Vincent Paul Yong

Malaysia

Tuesday 20th November 2018

Introduce yourself
Vincent Paul Yong/VPYP. I photograph people and things for a living…

Describe your style in 3 words?
Minimal, Noir, Raw.

What does the Fred Perry Shirt mean to you?
Iconic.

When did you first dabble in the creative field?
High School? But I was never that creative till the first year of University, from then on, it was all hell breaks loose.

What inspires your work?
Music, it always sets the mood and sparks inspirations.

What is the first song you played on repeat?
'You’ll Never Walk Alone' by Gerry & The Pacemakers.

Who is your ultimate British musical icon?
John Lennon. Period.

What was the best gig you've been to?
Radiohead, Fujirock 2012. It was my first proper music festival, and to be able to watch Radiohead live was a milestone in my life, I teared up.

A song that defines the teenage you?
'Bitter Sweet Symphony' by The Verve. I still listen to this song every now and then.

What bands have you been listening to recently?
Superorganisms and Glim Spanky. You might want to check out, Japanese Breakfast and No Party for Cao Dong too.

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