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Who Am I ?


June 2011

1: Who am I?

Jackie Roman.

2: What do you do and what project are you currently working on?

Music Reportage Photographer, currently working on a limited-edition series of photo essays called TEENAGE RAMPAGE!

3: Where are you from and where are you going?

From: New Jersey. Going: On tour this summer.

4: Who is your biggest hero?

Duane Michals.

5: What book is your bible?

Man and His Symbols, Carl G. Jung.

6: What are some things you love? And some things you hate?

Love: School of ’77 punk records, ripe avocados, to-do lists.

Hate: No hate. Only love.

7: What is your raison d’être?

To illuminate, record, and immortalize.

8: What is your favorite color?

RGB# 2a2a2a.

9: Who is your favorite comic book superhero?

Enid (Ghostworld).

10: What is your favorite NYC hot spot?

St. Vitus.

11: What turns you on?

Mood lighting.

12: What would the last question of this questionnaire be if you were the one asking?

How much dirt is there in a hole three feet deep, six feet long and four feet wide?

(Answer: None, or it wouldn’t be a hole!)

Jackie Roman is a photographer specializing in Music Reportage and Editorial Portraiture. She photographs the movers and shakers of independent music scenes who are creating the new variants of post-, -punk, garage-, and -rock. A regular contributor at Spin.com, her images have been featured in Spin Magazine, Q Magazine (England), Playgirl Magazine, The Village Voice, The New York Press, New York Magazine and Denimzine (Sweden). She lives in Brooklyn, NY, USA.


Jackie Roman’s Website

Overseen by Jillian Mercado

Questions by PMc Magazine

Edited by Meaghan Coffey

Photography by Danny Goldshtein

Design by Jillian Mercado

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Jackie Roman, Roadside, Texas, USA. Photography by Danny Goldshtein

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