Boris Petkovič – new Striptiz portrait
I know Boris Petkovič – Oli from secondary school. We both used to live in Straža, but now I moved to Novo mesto and he moved to Paris. Few years ago he was telling me that he decided to head for Paris and although he didn’t speak French, or didn’t had a rich uncle, he decided boldly to stay there for five years. Now his fifth year is running and he is very happy with curent situation. His feature film Paris.love will start running in Slovenian cinemas. On Saturday at 8pm pre-premier will happen in Novo mesto in Čajnica Krojač.
Anyhow. I was asking him to do a Striptiz portrait of him half a year ago, but we didn’t found proper time and occasion. Now time was perfect, but again I didn’t had a firm idea how to do the portrait. I started to write him an email and as I was typing I was developing an idea. I wanted to have some romantic (paris.love) elements in, but didn’t want to get cheesy. In the email I developed the idea to the point that he would stand with a flower bouquet that would be set on fire. He wanted to have an element of waiting in the picture and so the idea was born that he would light up his cigarette. We shot the image at Kinoteka where on Wednesday at 8pm first official screening will happen. Roses were artificial with few drops of gasoline.
His blog is http://jjbeauregard.blogspot.com/