Through his Queer Aperture project, photographer Jeffrey Horvitz has spent years documenting the LGBTQ communities of Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, and Vancouver, B.C. He’s well aware that a picture paints a whole mess of words, but here he offers a few actual words to better acquaint us with his dynamic subjects.
What is your name?
How long have you lived in Portland?
Since ’98, moved away to NY and back since 2009
What is the first time you noticed gayness existed?
When I was 10 or 11 I watched Victor /Victoria
What would you consider a guilty pleasure?
Sitting in my underwear eating pie and watching bad TV
You’re having a dinner party of 6, who would you invite?
Deepak Chopra, Bette Midler, Madeline Albright, Neal Degrasse Tyson, Lea Delaria and Dolly Parton
What would you consider a perfect meal?
Pie in any form
What would be a perfect day off?
Working in my yard with the sun and hanging with my dogs
Other Voices Other Rooms – Truman Capote
The Fall by Tarsem Singh
Least favorite word?
Favorite swear word?
What is your profession?
Half Owner of Boy’s Fort, downtown Portland
If you could with a snap of a finger what would be another profession you would like to do?
Whom would you like to meet dead or alive?