Who Am I ?
An Introduction to VERONICA IBARRA
1: Who Am I?
Veronica Ibarra, 36, Artist.
2: What do you do and what projects are you working on?
I am a photographer and makeup artist living in NYC. I always have many projects going on at once! One thing I’m really excited about is working on a couple of different makeup looks for Rumi Missabu of The Cockettes for his NY February tour. The Cockettes extraordinary performances and way of life have been a great inspiration. Having the opportunity to work with Rumi is very exciting.
3: Where are you from and where are you going?
I’m from Los Angeles. Where am I going? I have no idea, but I’m here now…
4: Who is your biggest hero?
The genius, brilliant and beautiful artist, Avelardo Ibarra who is my brother. He’s a walking encyclopedia…
5: What book is your bible?
6: What is something you love? And something you hate?
I love honesty, NY, Los Angeles 1989-1993, my memories, my friends, my family, music, seasons, history books, cats, and whiskey. I hate cockroaches and when my high heels wear down to the metal bit.
7: What is your raison d’etre?
To document and alter existing states.
8: What is your favorite color?
9: Who is your favorite comic book super hero?
Desire, twin of Despair and sister to Dreams, in The Sandman comic book.
10: What is your favorite NY hotspot?
There is a few: Motorcity and Weird / Home Sweet Home on Wednesdays, Bedlam on Sundays where Anna Copa Cabanna bartends and also Todd Brooks has Pendu Disco and Pendu Acid Disco which are great!
11: What turns you on?
12: What would be the last question of this questionnaire if you were the one asking?
I wouldn’t. I would stop at 11 questions. 11 is a good odd number.
Veronica Ibarra is a photographer and makeup artist living in New York City.
Questions by PMc Magazine
Photography by Veronica Ibarra
Design by Jillian Mercado
Veronica Ibarra, Self Portrait, 2010, New York, Photography by Veronica Ibarra