What is the best thing that I love about my work?
I may be able to compare with so many people, learn their stories, and try to make them my own, in order to be able to interpret them in photography, drawing a bit ‘of their personality and try to do something special and only by putting a little ‘of mine.
What is my idea of perfect happiness?
i think that the perfect happiness don’t exists, I think the perfect happiness is manifested in a few moments of life there is, in my opinion, it’s more a feeling that you feel, that a time period.
A bit ‘as when we rejoice in finding a firefly that glows in the dark, rarely happens, but when it happens is an unexpected event, and out of the ordinary.
What is my greatest fear?
Betraying what I believe
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?
My timidity in some circumstances
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?
What is my greatest extravagance?
When I realize to be late for my work, I prefer brush my teeth while I take a shower
On what occasion would I lie?
to protect someone else
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?
For a creative mind I think the worst thing in the workplace is to feel misunderstood, always having to justify and defend their choices.
When and where was I the happiest, in my work?
During the design and realization of the shooting “The Poetic Warrior” (Naples, Italy 29 jen 2015) which was published in the magazine “Institute”. I have personally worked on one of the dresses worn by the model, I felt particularly close to that situation, the concept of “warrior woman” in a more affective way to work.When I saw the first pictures of this work appear on the camera monitor I felt a great emotion. I’ll never forget it 🙂
If I could, what would I change about myself?
My emotional sensibility
What is my greatest achievement in work?
Every time I see happy the people that I work with, young designers, artists, make them happy and satisfied with what I do, is my biggest success.
Where would I most like to live?
I think Paris
What is my most treasured possession?
The love and affection of the people dear to me
What is my most marked characteristic?
I think it’s my sunny personality and the ability to make people feel at ease (so I’m told!)
What is my most inspirational location, in my city?
In my city, Naples, there are beautiful old buildings some abandoned. Often I lose myself inside them, and stand there watching the remains of these old glories, let myself be enchanted from the light that penetrates the windows often that makes everything a bit’ amazing and surreal. I love to look at these Places.
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?
I love eating in a restaurant that is located close to Piazza Bellini, I like the intimate atmosphere, often I reach some friends there for lunch together. In the same square there is also “l’Arabo” a kind of bars with outdoor tables, is the perfect place to have a drink with friends. In the afternoon is beautiful because the sun crosses the plants surrounding it and makes the ‘hot and warm ambiance.
What books influenced my life and how?
In the darkest moments I always loved to read the novels of Bukowski, His raw and real writing, makes all the tragic things easier to deal with and also fun. I read for a long time the works of William Shakespeare I learned to love the theater, and this has influenced my studies, I graduated in set design for theater. Novecento by Alessandro Baricco is another book that I really loved, I still remember my prof. of set design that took the book out of my bag, and looking amused me says “… maybe someday we’ll do this!.”
Who are my favorite writers?
Charles Bukowski, Maxence Fermine, Alessandro Baricco, Gabriele D’Annunzio
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?
Absolutely : The Rolling Stones – Sympathy For The Devil
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?
Beatrix Kiddo from Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino, also like the Cat Woman, by Tim Burton films
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?
My Mom and my Father
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?
“This is must be the place” by Paolo Sorrentino
What role plays art in my life and work?
The art has a major role in my life and in my work, I always leave inspired by the painting and sculpture. I have an artistic education (Academy of Fine arts and art school) my references are always the classical arts. When I search for inspiration I spend whole days with my head in the books of the greatest artists in search of that feeling that will inspire my next shooting.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?
my little nephews!!
Whom would I like to work with in 2017?
If I can make a wish, I would say with Steven Meisel
Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2017?
I’d love to shake hands with the great photographer Sarah Moon and maybe I could lose myself in her stories
What project, in 2017, am I looking forward to work on?
A new fashion editorial, eclectic and sophisticated.
Where can you see me or my work in 2017?
I hope printed in numerous fashion magazines, or exposed in an Art Gallery
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?
For me it means continuing to take photographs, using only my eyes and my heart
Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story?
In my town I love the photography of Ilaria Abbiento and Luisa Terminiello, I think they could tell many good things about their art.
How can you contact me?
thank you so much for your attention!