What is the best thing that i love about my work? I love my job very much in all its forms. There are some moments that I prefer in absolute; the first is having and having the pleasure of being able to assist in the creation and birth of a work of piece of art and for this I thank all the artists who have allowed me to. The other is; the creation of a project.
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What is my idea of happiness? My idea of happiness is to love and feel loved, a beach house and a dog.
What is my greatest fear? Loosing the people I love
What is the trait i most deplore myself? Altruism
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? I admire all the professionals who do their job well with dedication, commitment and seriousness.
What is my greatest extravagance? I am an extravagant person. But the biggest extravagance I’ve done in my life is; get to London for a simple holiday and after that i’ve never left. I’ve been living there for three years.
On what occasion would i lie? I am always sincere and direct, maybe too much. I’d be lying to protect somebody else.
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? There isn’t anything that i don’t like about my job
When and where was I the happiest, in my work? A year ago, in London, when I decided to found ARTeyes. A project concepted, written and totally desired by me.
If i could, what could I change about myself? I learned to accept and love myself the way I am. I would never change.
What is my greatest achievement in my work? Earning, after many sacrifices, esteem, respect and credibility.
Where would I most like to live? I really like living in London. I would change it only to move by the seaside.
What is my most treasured possession? My family and the people who know me deeply
What is my most marked characteristic? I am a person with a strong sense of humor.
What is my most inspirational location, in my city? Friedrich Nietzsche, said: “All the greatest thought are conceived while walking”.
What books influenced my life and how? I think reading a lot has influenced my life. It has stimulated my thoughts a lot. There isn’t a book in particular. Reading does influences.
You Only Die Once. What music would i listen on my last day? I love music, I was born into a family that has stimulated me a lot in this sense since I was a child. I’ve always listened to a lot of music and I couldn’t think of spending a day without it. I would ask, as the last day of my life, to listen to all the music I have listened to.
Who is my heroes and heroines in real life? My mother. Now that I look at her from my a woman’s eye, I respect her and admire her very much.
Which movie would i recommended to see once in a lifetime? There is not a single film that I recommend watching absolutely. I think watching many films is necessary and it helps a lot in every sense. The university years stimulated me a lot in this sense. I remember that the teachers stimulated us to watch a lot of movies. It is something that nowadays I still do.
What role plays art in my life and work? Art it is something so fundamental in my line of work. I can never tell where my work ends and my life begins. For me, art it is my job and my life.
What do the words “You are the storyteller of your own life to me? They are real and truthful words. Each of us is able to draw and narrate his life.
Which people or companies would I like to work with in 2020? I have a long list of people that i would like to work with.
Which people in my profession who can make a real difference in my creative career would i love to meet in 2020? I’d like to meet people who love their work, who are positive and who put effort and smile into achieving their goals.
What project, in 2020, am I looking forward to work on? I am working on some projects, I hope they will come true.
Where can you see or my work in 2020? On Arteyes my website
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? Continue to work and believe in what you do.
How can you contact me? You can contact me on my website http://www.arteyes.it or on my instagram profile Annalisa D’Amelio