We caught up with legendary NY based Photographer and Film Maker, Ari Marcopoulos while he was in his homeland of Holland to present is latest show at Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam. Without a doubt one of the most important photographers in our culture and in fashion and art today, here’s what he had to say in 5 minutes.

name: Ari Marcopoulos

location: FOAM, AMSTERDAM

what are you reading? Bruce Nauman Interviews

what are you listening to? Lil Wayne

favourite artist? Paul Mccarthy

favourite movie? Aguirre

I am influenced by….What is around me

Do you parents understand what your job is? They are no longer alive but sometimes they did and sometimes they didn’t

I spent last night…Screening a film and having a few beers after with friends and guests

What do you eat for breakfast? Toast and goat cheese, PG tips with milk and sugar

Favourite thing to do in your city? Walking around

Whats something people might not know about you? I yodel

What are you working on this week? nothing in particular

Find out more about Ari Marcopoulos at SLAMBASE.