IN CONVERSATION|MARTIJN MAIWALD
How did you get discovered?
I was assisting a fashion photographer and people on set always mistaken me as a model!
What were you doing prior to modeling?
I was in photography school for a year.
My favorite photographers are: Chris McCaw, Todd Hido and Richard Mosse
People would be surprised to know that I...
love to wake up at 4am in the morning and go take landscape pictures and watch the sunrise!
What's your latest obsession?
Film photography and developing. Clothing, NYC and Art
Your most prize possession?
My Canon film camera that my grandfather gave me!
Growing up, who did you look up to as your hero?
Photographer Mario Testino
When is the last time you said, "I Love You" to someone?
Couple of days ago to my mom
Three adjectives that best describes you:
Creative, Friendly and Dark
Describe your personal style:
Goth Chic. Favorite designers: Rick Owens, Ann Demeulemeester, Boris Bidjan Saberi, Carol Christian Poell and Saint Laurent
Your favorite place you have travel to:
Iceland and NYC
Your favorite film and scene from the film:
The Hunt—Scene: Ending
If you can photograph anyone (dead or alive) who would you choose?
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?
Amsterdam, Holland—I will take you to De Dokter Cafe
If you were given a indie cable show, what type of show would it be? Which song would you choose as your theme song?
Documentary style show about relationships between art and photography, questioning whether photography is art? Colomb by Nicolas Jaar
Your wish for 2015?
Meeting all the people that I need to fulfill all my photography projects!
Clothing: Jacket by EFM Menswear; short sleeve shirt by Billy Reid; black & white t-shirts, both by Baldwin; leather jacket by DSquared2
Chrstophe Sanchez-Vahle|New York Models
MODEL|Martijn Mariwald|New York Models
Special thanks to Christophe Sanchez-Vahle and the men's board at New York Models; RJ Sowers and Megan Maguire at Maguire Steele PR; Michael Zakrzewski & Marianna Biela at DSquared2; Martijn for the delay of the feature, long chat and time spend with JTC!
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