When I flip through the pages in Paul Jasmin’s latest book California Dreaming, I come to think about the song Being Boring – the second single from Pet Shop Boys’ album Behaviour. The black and white footage of the video opens with a nude boy coming out of a pool. The video continues with scenes of excited young people preparing for party – it’s filled with stunningly beautiful boys and girls. The underlying theme is very similar to what Paul Jasmin is dealing with in his photography: youth, beauty and dreams.
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