Q&A: Alex Fakso


What is your plan for the next 24 hours? I’m actually on a plain flight to Venice Italy to visit family and do some scan of my bad knee … Probably need an operation. What part of the planet would you like to explore? All the most remote areas .. I would love to go to Mongolia and Tibet … And all the Russian remote areas. Where do you think the most dangerous place on Earth is? Where there is a war … Any of those place are dangerous. Does the modern world impress you? Technology impress me a lot. Everyday I discover some crazy tech. In the event of a disaster, where would you go? Home to pick up my family, Bring them some where in the forest where there are no humans, or at least not many. When are you most aware you are aging? Life teach u experience everyday so probably yes. Ultimate camera? Muji II Pentax. Most used camera? Canon eos 5. What is the best way to educate yourself? I learn from trying things. I learn most when I do mistakes.

Which living person do you most admire? Everyday people and people without consciousness, they probably live better than people with intelligence because they don’t realize how human being’s are. Are you satisfied with your level of physical strength? Never, always wanna be better. What is your nationality? Italian. What nationality would you like to be alternatively? I like to be Italian, don’t make sense if I would like to be someone else. I born in Italy and I can’t do much about it. That’s it. Would you like to see more or less political correctness? Of course but it is not gonna happen. Political people are bad as a badass mafioso, they’d just be legalized by someone as bad as them. So they protect each other. In Italy this system we call Mafia.

What is it that interests you about photography? I love photography as a medium of expression. Are you aware of any conspiracies? Yes and I agree, not in all means but in a big part. Make a prediction for the future. Indisputable prediction is one day I will die, and you and everybody else I know and everybody in this world… No doubt. What essential life skills are schools neglecting to teach our children? Freedom of thinking, be free in this society. Last words before death? U idiot fukers Make love not war.

Alex Fakso – From the series Fast or Die & Heavy Metal.