Peaches, born Merrill Nisker in Toronto, is a musician, singer, performance artist, producer, filmmaker, actor, and writer, who has lived and worked in Berlin since 2000. She has released four albums--The Teaches of Peaches,Fatherfucker, Impeach My Bush, I Feel Cream--and a new album is forthcoming. She has collaborated and appeared as a guest vocalist on albums by P!nk, R.E.M., Iggy Pop, Major Lazer, and Christina Aguilera, to mention a few. Her songs have been featured in dozens of films and TV shows including Mean Girls, Lost in Translation,Whip It, 30 Rock, Ugly Betty, South Park, and True Blood. Peaches has performed in more than fifty countries and has constantly toured the world for the past fourteen years. She createdPeaches Christ Superstar, where she performed the entire rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar as a one-woman show; and she sang the lead role of L'Orfeo in a production of Monteverdi's seventeenth-century Italian opera. Peaches's most ambitious work to date was the mythical autobiographical electrorock stage-show-turned-film calledPeaches Does Herself. The feature film debuted at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival and was warmly received at over seventy film festivals around the world. She is the author ofWhat Else Is in the Teaches of Peaches.
Holger Talinski (b. 1981) is a Berlin-based photographer focusing on portrait and documentary photography. He is also passionate about skateboarding, which was the reason he started taking photos in the first place--to document his and his friends' lifestyle. He studied photography in Bielefeld, Germany, and interned in New York with Benedict F. Fernandez, most well-known for photographing Martin Luther King Jr. Holger's work has also been commissioned in Europe, the United States, Thailand, and India. For more information, visit holgertalinski [dot] de, and you can reach Holger at hello [at] holgertalinski [dot] de. His photographs appear inWhat Else Is in the Teaches of Peaches.