INTERVIEWS: WITH PHOTOGRAPHER ELLE MULIARCHYK

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having already made a name for herself in the world of modeling, elle muliarchyk burst onto the fashion photography scene with dressing rooms, a series of guerilla style self-portraits taken in the dressing rooms of upscale boutiques. elle has since contributed to publications such as W magazine, V magazine, interview magazine, pop magazine, and the new york times as well as photographing a handful of unknowns such as: beyonce, marc jacobs, anna wintour, and model natalia vodianova. here are some of her favorite things:

villain: mao tse-tung…

hero/superhero: jon from watchmen. he was blown into the single quanta during an accident, but he reassembled himself with the power of his mind and now he can travel in time and space and is able to manifest any object/person with his mind…

book:  see now then by jamaica kincaid…

smell:  the way it smells after a thunderstorm…

fetish: wine/chocolate…

film: onibaba (japanese 60’s horror film)…

band/musician/composer: philip glass…

artist: claude monet, bruce nauman…

hotel: the carlyle…

drink/cocktail: klein constanzia sweet wine (napoleon’s favorite wine, he drank 300 gallons of it in st. helena)…

decade: 1920′s…

sport: love the charm of the all-american baseball…

position: always on the top!…

food: sea urchin, oysters, almonds, dark chocolate…

historical figure: hildegard von binden (medieval feminist writer, composer, writer, mystic, politician)…

pick-up line: the one i’ve used in the past and it works; can i sit in your lap?…

shop: bookstore at icp…

nightmare: pet-sitting and killing them by forgetting to feed them…

vice: love, food, drink, emails…

woman: marchesa casati, hildegard von binden…

man: einstein, oscar wilde…

hobby: quantum physics, literature, ethics, theology, folklore…

prized possession: love notes from my sweetheart…

way to go: in my sleep

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