Valentina Vaccarella: hbm muse

Valentina Vaccarella is a New York based artist, stripper and professional dominatrix. Her jobs and her art feed each other. Photography by Roeg Cohen.

How do you approach these intimate shoots?

Well rested and open minded.

Your favourite spot in NYC?

My apartment.

“Know what you want to get out of it.“

What would be your best advice to those thinking about starting doing modelling?

Know what you want to get out of it and work hard.

Your ideal morning?

A lover waking me with black coffee and a pastry in bed.

Big city life vs. nature & wilderness?

Big city life in the winter, nature and wilderness in the summer.

What makes you happy and what’s next for you?

Pushing physical boundaries and working on a solo show.