Posts Categorized: Interviews
Dan Gillotte is the General Manager of Wheatsville Co-op in Austin, Texas. The store was voted ‘Best Neighborhood Grocery’ by the Austin Chronicle’s Readers Poll for six years in a row from 2007-2012. In this interview Dan shares his experiences in core management skills: working through people, accountability, and creating a positive working environment.
Jibz Cameron is the real-life name of the New York-based performance phenomenon, Dynasty Handbag. Jibz has been performing for close to a decade, and has been called “a dislocating mess, in a good way” (Time Out New York), and a “crackpot genius” (Village Voice). In this exclusive interview conducted in 2012 she shares personal stories about performance, depression, addiction, getting out of her own head, feeling great, and a moment of spontaneous performance.
Satoru Yoshioka is a Japanese photographer who has been active for over two decades, photographing his unique vision of remarkable places and concepts. His work spans a range of delicate pinhole camera portraits of friends, to an archive of the most advanced high energy particle physics labs around the world. In this exclusive interview Yoshioka discusses his attraction to amazing places the the nature of his motivation.
Kanyi is a hip hop performer based in Gugulethu, Cape Town, South Africa. Her solo album, “Iintombi – Zifikile”, was released in 2012. She has also featured in the performances of other hip hop acts, most notably with Cape Town-based Driemanskap. In this interview she talks about inspiration, interdependence and perseverance as an artist and performer.
Leo Yoshida is the Director of Porter Classic, one of Tokyo’s premier boutique fashion enterprises. He has inherited a tradition of fashion and design that is three generations deep. In our interview he shares his current ideas and reflects upon the background of factors and forces that influenced him. Many thanks to Leo for being the inaugural interview for Drift.