For the first issue of our local portrait series we met with a close member of the SUMMER family, our good friend Thibaut Grevet.
We sat down in the director-photographer's Lyon apartment to ask him about what he has going on this summer, his travels, and how he likes to unwind.
SUMMER – It looks like you have a ton of hobbies that fill up your free time. What chill SUMMER activities are on your list this year?
I think I’ll struggle my whole life to find the right balance between fun and work. I love what I do, and every day I feel really lucky to be doing it. But like everyone, sometimes I’d rather be riding my 250 CRF full throttle, surfing, ripping on a flat track, or skating. I guess my problem is having too many things to do.
This summer I’ll be in Basque Country writing a short film that I’ve been thinking about for a while. I’ll probably do some surfing too. I’m not very good at it, but I really love making the effort.
Also, I’ll spend some time exploring on my motorcycle, skating and jsuzvejsnshekdbejsk!
SUMMER – Can you explain how to tell the difference between a 2-stroke and a 4-stroke bike?
T – Honestly, I’ll have to make a video showing you the difference because it’s all about their audible texture. One has a lot more bass and the other has a lot more treble. I think it sounds a little like a wasp.
That’s a shit question by the way.
SUMMER – You’ve traveled all around the world. So far, where are your favorite travel memories from?
T – It’s hard to say, but I think they were in Africa. I love most things about the continent, and I was lucky enough to spend one whole hour lost in the impenetrable forest in Uganda. FYI that forest is full of wild gorillas. It was like being inside a Disney movie.
Discover more of Thibaut Grevet’s work on his website / thibautgrevet.com
photography : Thibaut Grevet
editing : Kiel Bonhomme