Q&A: Emma Phillips


What Was The Last Crime You Witnessed? Seventeen dollar cinema tickets. Ultimate Camera? My 8×10″ camera if only it were more portable. Most Used Camera? Hasselblad H1. Name a design flaw in the human body. Wisdom teeth. Describe the most important photo you’ve seen. Probably migrant mother by Dorothea Lange, that photo is pretty great. Have you recently been living by any life philosophy? Not particularly. What is it that interests you about photography? It’s sort of magical sometimes. If your photographs could talk, what would most of them say? Hey.What is the worst thing about city life? Coffee culture. What part of the planet would you like to explore? The desert. Name one smell that triggers an abstract memory. Huon pine.

Describe your generation. We’re alright. What relationship advice do you have for us? Relax. Describe A Cheap Thrill. A swim in the ocean. Is There Something Wrong With Kids Today, And If So, What? Nah, the kids are alright. Which Talent Would You Most Like To Have? I wish i never got sleepy. Name a quality about the opposite sex that you find unattractive. Dishonesty. What will baffle future generations about our day and age? Instagram. What is your plan for the next 24 hours? Sit in the sun and relax.

Emma Phillips – From the series “SALT”.