IN CONVERSATION|MIKHAIL DORFMAN
and Baltimore, Maryland
How did you get discovered?
I submitted my pics to the agency via the internet
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I am studying computer science at university
People would be surprised to know that I...
like to shower with piano sonatas playing in the background for inspiration
What's your latest obsession?
Victorian fashion—the over the top pieces are absolutely fascinating. The idea of showing off is astounding at this time. People strived to be seen in a different way then they are today. Also the song Werewolves of London by Warren Zevon
Your most prize possession?
My collection of books. When I looked at them, I see the collection influence that I've experienced from them. My favorite book is A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami, 1st Edition
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Music artist John Frusciante, former guitarist of the band, Red Hot Chili Peppers
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
My mother, this morning. It was her birthday! (April 5th)
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Complex, Enthrall with life, Obscene
Describe your personal style:
Complex, lots of sweaters—I knitted my own sweaters
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Brussels, Gimmelwald, Switzerland
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Alfred Hitchcock's Birds Scene: The entire film
Favorite sport, team and player:
Sport: Rock climbing
Rock climber: Adam Ondra
If there's a destination or item you would recommend us to check out or visit about your native country/city or town, what would you recommend?
Chisinau, Moldova—Prehistoric museum
Baltimore, Maryland—National Aquarium
If you were given a indie cable show, which song would you choose as your opening theme song? What type of show would it be?
A show that deals with the grasp of life. You can either look at life as you bitch or you can be life's bitch
Song: Ode To Joy by Beethoven
Your wish for 2014?
Fix the world
2. Popularization of the celebrity life
3. People have become boring. Education is lacking and half the individuals I have met makes me question the ideas of individuality and whether they are in fact individuals or just a hallow void that is part of a hive
Clothing: White t-shirt and baby blue t-shirt, both by Richard Chai; cardigan sweater by Mikhail Dorfman; all other clothing, Mikhail's own
Kevin Holloman|Adam Models
MODEL|Mikhail Dorfman|Adam Models
Special thanks to Kevin Holloman, Jonathon Reis and the men's board at Adam Models; Tim Cush at Maguire Steele PR; Mikhail for the journey around the city and the great conversations!