The Heroine’s Journey of Giada Mirizio

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My art can catapult me in a parallel world, in which everything is possible and time and space don’t exist… this is what I like about my work.

What is my idea of perfect happiness? There is just one word, which can represent my idea of happiness and it is: FAMILY.

What is my greatest fear? My greatest fear is to find myself in front of a white canvas and not to have anything to tell.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Nothing to be defined deplorable, because i strongly believe in the opportunity to become better in life as in art.

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Between the contemporary artists, i admire the most: Yayoi Kusama, Tracey Emin, Jenny Saville and Vija Celmins

What is my greatest extravagance? I think that my extravagance is in the way and in the means of representation of the concepts of some of my works.

On what occasion would I lie? I deplore lies, so i would never lie. It’s always better to say the truth.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? The thing that i dislike is being constrained or limited by the client about a subject or a concept to represent into one of my works.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? Nowadays there are a lot of moments in which i received satisfactions in my work, both for competitions in which I participated and for seeing my works exposed in important galleries and publications.

If I could, what would I change about myself? I would like to be more efficient and resourceful in public relations to better exploit media and social networks to let me known by the others.

What is my greatest achievement in work? I think that among the goals that i reach, I am more proud about the fact to be in an editorial and International publication of contemporary art.

Where would I most like to live? I could live everywhere, but always in contact with nature.

What is my most treasured possession? My treasured possession is, without any doubt, my family.

What is my most marked characteristicMy life is entirely based on my passion for art.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? The theatre Politeama Greco in Lecce; I adore opera and ballets, so I go there everytime I can. It is, without any doubt, a wonderful nineteenth century structure.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? Living not so far from the beach, my ambitious place to eat and drink is for sure on the seashore.

What books influenced my life and howI am a passionate reader of essays, novels and classics, but until now, no one of them influenced my life or my ideas.

Who are my favorite writersFlaubert, Andrea De Carlo, Rupi Kaur, Virginia Woolf and Paolo Coelho.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last dayRight now, my choice would go on: Nessun dorma, the famous aria of the Turandot of Puccini.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? I’ve always seen with enthusiasm the warrior people of Amazons.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? All men and women, who are able to follow their own dreams.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetimeI would recommend the movie about the life of Frida Kahlo; great artist, but especially a woman without equal.

What role plays art in my life and work? Art is equal to life, I could not live without it.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? Once again I have to nominate my family; I think that my mother is my biggest fan, she immediatly noticed my predisposition for art and she always incited me to follow my passion, but i should talk about my gallerist, who working in a contemporary artistic contest, is for sure able to incite me and often we find ourselves on the same wave line.

Whom would I like to work with in 2018?  I would like to collaborate with someone, who has a different knowledge and technical notions from mine to expand my knowledge.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2018? Yayoi Kusama, I think she is an interesting woman, from who i would have a lot to learn.

What project, in 2018, am I looking forward to work on? I am very selective in deciding themes and subjects of my works and often, when it is over, thoughts and energies concentrate themselves only for the next one.

Where can you see me or my work in 2018? In galleries, on the booksArtists 2018” and “Contemporary art”, social networks and my site.

What do the wordsPassion Never Retiresmean to me? It is like a flame, which becomes stronger with every new stimulus or inspirations.

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story? I think that in this year context, the “Me toomovement is the most relevant manifest of female heroism.

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