Armenia, Israel, Madagascar, Suriname, St Lucia, Cape Verde, Bilbao, Lisbon, Mont Saint Michel, Kyoto, Montréal, Fogo Island, Nova Scotia, Lake Baikal, Noma Australia, Tacoma.


Thank you very much, Adam Katz Sinding!

Leandro Castro