The Heroine’s Journey of Silvia Fabiani

What is the best thing that I love about my work?
What is my idea of perfect happiness?
On earth: sunset on the Alps, a glass of red wine, hot bread, my dog sitting next to me. Beyond life on earth: I’m eager to find out…
What is my greatest fear?
If you mean the thing that scares me the most: human stupidity. 
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?
I feel hopeless about mankind.
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?
Dancers are the most admirable people. Beautiful, strong and patient. They are like clay in the hands of creators.
What is my greatest extravagance?
I talk to birds.
On what occasion would I lie?
When a child asks me if I like his drawing.
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?
The day after I finish a work I find it outdated and begin to think of the next. 
When and where was I the happiest, in my work?
When I had to draw an animated magic forest for an audience of children.  
If I could, what would I change about myself?
I’d be born again on a planet where days last 48 hours.  
What is my greatest achievement in work?
To exist.
Where would I most like to live?
On top of a hill in front of a lake and a chain of mountains.
What is my most treasured possession?
My computer.
What is my most marked characteristic?
My eyes.
What is my most inspirational location, in my city?
A small pinetree forest on top if a hill, facing Mont-Blanc.
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?
A  restaurant built on an island of the Rhone river.
What books influenced my life and how?
Dante’s Divine Comedy, Michael Ende’s Momo, Calvino’s Invisible Cities, Borges’ Aleph, John’s Gospel. They make me fly beyond the borders of human reality. 
Who are my favorite writers?
The authors of the books I mentioned!
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?
Bach, Ich folge Dir gleichfalls or Mache dich mein Herze rein
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?
Ross Poldark. 🙂
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?
The Cloud Atlas. Every scriptwriter should see it and try to be a little more creative, at last.
What role plays art in my life and work?
The key role of course.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?
A young Swiss music composer.
Whom would I like to work with in 2018?
CERN and a good storyteller.
Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2018?
Adrien Mondot.
What project, in 2018, am I looking forward to work on?
Art at CMS and a theatre version of Kleist’s Kohlhaas. 
Where can you see me or my work in 2018?
Check my webpage or  my social network page
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?
In my family, we all chose as our profession an activity we loved, no matter the field of competence. So we work more or less until the day we die.
Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story?
I have no precise suggestion; I would only say, pick up people from the most different fields (also farmers, handworkers and so on)
How can you contact me?

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