Stipe: Musician and artist, 50 Dozol: Photographer, 35
Home: An apartment–artist’s studio in TriBeCa
How They Met: At the Cannes film festival in 1998. Dozol was there on vacation; Stipe was a producer of Velvet Goldmine.
Usually Found At: Art openings, EN Japanese Brasserie, downtown dinner parties.
Current Projects: Dozol: a show of posterlike photographs opening at New York’s Envoy Enterprises in February. Stipe: an R.E.M. album due out next spring. “We both work from home,” says Dozol, “so we’re constantly asking each other for advice.”