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?
PETER SUTHERLAND / Alaska
SLAMXHYPE / One place you really desire to visit?
PETER SUTHERLAND / Patagonia
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 / Eastvillageradio.com – 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?
PETER SUTHERLAND / visual-aids.org
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.