Q&A: Kenny Hurtado

16.03.14

Choose a song to play over a montage of everything you did today.
Baby by Donnie & Joe Emerson. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONIJXHvoynw. Are our lives controlled by fate or sexual urges? A little of both I suppose. When it comes to the opposite sex, what is your type? A mix between Greta Gerwig and Kristen Wiig. What is your ‘spirit animal?’ A sloth. What do you do in a full elevator? I freak out cause I am claustrophobic. Pick a celebrity to lead your nation. Jaime Fox. What kind of present would you give to a young child in order to best sculpt them into you? A pair of swim fins. Would you rather by attack by a giant squid or a shark? Squid. Using only one word, pitch an idea for a movie. Walk. Describe a personal hell. A Indonesian prison cell. Whiskey or wine? Both. France or India? India. Frankenstein or Dracula? Dracula. Your favorite invented swearword. Cooked. Do you find it fun to quit jobs? YES. Do you speak as well as you think Definitely Not. Would your children know more about Greek mythology or the Bible? Greek Mythology. What happens when you enter hell? Get shackled to John Boehner. On what occasion do you lie? About what time I got out of bed in the morning. Most used camera? Its 50/50 Contax G2 and Mamiya RZ. Matte or glossy? Matte.

If you had to wear a band T-shirt all the time, what would it be? Fleetwood Mac. Name any band from history that you would like to join. Small Faces. Six months of good sex for six months of poverty? Six months of good sex, I’ve already taken care of the poverty part. Pick a field of science to be an expert within. Botany. In which season is the afternoon best? In Fall. Which religion seems most tempting? Buddhism.Which is the sexiest nationality? A mix between Scandinavian and Spanish. Is it healthy to meet your heroes? Yes I would say so. Unless they ask you for money. What is your most over-worn item of clothing? Green army button down, black pants, and Doc Martins. Who would you never work for, no matter how much they offered to pay? Sketchers. Is there something wrong with kids today, and if so, what? Instagram. Favorite magazine to read? WAX. Are cooking skills a turn-on as much as not being able to cook is a turn-off? The Italian side of me says “Yes”. How would you dress if you were suddenly an elderly man? Cardigans and white New Balances. What characteristic is most common in your enemies? They’re Power Trippers. Pick an historic moment from the last hundred years to bring a camera to. My Dad in the Navy 1973.

What is your nationality? Mostly Nicaraguan, Italian and Scandinavian. In a movie about your life which actor would play you? Keanu Reeves. How would you explain the Internet to someone from the 1950’s? You’re better off. What makes bad art bad? Perfection. What is the worst thing about city life? To many food options. What part of the planet would you like to explore? Patagonia, Chile. Most recent trip? Panama. What is your plan for the next 24 hours? Drive to San Francisco. What relationship advice do you have for us? Don’t leave your Facebook page open. Last thing you got mad about? Stubbing my toe on a friends couch. Worst sound to go to bed to? Constipated neighbor. If your photographs could talk, what would most of them say? Why did you photograph this? Can you keep a plant alive longer than a week? Yes I have a green thumb. If you were a farmer what would you produce? Avocados and Almonds. What’s the best place to sleep? My bed in Long Beach. If you had to pick a texture to walk on barefoot for the rest of your life what would it be? Warm Street Tar. How do you take your coffee? Black. If somebody spends the night with you what do they get for breakfast? Coffee and peanut M&M’s.

Kenny Hurtado – From “Singles” and photos from a recent trip to Panama.