Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Simon Kossoff

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’s a recurring theme in your life?

Q9: How do you define childhood? 

Q10: What is your favorite time of day?

Q11: Who is your favorite person?

Q12: Which person or place do you miss that only exists in a photo?

Thank you for your responses, Simon!

Forgot how I came into Simon’s work, one of those I asked and he agreed and we both forgot about it as a year nearly passed before we got back to it and as a result got this beautiful visual interview! I like his contrasts that characterize his work that you can see in half the responses above. Whether it is his framing that his response to question 6 contrasts, color as in question 4 that the rearview mirror contrasts, or his response to question 5 that contrasts lighting to a rainbow. Sometimes it is ironic like the dog in the cage staring complacently at an open door or kids staring inside of a museum window that contrasts their very anatomy. Really curiously great photography! For more check his Instagram below:


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