I AM AN ACTOR
In New York, maybe more than anywhere else, the vast majority of actors have to deal with their acting careers and their daily jobs to support themselves. Originally, it was Franck Bohbot's project to photograph them, then he asked Philippe Ungar to interview them in order to better understand the unique relationships they experience between their passion and the reality. They work as waiters, dog-walkers, delivery men, realtors, production assistants, lawyers or even private eyes... and most of the time learn something essential for their own acting. In those portraits, we are exploring the concept that they are all playing a role onstage and outside the stage, because ultimately, they all have to be somebody.
Photographs by Franck Bohbot / Interviews by Philippe Ungar.
Portfolio @ www.franckbohbot.com