meet the cool kids of our v&a friday late

Last week, we joined forces with London’s iconic V&A for a special photography edition of their monthly Friday Lates, and photographer Ophelia Wynne was on hand to capture the night's exhibitionists, straight up.

by Matthew Whitehouse
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02 November 2018, 8:00am

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Name?
Alonso Gaytan

Age?
27

Where are you from?
Mexico City

What do you do?
Study fashion at Central Saint Martins

Likes?
Live for the art, die for the fashion

Dislikes?
Discrimination, hate

Ambition?
Being the designer I want to be

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Name?
Patricija Starkovskyte

Age?
19

Where are you from?
Vilnius, Lithuania

What do you do?
University student at CSM

Likes?
Nature, fashion design, international cuisine and cooking

Dislikes?
I don’t particularly dislike anything, trying to understand things is key yet I wouldn’t go by tube if I had a choice :)

Ambition?
I aspire to be a fashion designer that has a distinct and not yet discovered style

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Name?
Jadie Caldwell

Age?
21

Where are you from?
London

What do you do?
Student/study Creative Direction for Fashion at UAL/LCF

Likes?
Choirs, fashion, philosophy, friends, New York in the winter, art, punk, sci-fi, anime, 50s horror films and also music of course

Dislikes?
Mornings and people who gender objects (also have a fear of eyelash curlers and kitten heels)

Ambition?
The great artistic director in fashion, to work with Gucci or Lana Del Rey

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Name?
Yassine Al-Shekhy

Age?
18

Where are you from?
Baghdad, Iraq

What do you do?
Student at Central Saint Martins (spatial design)

Likes?
Patti Smith, Robert Mapplethorpe, Chelsea Hotel 1970, art, NYC 80s, female artists (Princess Nokia, Björk etc)

Dislikes?
Toxic masculinity

Ambition?
To be satisfied

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Name?
Santiago Joaquin

Age?
21

Where are you from?
Santa Fe, New Mexico

What do you do?
Artist

Likes?
Boys

Dislikes?
Bullying

Ambition?
Rule the world

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Name?
Spike

Age?
22

Where are you from?
London (okay, honestly, Forest of Dean)

What do you do?
Vagabond

Likes?
Nihilism, mullets, synth pop, honesty

Dislikes?
Taking things too seriously, conforming

Ambition?
To go to art school

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Name?
Inara

Age?
20

Where are you from?
Malaysia

What do you do?
Student/magazine writer (@mulanzine)

Likes?
Fashion, Netflix… KFC

Dislikes?
Ignorance, arrogance

Ambition?
To be

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Name?
Shane Sutherland

Age?
20

Where are you from?
London

What do you do?
Student

Likes?
Photography, art, design, food

Dislikes?
Nothing

Ambition?
Professional artist

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Name?
Jasmin Abdallah

Age?
19

Where are you from?
London/Caribbean

What do you do?
Illustrator/artist/broken word poet studying at Kingston

Likes?
People with ambition, seeing creativity celebrated, poetry

Dislikes?
Cheese, feet, ignorant people

Ambition?
Art direction, film and illustration, my own studio somewhere

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Name?
Michael Hassan

Age?
19

Where are you from?
London

What do you do?
Student

Likes?
Fashion, music

Dislikes?

Ambition?
Marketing

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Name?
Kasha Clifford

Age?
20

Where are you from?
London

What do you do?
Costume design

Likes?
Psychedelics, 60s, sushi

Dislikes?
Littering, people with no manners

Ambition?
To be happy!

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Name?
Maria Goundry

Age?
20

Where are you from?
London

What do you do?
Fine art student

Likes?
Fashion, art, music, theatre

Dislikes?
Close-minded people

Ambition?
Become an artist and designer

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Name?
Noiamreiss

Age?
22

Where are you from?
Birmingham

What do you do?
Artist

Likes?
Astrology, meme and finding out the truth

Dislikes?
No wifi and never having enough time seriously

Ambition?
Have my own gallery solo show!! + invite Rihanna to come ofc

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Name?
Alicia McGuire

Age?
21

Where are you from?
London

What do you do?
Fashion, photography, hair modelling, styling

Likes?
Astrology and spending time with my cat, Cleopatra

Dislikes?
Social hierarchy and pineapple on pizza

Ambition?
To visit the moon or party with Paris Hilton

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Name?
Madaline Ohalloran

Age?
18

Where are you from?
South London

What do you do?
Student

Likes?
Art, dogs, i-D Magazine, coke, D+B

Dislikes?
Rude boys

Ambition?
Artist

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Name?

Julia Bakalorz

Age?
18

Where are you from?
Poland, live in London

What do you do?
Fashion student (lingerie)

Likes?
Art, techno, smoking, cooking

Dislikes?
Bananas

Ambition?
Lingerie designer/artist

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Name?
Tahkeishon Smith

Age?
21

Where are you from?
Bermuda

What do you do?
Student (film production)

Likes?
Meeting new people and cool places

Dislikes?
Bad food

Ambition?
To be a successful creative in film/photography/fashion

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Name?
Herbert

Age?
22

Where are you from?
China

What do you do?
Student at CSM

Likes?
[Draws penis]

Dislikes?
Straight men

Ambition?
Not be changed by the world

Tagged:
V&A
Ophelia Wynne
straight ups
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