After deciding to revisit our series of short interviews, I have decided to get them underway by firing a few questions at good friend and frequent contributor to THE NEW ORDER some personal questions. Residing in New York, Peter Sutherland has forged a career as a leading photographer that has seen him make his way around the world. Check out his answers below along with a shot of him as a teen when his famous beard couldn’t cover his face.

SLAMXHYPE / What’s your favourite thing about where you live?

PETER SUTHERLAND / I live in chinatown, NYC. Its one of the last places in downtown manhattan that still has a spontaneous feel, its sort of loose and crazy in its own way.

SLAMXHYPE / Your favourite store in your city?

PETER SUTHERLAND / Dashwood Bookstore on Bond Street.

SLAMXHYPE / What are five items you don’t leave home without?

PETER SUTHERLAND / Wallet, keys, phone, camera and bicycle.

SLAMXHYPE /What’s your favourite holiday location?


SLAMXHYPE / One place you really desire to visit?


SLAMXHYPE / What are the worst trends around today?

PETER SUTHERLAND / Texting all the time, bad tattoos, war.

SLAMXHYPE / What’s the best thing to come out in 2011 to date?

PETER SUTHERLAND / I cant think of anything.

SLAMXHYPE /What’s the must have item for you for FW2011?

PETER SUTHERLAND / I don’t know, I never want anything, i need a new snowboard ha ha

SLAMXHYPE / What are you reading?

PETER SUTHERLAND / The Keith Richards book.

SLAMXHYPE / What are you listening to?

PETER SUTHERLAND / – Deadly Dragon Sounds, a reggae radio program.

SLAMXHYPE / What’s the best film you have seen in the last year?

PETER SUTHERLAND / Restrepo by director Tim Hetherington

SLAMXHYPE / Your favourite website?


SLAMXHYPE / What influences you on a daily basis?

PETER SUTHERLAND / I like things that are unintentional sculptures,  piles of trash, scuffed up cars, etc.

SLAMXHYPE / What will you do after this interview?

PETER SUTHERLAND / I will be packing because I’ll  fly to tokyo later today.