GGotW: You say your "not the typically faithful type of goth," what is the faithful goth, to you?
Nephertity: Well, I think, it's a bit harder to explain than I ever thought... For some people, being gothic is a form of life, they not only persist a well-defined style of look, clothing and make-up, they have some kind of a religion...I don't mean belief, it's more like strong principles about living in the world, together with other people...
I am not speaking about the stupid generalizations, that goths are always sad, crying, wanting to die and etc, rather about that they efface themselves from the mainstream form of life...
...and I think, this self-imposed outsider-being means boundaries of a personality.
GGotW: In the four years that you've been a part-time model, who have you shot with?
Nephertity: I've mainly shot with Hungarian artists, for example Ferenc Moór, who made me believe that it's possible to take good shots of me and Gábor Szabó, a photographer with a very professional attitude on all levels, and Przemek Lipski, a Polish fantasy-artist, just to feature some.
GGotW: What kinds of shoots have you done?
Nephertity: Since I have my own style and I am not interested in plain fashion and beauty shoots, I've done some vintage / pin-up, but mainly dark /gothic and fantasy themed shoots.
I've also done fashion and catalog shoots for alternative agencies and clothing designers, modeled on courses and workshops, which I am really proud of.
GGotW: Why did you start modeling?
Nephertity: Hm...because I met a boy, who was able to take the first "normal" picture of me :)
...and then I realized how great an opportunity it is to pass the borders of my everyday-life and play roles, by showing the different aspects of my personality.
GGotW: Why do you continue to model?
Nephertity: Because I still have hidden parts of my mind I would like to explore...:)
I don't want to make a living at it, it's good fun only, but it helps me to get to know and get to love myself, or to be a bit more satisfied at least...
...and because there's so many talented people I met and we'd like to help each other and this style to be more well-known and accepted.
GGotW: When you are not modeling what do you do?
Nephertity: I am a full-time student and have some part-time jobs: I am a private teacher, a journalist, and a graphic designer in one. In my free time, I used to write - I am writing a daily blog and shorter novels - draw and design clothing pieces, but I also love trips and late-night-walks with my dog and I am trying to spend as much time with my family and friends as I can.
GGotW: What do you hope to do once your out of school?
Nephertity: Well, writing was always a passion of mine, so I'd be glad to work as a journalist after my school years, but my biggest dream is to get in the film-industry: I want to create movies.
** New images from Nephertity for 2010 Year End.
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