Formidablemag is pleased to present “The Naked & Famous”, TN&F, a new on going series of portraits by BARTE.
Taking its name from the iconic New Zealand’s band, this collection of photographs represent a restrained, open-ended study of black and white portraiture.
Starkly defined against a white backdrop our attention rests solely on the sitters’ state of mind, and as a result, our access to the subjects seems limitless.
Formidablemag. What do you do for a living?
Carla. I study physical Ed. and I do weekends as a barwoman at Elanuet Club.
F. How did you feel waking up this morning?
C. I don’t really remember, so I suppose I was in a good mood.
F. What’s on your play list?
C. A bit of everything, hi-hop, Asap Rocky, Jay Z or Kanye West. Some oldies such as Aretha Franklyn or Otis Redding. NY salsa, Willie Colón o Hector Lavoe. Even classical music like Mozart.
F. Favorite magazines, blogs, webs…?
C. Juxtapox Magazine, 25 Gramos and Vanity Fair.
F. What’s inspirational these days?
C. Jane Birkin and Edith Piaf.
F. Who was the last person to leave a strong impression on you?
C. Mr. Murray. He always makes me smile
F. Do you need money to have style?
C. Absolutely no t.
F. What’s your favorite item in your wardrobe?
C. A fresh pair of leggings.
F. Favorite brands?
C. American Apparel and many up and coming local brands like Smooth Clothing, Abrahamson, Shoop…
F. What do you love and hate about Madrid?
C. I love it’s street life and people diversity. And hate… life here can get really stressing.
F. Which place holds a special meaning to you?
C. Buenos Aires, Argentina. it’s in my heart an in my soul.
F. Best night out?
C. When you have no plans and suddenly a bunch of sureal things go on.
F. Worst night out?
C. Exactly the opposite, when you’ve planned the perfect night and nothing goes to plan.
F. What film is your life like?
C. This is really hard to tell. Probably Fantastic Voyage by Richard Fleischer.
F. Our motto at Formidable magazine is “a life less ordinary”. What makes life less ordinary?
C. Living life as game, always willing to take on new experiences.
F. What’s your next goal?
C. New York!!
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