Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Phuong Nguyen


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Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Phuong Nguyen
The visual interview series continues with Chicago-based photographer Phuong Nguyen. Her poignant answers are something to behold.

Q1: Who are you? 

Q2: What is your favorite way to waste money?

Q3: What do you consider the most underrated virtue?

Q4: When are you happiest?

Q5: What did your first kiss feel like? 

Q6: Where is home?

Q7: Which body parts (yours or otherwise) do you feel the most affection for?

Q8: What is your favorite vice?

Q9: How do you define childhood? 

Q10: What is your favorite time of day?

Q11: Who is your favorite person?

Q12: What is the most important thing in any relationship?

Thank you for your responses Phoung!

First started corresponding with Phoung on tumblr back in 2010 as we both shot in black and white and had a love for literature. Think it was W. Eugene Smith who said he learned more about photography from the books he has read, art he has seen, and movies he has watched. And you can see the intellect in these photo responses. From the understanding of ups and downs in relationships visually represented by the curves of the fence, the Man Ray reference for favorite body part, and even the playful wit of the cheap cell phone picture with the filter that contrasts the seriousness of her actual work. Check out the links below:





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3 comments on “Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Phuong Nguyen”

    Mario November 14, 2017 at 6:08 pm / Reply

    One of my favorite thus far! Thought provoking and inspiring!

    Jesse Freeman November 15, 2017 at 3:52 pm / Reply

    Ahhh glad you enjoyed it!

    Fabio January 20, 2018 at 9:21 am / Reply

    Made my day :)

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