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Tex Kardinaal was originally born in Groningen, Netherlands. When he was young, his family made the move to the bustling city of Amsterdam. Growing up in the forward thinking city made a mark on Tex. He has such appreciation for Amsterdam, which he calls his hometown. The people that inhabit his hometown are wholeheartedly kind, and helpful to anyone, which is truly inspiring for Tex.
His family plays a very important roll in his life. He believes that "the most important thing is friends and family. Nothing beats that.” One of his earliest memories is was with his whole family on a vacation in Crete, Greece. They went there to visit with his uncle. He remembers sitting on the porch of his uncles home watching is little brother annoy some cats.
Now that he is a model, he misses his family and his girlfriend, but is off concurring the fashion world a snap at a time. Tex considers his career as a strike of luck, as he wa...
AM: Where were you born? - what is it like back there?
JG: I was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Its a tropical island in the Caribbean. Its sunny, hot and beautiful. Its not a economically rich country, but it has the richest land and ecosystems I’ve been able to see. Its a unique feeling for me, because wether I feel good or bad, hot or cold (almost impossible to feel actual cold there), black and white or colourful or any other possible sensation, comes with the priceless feeling of being home, sweet home.
AM: What is the earliest memory you have from your childhood?
JG: It is from my 6th birthday. It was Spongebob themed! It may have been the biggest birthday celebration I’ve ever had. I remember both sides of grandparents, cousins, uncles and aunts. Even the school friends of my brothers and my parents work colleagues. It is a truly happy memory indeed, thanks for the reminder!
AM: Back t...
Italian born, photographer Gio Sbriz has always been inspired by the lives of the people around him. As a child he found he was curious about passerby’s conversations, personalities and most importantly if they were happy. Sbriz's inquisitiveness has created the perfect canvas to capture portraits of his close friends, acquaintances or brief and fleeting encounters. His collections are filled with real people, living their very real lives- from people enjoying their afternoon at the park to people sleeping on train cars. His work has no particular pattern, but is shot from emotional connection or circumstances that are effecting Sbriz's life in that moment....
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Thai native model, Tonsai Amartayakul shares with Aserica his story about growing up in big city Bangkok, his most desired travel destinations and ...