An homage to the small town video mentor of my childhood in South Africa.

Kim Riekenberg for Mlle S/S14 by Henrik Purienne.
http://oraclefox.com/2014/02/18/heat-wave-3/

Kim Riekenberg for Mlle S/S14 by Henrik Purienne.

http://oraclefox.com/2014/02/18/heat-wave-3/

Sahara Ray for LUI Magazine by Henrik Purienne.

Sahara Ray for LUI Magazine by Henrik Purienne.

Shooting in New-York, do you still think of it as the city of dreams ?

It must be.. loneliness leads to more vivid dreams.

Henrik Purienne. KITSUNÉ Journal, Paris.
Hannah Guest by Purienne for Adult magazine No.1
http://www.artbook.com/9780615845128.html

Hannah Guest by Purienne for Adult magazine No.1

http://www.artbook.com/9780615845128.html

Ceres, South Africa by Purienne.

Ceres, South Africa by Purienne.

Hannah K by Henrik Purienne.

Hannah K by Henrik Purienne.

Brooklyn by Henrik Purienne.

Brooklyn by Henrik Purienne.

“What is your definition of sexiness?
A nonchalant attitude, a genetic disposition, tanned skin, secretly being really poor or really rich, a hot ass, guilty feet. You know, the usual.”

Henrik Purienne. Esquire Magazine, UK.
Surburb Summerdaze by Purienne @miragemagazine

Surburb Summerdaze by Purienne @miragemagazine

The first time a photographic inspiration began ringing in your head?

When I was a teen I used to walk the streets of Worcester, my hometown in South Africa… Portraits of wannabe satanists, lost dogs and plastic bags blowing in the wind. I had a great teacher and a skeleton key to the art school darkroom…

http://www.kitsune.fr/journal/2013/05/mode/henrik-purienne-the-hedonist-photographer/
Interview for Dazed../
http://www.dazeddigital.com/photography/article/16122/1/purienne
Mirage No.3 / SOLD OUT.
www.miragemag.com

Mirage No.3 / SOLD OUT.

www.miragemag.com

Lost in Translation Interview for Kitsune Journal, Paris.
(Street Portrait by David Shama).
http://www.kitsune.fr/journal/2013/05/mode/henrik-purienne-the-hedonist-photographer/

Lost in Translation Interview for Kitsune Journal, Paris.

(Street Portrait by David Shama).

http://www.kitsune.fr/journal/2013/05/mode/henrik-purienne-the-hedonist-photographer/

New Book. Order here../
http://www.randomhouse.de/book/Purienne/Henrik-Purienne/e423042.rhd?pub=58500
A collection of summer holiday snapshots, portraits and outtakes by Henrik Purienne shot between Cape Town, California and the South of France over the past 3 years.

New Book. Order here../

http://www.randomhouse.de/book/Purienne/Henrik-Purienne/e423042.rhd?pub=58500

A collection of summer holiday snapshots, portraits and outtakes by Henrik Purienne shot between Cape Town, California and the South of France over the past 3 years.