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1. What’s your story? Where are you from?

I came to the world 38 years ago in a small town in central Italy which is called Sulmona a degree in political science. now art director in Milan and Sunday painter. I’ve always drawn although it was not what my parents expected from me.

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2. Tell us about your aesthetic.

I have never liked labels prefer to work in my own way. the aesthetic is influenced by the desire to convey an emotion cause a reaction. my illustrations often have dark irony bottom.

3. What is your favourite medium and why?

mainly I use digital tools for my drawings but also paper, crayons, pencils and markers in short, everything that I need to express myself.

4. What is your artistic process like?

the emotions drive and no hands! ….

5. Who and/or what inspires your work?

my thoughts, and these sometimes scare me! 😉

6. What role does art play in your life? How does it change the way you view the world?

a central role, one of the few certainties I have. I can’t see things in another way, unfortunately!

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7. Where did you study?

I studied in Italy between Bologna and Rome

8. Where do you see yourself in five years? Working in an agency?

retired, in a warm place

9. What about in ten?

in the same place but older

10. What do you hope to achieve with your art?

I hope that art gives me the courage to allow myself to make mistakes and live with no regrets

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11. Now, tell us a little more about you as a person: what is your favourite food?

I love the russian salad with a lot of mayonnaise

12. Favourite book?

Moby Dick

13. Favourite genre of music?

I listen to many genres is the idea of rhythm that fascinates me except the ska music

14. What are your hobbies?

someone, I can’t remember the name, said: “ you never know realize how boring your life is until someone asks what you like to do for fun”

15. If you weren’t an artist, what would you be?

a Knife Thrower

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