Jesse’s Visual Interviews: Rita Topa

Get your Polaroid fix from the lovely tones of Rita Topa in this edition of Jesse’s Visual Interviews

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, Rita! 

Rita is an old friend of mine in Japan who is an accomplished architect. I always find the photos of non-photographers that come from other creative mediums interesting in their relatively fresh perspectives. Shooting strictly Polaroids, I saw some of the work from her first show in Tokyo last year and thought it would make for a different interview. In addition to her Instagram, just Google her name and check out some of her articles on architecture.


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