Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Juano Diaz: Part 3 World Premiere Interview
Back by popular demand of Artist, Producer, Director, Actor and Male Model, Juano Diaz in my blog for the 3rd interview! A review of who is Juano: Juano Diaz was born in Glasgow in 1977. At the age of seven he was adopted by a Romany Gypsy family where he was greatly encouraged with music and the arts. Juano has been featured as actor in five Scottish films directed by Wilma Smith, among them the documentary MAGPIE and the film MY LIFE AS A BUS STOP, for which he was was nominated for best actor at the Edinburgh Film Festival in 2007 . Juano has worked on screen for Manfred Thierry Mugler in his short film Z CHROMOSOME opened the Cheries Cheri Film Festival in Paris 2010. Noticed for his sittings as model for the renowned Pierre et Gilles, Juano appears in three of their iconic works.
He also has had exhibitions of his own psychedelic portraits in Paris, London and NYC. Juano debud as a film director in 2015 with DEUX OMBRES, an experimental film that tells his experience with life, loss and sexuality, mixed with a love of fantasy. starring Juano, alongside Pierre Commoy (Pierre et Gilles). And music by Cocorosie. The film was screened at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay Art NYC 2014. Juano currently resides in NYC his work includes painting, film and photography.
What is the biggest misconception people have about you? That I'm very confident, actually I'm very shy.
Who makes You laugh? My Dad is a really funny guy. you know dad jokes.
What was the last gift that you bought yourself? Nike Air Max
If you were a professional Athlete instead of a Male Model, what sport would you play? Boxing
What is the last song you caught yourself singing in the shower? I can't remember to be honest. shower time is normally thinking time for me.
What quality is most important in a friend? Loyalty.
What was your favorite television show when you were a kid? Fun house.
Do you prefer planes, trains or automobiles? Trains love looking out the window and dreaming.
Where would you like to live besides the USA? Spain.
Where’s the strangest place you’ve ever fallen asleep? Not sure.
Who is your favorite cartoon character? Berk from Trap Door.
What Item have you kept from Childhood? A scrap book from an orphanage I was in.
THANK YOU Juano! I can’t wait to see you rock on the runway and in my coffeetable book soon!!
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