What is the best thing that I love about my work? Probably its originality. I am quite proud of the fact that I don’t need to copy the style or the ideas of other artists and the fact that I am pretty independent in my style and research. Some innovations in my artworks were literally made for the first time. I am also independent from other’s judgement and self-confident in my ability to portray people.
What is my idea of perfect happiness? Be loved and able to reciprocate in very fair conditions
What is my greatest fear? To fail as an artist and as a person.
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? The other side of my moon: arrogance mixed with oppositional defiance disorder to the extreme.
Which living persons in my profession do I most admire? Gerhard Richter, Nan Goldin, Jenny Saville. With my best regards.
What is my greatest extravagance? My whole appearance has something extravagant… I have my own style.
On what occasion would I lie? We lie every day as we breath. A society without lies would be the hell. People who don’t lie are the most aggressive and antisocial persons possible. Religious people should think about it. Of course, it is a matter of degree and the maliciousness of the purpose, but definitely I lie every time that I could hurt someone otherwise.
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?It is a corrupted game that allows you to make money only if you go upstairs the entire corrupted stairway
When and where was I the happiest, in my work? Every time that I surprise, and I convey genuine emotions
If I could, what would I change about myself? Nothing. If you start your chain of thoughts with that you are already lost, and you have lost. Like in architecture, you put the worst mistake clear visible at the entrance and all the best around it. This is what makes yourself, you.
What is my greatest achievement in work? To be recognized for talent and creativity in general. In particular, having won prizes that allowed me to exhibit in China and now in Japan.
Where would I most like to live? Vienna. Right now
What is my most treasured possession? My eyes. In figurative meaning too…
What is my most marked characteristic? My eyes. In figurative meaning too…
What is my most inspirational location, in my city? The wooden bridge. The longest covered wooden Bridge, in Europe. Over the Rhein.
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? Not really directly in my city,,, But in general every kind of vegan restaurant is my favourite.
What books influenced my life and how? Marshall Mc Luhan: Understanding media. He invented the concept of global village eve min before the existence of internet… A new way to understand history and the future of the humanity. Bill Bryson: At home. Thank him I love the present in which I have the immense fortune to live in.
Who are my favorite writers? Right now, Juval Harari, Daniele Ganser, David Graeber, Edouard Louis. I like history and sociology evidently
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Daneris in Games of Thrones… obviously!
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Historians, journalists, writers and artists: Daniele Ganser, Thierry Messen, Alda Merini, Nan Goldin, Edouard Louis, David Graeber
Which movie would I recommend seeing once in a lifetime? Above all others:Elem Klimov: Come and see. Donald Trumbo: Johnny got his gun. Paolo Sorrentino: La grande bellezza. Wim Wenders: Paris, Texas. I know… they are four.
What role plays art in my life and work? It made my identity. I don’t have another.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My husband. No doubt
Whom would I like to work with in 2019? It is all decided and planned now, but in my wild dreams I would love to work with the curators of White cube and/or Sperone art Gallery among the most famous art galleries.
Which people in my profession would I love to meet in 2019? The ones who would be able to change my professional life. Very simply
What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on? I am developing a new technique that I have never seen before. In 3d. I can’t say more now.
Where can you see me or my work?
www.stefaniapinsone.pictures. Everything is there