Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Anwar Sadat

Amwar Sadat colors his life with the chaos of trouble as you will witness in his responses to this latest edition of Jesse’s Visual Interview

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 responses, Anwar!

Came across Anwar’s work shared by a mutual friend and off the strength of that one image got curious. Often the way we consume images from Kenya in the west are from the gaze of an outsider, in the same way the filmmaker Jean-luc Godard described cinema as a history of men gazing at women. I was immediately hit by Anwar’s gaze…and like Godard…his colors! Both of which show themselves in the responses above. A good example of this would be his response to question 3 with the range of browns with just an extraneous touch of red that also warranted a genuine response and subsequent closeness. For more check out his instagram:


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