The Heroine’s Journey of Luz Beloso

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The ability to transform and build new realities that contains the creative act itself.

What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Being with people I love.

What is my greatest fear?  People I love are missing.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  I´m really messy.

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Illustrators Shaun Tan  and  Benjamín Lacombe.

What is my greatest extravagance?  I like drawing at bars and pubs.

On what occasion would I lie?  When you are creating, you are building a lie, a new reality that only exists in your mind, The only lie I love is that one which is created with Art, literature or painting.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? The routine of repetition is the worst, repeating what has already been learned is terrible.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?  When I am approaching a new project and the story excites me, and I am really into it.

If I could, what would I change about myself?  I am not keen on practicing sports.

What is my greatest achievement in work? Getting on with the same passion and enthusiasm as the first day.

Where would I most like to live? Where I live, in Galicia

What is my most treasured possession? My family photo album.

What is my most marked characteristic? Perseverance.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? The Vigo estuary is beautiful from any corner.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? It’s difficult to say one. In Galicia you can eat well everywhere, but if I have to make my mind up I’ll choose a restaurant called “El ovella negra” from Moaña.

What books influenced my life and how? Momo by Michael Ende, the child without age with the amazing skill to listen. A beautiful metaphor in which the terrible gray men steal our time, the time to share, listen, smile, dream, imagine, create …

Who are my favorite writers? In addition to Michael Ende, my dear Miguel Angel Alonso Diz, Isabel Blanco and Iria Collazo, you can find them in the magical Ría de Vigo, rich in wonderful writers.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? Lenny Kravitz “I belong to you”. Surely I relive after listening to him.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? “Pippi Calzaslargas “, for illuminating the world that surrounds her with creativity and a smiles.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Malala Yousafzai and anyone who dedicates her life to fight for a fairer world, in favour of education and equality.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? ‘Léolo‘  by Jean-Claude Lauzon “Because I dream, I’m not crazy … because I dream, I’m not”. ‘Léolo’ is poetry fighting against misery, ignorance, fear and harsh reality.

What role plays art in my life and work? Art is for me a way of understanding life and is a priority in my work, a necessity. Art teaches, reflects, changes, shakes and removes consciences. A world without ART is a world without a soul.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?  My road mate in this life, Juan Sicilia.

Whom would I like to work with in 2018? Continue working with my dear Isabel, Iria, Miguel, Edurne, Marisa, Getting on the path of creation, sharing dreams and projects with my people.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2018? Chatting with the painter, sculptor and draftsman, Antonio Lopez would be great, he is one of the most important contemporary artists in the history of our art.

What project, in 2018, am I looking forward to work on? I have several projects under way. I hope that some of them will see the light with some editorials, others are commissions. In both cases, I hope to continue working on projects in which I believe.

Where can you see me or my work in 2018?

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?  When you discover your passion in life, everything you do becomes a smile.

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story?

Isabel Blanco and  Iria Collazo

How can you contact me?

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