Jim Dumont

Artist, New York


Jim, 25 from France is really curious and wants to try everything, watch everything, and take pictures most of the time. His awareness and innate snaps of his surrounding’s in New York reflect that much. One of Jim’s current obsessions is collecting designer pieces from Memphis Milano and Ettores Sottsass. His keen eye and vision has landed him opportune features in anywhere from fashion books, magazines, to the likes of Vogue Homme Japan.




Your idea of happiness?

Be where you want to be the most, outside with great light and a camera.


Your idea of misery?

Be stuck in a life you don't really like. 


If not yourself, who would you be?

A good painter, I'm so bad at this.


Your heroes?

Ian Curtis.


What is your present state of mind?

Free, I want to try and discover new things and places. So I decided to leave France for the U.S. 


Bedside table books?

Tales of Ordinary Madness by Charles Bukowski. 


What do you do if you can’t sleep at night?

I make collage or edit my photographs.


Do you collect anything?

Yes ! I collect designer pieces, Memphis Milano and Ettores Sottsass are my current obsessions. 


A color?



A city?

New York City.


What are your plans for this weekend?

I don't know yet, because I'm moving from my appartment and packing for a travel, and I would like to see all my friends too before leaving France! So really busy but sounds exciting ! 


A song?

The chauffeur - Duran Duran


Right or left-handed?

Right !


What is the best dish you can cook?

Sushi ! 


What is your middle name?

My entire name is Jim Jerome Maurice. 


What do you do in your free time?

Go in the street and walk until I see something interesting to picture.

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