Q&A: Casper Balslev


Make a prediction for the future. I will go grab a coffee in five minutes. Your favorite painter? My three year old son. Are pets actually prisoners? Some for sure.Would you still take photos if you could only take them in nightclubs? No, i don’t like nightclubs. In an old bar yes. On a scale of one to ten, how much do you trust your closest friends? Ten. How would you dress if you were suddenly an elderly man? Arctic blue tuxedo, with a cane. How would you survive in prison? Read books, behave good, keep low profile, ultimately do a Houdini breakout. What is the next book you want to read? The Pedro Almodóvar Archives. Ultimate camera? Canon 5d III, and Contax t3, Pentax 67. Most used camera? Iphone. Do you believe in world peace? Yes.

Are our lives controlled by fate or sexual urges? Bit of both i guess… You can no longer speak english, pick a new language. Danish. What was the last crime you witnessed? The weed dealers in the hood I live in. Who would you most like to see embarrass themselves? I don’t like to see people be embarrassed. Pick an historic moment from the last hundred years to bring a camera to. Walk on the moon. What is the worst thing to happen to a man? Loneliness. Describe a cheap thrill. Igniting a match. Is hesitation a kind of weakness? No, in photography sometimes yes. Could you own a gun? Nope. Pick a field of science to be an expert within. Space and astronomy science. Which religion seems most tempting? None. Which living person do you most admire? My 92 year old bright minded grandmother. Who is your favorite hero of fiction? Han Solo. Last words before death? Bummer.

Casper Balslev – From the series Nawlins.