Q&A: Gina Nero


Describe a cheap thrill. Popping pimples. Pick a historic moment from the last hundred years to bring a camera to. Rehearsal of Michael Jacksons 1987 Bad Tour. Are you satisfied with your level of physical strength? I am a satisfied weakling. What is the most inedible food? Any kind of jerky. What will replace humans? Octopussies. Which living person do you most admire? Tupac – he’s still alive. Who is your favorite hero of fiction? RU-Fi-OH!!!! You have the superpower to control a single emotion in all people. Which emotion? FEAR!!! A museum of natural history and a museum of contemporary art are on fire. Who gets the water? Museum of Natural History obvi. Ultimate camera? I want a Paul Smith Leica because it will go with all my outfits. Most used camera? Mamiya 7.. but it’s actually my iPhone.

What was the last crime you witnessed? I stole a bicycle helmet last week. You can no longer speak english, pick a new language. Arabic! Create the name for a virus that will decimate the population. Rinkly B-Whole Virus. Do you believe in world peace? No. In the event of a disaster, where would you go? Under the bed sheets. Is disappointment healthy? Hasn’t been very good for my health so far. What is the best way to educate yourself? Do new things and get out of your comfort zone. On what occasion do you lie? I make plans with everyone, choose my best option and lie to the rest. Do you google too much? I’m a girl. I self diagnose with Doctor Google everyday.

What is your nationality? Pasty Australian. What nationality would you like to be alternatively? Spanish mami with gelatinous breasts and a juicy bottom. What essential life skills are schools neglecting to teach our children? How to make meth ‘cause that’s where the real money is. Who would you most like to see embarrass themselves? Beyonce. What country has the best flag? Kazakhstan. Are pets actually prisoners? If they are sold in stores and shopping malls. How would you survive in prison? I’ll be the shank lady. Would you still take photos if you could only take them in nightclubs? Yeah – bathroom selfies. Do you have a passion for fashion? I have a passion for pashin’. Last words before death? I left a million dollars in the…

Gina Nero – From the series Leaving Hampton.