Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Andre D. Wagner

This week’s edition of Jesse’s Visual Interview gives us a stylish monochromatic glimpse into life in the streets of Brooklyn through Andre D. Wagner.

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, Andre!

I happened across his work and immediately appreciated it, but it didn’t really hit until I read his Time article on Gordon Parks, “What Gordon Parks Taught Me” in which he beautifully articulated what Parks taught us. I respect that he doesn’t share in approach what is expressed in everyday life…yet the everyday though, I love the response to question 8, the reoccurring theme of church, striking childhood memories to being happiest with a basketball in your hand going to and from school. It is African American, but it is truly universal. Check his links below:

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