PATTA Q&A: WALID LABRI

We had a little chat with Walid Labri, an up-and-coming photographer based in London. You can get to know him here and see the editorial he made for our Winter 2016 collection here.

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Who are you, and where are you from?
I am an image maker from London Town.

What keeps you occupied on a daily basis?
A thought that I cannot explain.

How did you get into making pictures?
It was the only thing I was ever good at and my dad was a photojournalist, so that's where the seed was planted, and being surrounded by magazines like "The Face" growing up.

What are your future plans?
Create films and photographs that are pure, and be the best guy I can be, I guess.

What is your best power piece at the moment? (clothing, collectors item etc)
A book called "Don McCullin by Don McCullin.

What is your favourite visual at the moment and why?
I recently watched a film called Soy Cuba (1964). Years ahead.

Which music artists are you currently listening to and would you recommend others?
21 Savage, Kodak Black, Cymande, Novelist.

What is your favourite travel destination?
Marseille.

How did you get to know (about) Patta?
My boy Ellis who works at the London store.

You can find more of his work on his website: WalidLabri.com

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