The insanely talented octopuss Aza Shade (23) spends her days in London as a photographer, artist and singer of the post punk band Manflu. We wanted to know more about this mischevious mystery girl and asked her some questions.
What do you do?
Make films, paint, take pictures, sing in a band Manflu
Tell me something about your hometown?
It started as an oasis in ancient times
People telling me what to do
Who influences you?
Describe your world in three words?
Absurd masochistic collage
Favorite video clip?
(don't be a crack whore)
My mum,my aunt, Pyotr Mamonov and that 12 year old drummer girl Sara who covered King Crimson's "Red"
What makes you get up in the morning?
my level of ambition
What keeps you up at night?
Films, parties or friends on skype
Ideal Halloween costume?
Joan of arc
Currently working on?
Music videos for bands: Novella, Zoetrope, Dogfeet, Psychic Pussies
Currently listening to?
Jean Michel Basquiat's band Gray, they've only released one LP entitled "Shades of..." and i can listen to it on repeat all day.
Two people who you'd really like to work with?
Kira Muratova and Sasha Grey
Suggest us another cool photographer or artist that we could interview?
More about Aza?
Your three favorite websites?