Tuesday, January 13, 2015

ART REBEL|CRAIG MAC




































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IN CONVERSATION|CRAIG MAC

Name|Craig Mac
Age|25
Hometown|Originally from Connecticut, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

How did you get discovered?
I was street cast by Japanese brand, N.Hoolywood, was in New York Fashion Week Spring Summer 2012 runway show. I was also street casted by Hood By Air more recently. 
What were you doing prior to modeling?
Before modeling, I was a bike messenger, just graduated from Pratt Institute, majored in computer programming. I was also recently a artist assistant for Doug Beube
People would be surprised to know that I...
am a punk because of how I dress. I do not stick to any stereotypes and have a wide range of tastes in music etc. I am not a punk!
What's your latest obsession?
Biking! Going fast, taxidermy insects are cool too, I love animals, insects, the outdoors and I love Lord Of The Rings!
Your most prize possession?
I do not own very much. I believe we do not need a lot of material possessions to have fulfillment in life. I love my family, my brothers, sisters and girlfriend...those are most important to me!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Superman
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
To my girlfriend Laura. She has been with me through poverty, illness and insanity!
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Wild, Unafraid and Creative
Describe your personal style:
Anarchy, 1950's, biker goth meets Brooklyn ghettos
Your favorite place you have travel to:
The woods in Maine in the winter, in the snow, silence
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
Clockwork Orange—Scene: Singing In The Rain scene, Stanley Kubrick is amazing!
Your favorite artists:
Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman
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?
Connecticut—I will take you to The Holy Land, an abandon theme park from early 1900s with Christian Propaganda
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
One full hour of music, underground concerts in NYC! No Time To Cry by Sisters Of Mercy
Your wish for 2015?
An end to the age of electronics, social media and self obsession!

Clothing: All Craig's own except black bomber jacket & grey herringbone coat, both by Fingers Crossed FW2014

MODEL AGENT|AGENCY: 
George Brown|Dave Fothergill|Tom La Sala|Citizen/Red
IMAGES|CONCEPT|CASTING|John Tan
MODEL|Craig Mac|Citizen/Red
Special thanks to George Brown, Dave Fothergill, Tom La Sala and the men's board at Citizen/Red; Ryu Hayama at Fingers Crossed; Craig for his time and sharing his artistic talents with JTC!
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CRAIG MAC' S SELF PORTRAIT

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