The One Great Story

This remarkable and monumental seminar by Peter de Kuster at last provides a comprehensive answer to the age-old riddle of whether there are only a small number of ‘basic stories’ in the world. Using a wealth of examples, from ancient myths and folk tales via the plays and novels of great literature to the popular…

The Heroine’s Journey of Romy Musholt

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Dancing Tango Argentine and painting belong together to me. It’s this connection that I love most about my work. Tango has enriched my life emotionally. After some years of taking endless workshops and private lessons and attenting numerous milongas in different cities, I felt…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cira Viggiano

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I work with the unpredictable: instruments, materials and colors are always intertwined in a different way and the feeling of wonder that I experience every time is the best thing about my work. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness is when you…

The Heroine’s Journey of Victoria Fuller

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I have two bodies of work that are connected through the subject of nature – assembled found objects that resemble forms found in nature and work that incorporates more direct depictions of nature relating to the environment. I like it when they end up…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Thompson

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Everything! Life as an artist, particularly in Florence, is wonderful and in addition to the freedom to create my own work I have the also the benefit of teaching wonderful students from all around the world at the academy that my husband and I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lisa Zanardo

WHAT IS THE BEST THING THAT I LOVE ABOUT MY WORK? Writing is for me a sort of catharsis. When I write – no matter if it’s fiction or reality reported without any kind of filter – I’m always the origin, the source of these everything. When this everything is physically in front and outside…

The Heroine’s Journey of Milù Di Lorenzo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? There is a lot to say about this. The best surely is that you can express yourself without words. Eyes and full body. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Simply when you lie down on the floor for a new dancing day or…

The Heroine’s Journey of Zoloé Pauvert

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love about my work is the freedom I have thanks to it. I can travel without asking my boss cause I am freelance and I’m my own boss. Traveling is the best thing my work permit me to do I think. What…

The Heroine’ s Journey Today

“Promise me you’re not here to sow discord in the fields of my peace.” That’s the first line of dialogue spoken by Lady Mae Greenleaf (a chilling Lynn Whitfield) in OWN’s faith-based drama Greenleaf, and it sets the tone for a series that serves its dynastic melodrama with a liberal sprinkling of regal diva camp. The…

The Heroine’s Journey of Inna Kulazhenkova

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The outmost important aspect of what I love about my work is that since I dare to listen and follow the inner drive, tumultuous flow, invincible ardor, I know why I wake up every day. I know it is for the great purpose I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sharon Hart-Green

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I love those rare magical moments when a phrase or image seems to appear out of nowhere while I am writing. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, it is as if it has descended from heaven! What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marina Andrejeva

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I create my own world and sell my own way of life, sounds pathetic, but that’s exactly how I earn my living. I was thinking a lot what to define as work and what as an addiction – I am an interior designer, an artist…

The Heroine s Journey of Francesca Kikla Cicatelli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Esperienza, conoscenza, mille mondi da vivere, vivi più volte Experience, knowledge, thousand worlds to be lived, alive more times What is my idea of perfect happiness?   Una felicità imperfetta, per definire se stessi. A defective happiness, to come true  What is my greatest…

The Heroine’s Journey of Joyce Polance

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The constant challenge of painting – seeing the completely unanticipated art I produce. I discover so much about myself and have to accept my lack of control over all of it. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Riding my bike on a cool…

The Heroine’s Journey of Zorica Lazic

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Best thing that I love about my work is when I make my ooak art dolls and creatures come alive in front of my eyes,thats a moment that makes me wanna cry tears of joy ,and next best thing is when I see happy…

The Heroine’s Journey of Christie Shinn

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love my work the best as I can go through my own hate pile of trauma and unresolved feelings and don’t need therapy! It actually puts me in a much better mood when I honestly face my feelings without judgement from myself and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Susanne Guldager

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I have created something meaningful to other people. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   I absolutely love to be in a creative flow with no interruptions, when time disappears and I explore and create at the same time without any determined…

The Heroine’s Journey of Monica Ciarcelluti

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   Working on the fragilities of the human beings through a creative objective and transforming those sensitivities into rich and beautiful opportunities by freezing and exposing our fractured reactions and imperfections for the public. I love working in the theatre because it means dealing with…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara Ciprietti

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   Being choreographer and performer of my own works is one of the most challenging but also satisfying existing jobs. Feeling the audience responding with their emotions, but also feeling those emotions yourself is a huge adrenaline wave. Creating dance is giving a direct way…

The Heroine’s Journey of Huang Jacqueline

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Communication and permanent creativity What is my idea of perfect happiness? Doing a long trip around the entire World with my family. What is my greatest fear? Vertigo What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I get angry very quickly and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Diana Leviton Gondek

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My purpose as an artist is to express my deepest thoughts and feelings through visual expression. Can’t get any better then that being the goal of my day’s work. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   A creative flow where time is irrelevant….

The Heroine’s Journey of Efrat Cybulkiewicz

Efrat Cybulkiewicz is an Illustrator, and a painter based in Italy. And her passion lies in the power that is found within the goodness of every life lesson. What is the best thing that I love about my work? To savore hours of freedom and solitude… I love working late at night, when all are asleep….

The Heroine’s Journey of Mireille Schermer

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The magic of new ideas being born. I love the coaching part in my profession as a lecturer; brainstorming with students to work out new ideas, transforming them into concepts. As an artist this part is also the best and most interesting. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jill King

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the solitude and self-reflection that the creative process grants me. My art journeys me into uncharted territory and follows me as I grow. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I am happiest in Nature. I love the feeling of hiking through…

The Heroine’s Journey of Agnese Innocente

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about working with comics and illustrations is knowing someone, somewhere, is reading or watching my works and feeling different types of emotions. Basically, it’s incredible to me that people can take time for themselves with a book and feel…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jelena Dojcinovic

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about painting is that I don’t see it through the perspective of a regular job. The process of creation is very important. It’s the most beautiful part of painting, when the moment carries me, when I bare myself with myself and when…

Partner with The Heroine’s Journey

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The Heroine’s Journey of Desy Vasileva

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Thinking about it, maybe they are three things, which I love the most. The feeling I get when I see the results of my efforts. When I see the satisfaction, the joy, the admiration, the happiness of the people i‘m doing this for. After…

Winter School: The Heroine’s Journey in Paris

Winter School: The Heroine’s Journey in Paris Wednesday 9 January  – Sunday 13 January    The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into one unforgettable week in Paris. The Heroine’s Journey is dedicated to teaching skills not covered by the regular education system – skills that develop storytelling intelligence and encourage psychological well-being for creative…

The Heroine’s Journey of Margo Tramutoli aka La Tram

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about working in the filed of illustrations and comic is to have the chance to make books that can contribute to the reflection on social items that I care about, like gender equality, sexism, ecology, multiculturalism and so on. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sandra Stojanovic

WHAT IS THE THING THAT I LOVE ABOUT MY WORK? Surely it is the feeling of curiosity which brings us back to what we were like when we were children. It stimulates us in a continuous search, observation and wonder. When we are surprised or fascinated by something, when we can cry, and laugh while…

The Heroine’s Journey of Clarisse Chapal

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s when I don’t feel like I’m working, everything is so fluid and playful that I could continue working on the same thing for hours! What is my idea of perfect happiness? When you feel so grounded that you’re not looking for any answers anymore. You…

The Heroine’s Journey of Aude Carbone

What is the best thing that I love about my work ? Something absolutely priceless : I am my own boss. I do things as I decide it. I’m an illustrator, publisher and silkscreen printer, I’m 100% independent. That means I am my own slave too. But when I have the feeling that I don’t…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sofia Gottardi

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I am a stand up comedian so I don’t take anything seriously/ sono una comica, infatti non prendo sul serio niente di quello che faccio What is my idea of perfect happiness? Mangiare come un porco. / To eat like a pig. What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Viktoria Pikovska

What is the best thing that I love about my work? No day is same as the one before, diversity of tasks, meeting people, overcoming myself and never-ending learning. As an entrepreneur, you have to be willing to get comfortable with uncomfortable and to accept uncertainty, and the sooner you realize it and accept it…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kristine Harper

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I have recently quit my job as associate professor at Copenhagen School of Design and Technology in order to focus solely on writing. I was very happy with my job; I found it uplifting to inspire and collaborate with my students. But, I must say…

The Heroine’s Journey of Audrey Alain

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It gaves me the possibility to express myself, and share my point of view of the world What is my idea of perfect happiness? A house in mountains with my friends and family. What is my greatest fear? I’m really afraid about sharks ! What is the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mélody Vuano-Lasho

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love about my work is when I am on stage. Feeling the adrenaline, the lights on my face and feel the audience. I work hard several months and when a magic moment on stage is created, it’s the most…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ginnie Cappaert

What is the best thing I love about my work? I love the color! Color comes naturally to me and whether it be vibrant or subdued it doesn’t matter because the color is what speaks to me and gives me joy! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness to me is this present…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Lamonaca

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a journalist, what I love best is everything concerning communication. As a painter I love creativity and imagination. I like living in contact with people, telling stories, interviewing people and communicating with them using every possible means. I deal with culture at 360°…

The Heroine’s Journey of Carlotta Borasio

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a marketing consultant and my job is to help people to tell what they do, to communicate their products and services in an authentic way. The best thing about my work is their story, their passion. I love to find the right words…

The Heroine’s Journey of Helene Udy

Helene Udy is an actress director performer and clown. Best known for her series regular role as Myra on Dr. Quinn medicine woman. She also owns a children’s entertainment company and runs a monthly variety show set in Berlin 1924. What is the best thing that I love about my work? The creativity. Creating a world…

The Heroine’s Journey of Angelica Grivel Serra

What is the best thing I love about my work? Creativity and organisation.  Perfectly coordinated, without inconsistencies.  L’ordine e la creatività.   Perfettamente conciliati l’uno con l’altra, senza contraddizioni.   What is my idea of perfect happiness? As far as I’m concerned, the idea of perfect happines puts into effect when I am satisfied with the stuff…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anamaria Klajnšček

·      What is the best thing that I love about my work? I work as a dancer and there are many aspects of my job that I love. But one of them is definitely meeting so many amazing people from all over the world. Working in such an international environment is incredibly enriching. ·      What is my…

Winter School: The Heroine’s Journey in Rome

Winter School: The Heroine’s Journey in Rome The best of The Heroine’s Journey condensed into three unforgettable days in Rome. In this three day seminar in the footsteps of the heroines of Rome of past and present you will examine with Peter de Kuster, founder of The Heroine’s Journey the way we tell stories about…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vesna Pesic

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about my work is creative process that changes all the time. I always have something new to learn, experiment and perfect. I also love to share my discoveries with my students. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura V Pescatori

What is the best thing that I love about my work? of my work I love the possibility of involving people in my passions, like music, animals and nature. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I believe that happiness and perfection are two completely different things. Happiness everyone can find it when he wants inside…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jill Trager

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I get to work with emerging and seasoned artists from all over the East Coast! My partner and I have transformed our negative experiences in the art world into a community and family that supports each other and gets to grow together. I’m so proud…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nataly Restrepo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I truly love about my work is the continuous touch with reality. Everytime I start a project I have to touch base with real people, not with the idea of a market, not with the utopian vision of consumers, but we the authentic…

The Heroine’s Journey of Carla Manea

What is the best thing that I love about my work? You continue to learn. For the subject of the story (in which you have to do the research) or for a new technique that you want to try, you never stand still. You never stop learning. Si continua ad apprendere. Per il tema trattato dal…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jana Bovijn

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being able to transfer emotion onstage, to an audience. The best thing is writing a play on your phone or in small notebooks, in your pyjamas and seeing that very play being performed month’s later in a fully booked theatre venue, where you can…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sabrina Atelier

  What is the best thing that I love about my work?   First of all I need to present myself as an artisan, I proudly am a “craftswomen”. I love creating with fabric. I really love transforming a flat surface in 3D item, such a garment or an accessorie. And more, I love transmitting…

The Heroine’s Journey of Moïra Cristescu

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am a fashion designer and what I love the most is to create : to sculpt a piece of clothing from calico or to draw a sketch from ink and paper. This really is a thrill for me ! It’s also quite addictive, as I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Janine Brown

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I love the opportunity to be able to explore different concepts and mediums. I find that 5 hours in the studio seems like 5 minutes.   What is my idea of perfect happiness?   My idea of perfect happiness is being with people I enjoy,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Heleen Van ‘Veld alias Morgane La Fay

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The fact that I get to study, like when I attended university. I don’t do it as much as I did then, but it’s still enough to satisfy my love of learning new things – especially when it comes to mythology, history, philosophy and legends….

The Heroine’s Journey of Shura Oyarce

What’s the best thing I love about my job? I love my job because for me it is not a job it is passion. Painting, setting up an exhibition, teaching children art for me is just full of life. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I do not know what the perfect idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marina Maria Buratti

What’s the best thing that I love about my work? My work is an important means of self-analysis and evolution. What’s my idea of perfect happiness? We are happy when life allows us to work to succeed. What’s my greatest fear? I fear insensivity in people and people who don’t have a vision of the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Barbara Vörös

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  As a designer of surfaces/walls I always have to enter different worlds. I love this very much and the freedom of being playful. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The  feeling of being satisfied by „normal“ and small things, by what I do and being…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marisa Terron

What is the best thing that i love about my work? I am a passionate artist , the best in my work is creation, and the power to transmit emotions through painting, to express in my paintings the soul of people, feelings… ,recreate the beaty and mystery of the life. What is my idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Cristina Fraddosio

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my job because it allows me to touch humanity, learn stories, have a face to face contact with people and hear their testimonies. Storytelling events is a great privilege that increases the hope of creating a better world. When people are informed,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Veronika Kunstovic

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Dancing makes me speak, makes me express what I feel or think about, through the movement which may not be so perfect sometimes but each one of them is ‘real’. This is why I am real me when I dance. In this modern world…

The Heroine’s Journey of Zhiying Li

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love about my work is “the realisation of artistic creativeness”. Such artistic creativeness is not entirely free, because I want to use my art as a language to treat social matters, therefore I need to ponder which form of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Daniela Bombelli

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The best thing is to be entirely free to do whatever I want. I am my art and my art it’s me. All the time. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  To be me. What is my greatest fear? To be in conflict…

The Heroine’s Journey of Adrian Giuliani

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I love the freedom I achieve. Before doing my artwork, I am outside running with my music, spiritually connected and putting myself into a state of freedom.. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Time spent laughing with my family and friends is the…

The Heroine’s Journey of Valerie Pixley

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Growing indigenous trees.  It’s very satisfying to plant a little seed and watch the birth of a tree as it pushes its way out of the earth. Indigenous trees are so beautiful and learning about their traditional medicinal uses in African culture is fascinating.  I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stefania Zorzi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a visual artist and I like to use different languages and make them interact. Photography, sculpture, video and writing. I like the opportunity to express what I have inside through these techniques. There are various steps that I like very much. When I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sylvie Dumazian

What is the best thing I like about my job? Creativity ! Whether in the profession of actress or writer, my creativity, my imagination are solicited. It gives me a lot of vitality. It’s also a way of escaping reality. I replaced the word “work” by “professional activities” it is longer to say but I prefer!…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tytti Thusberg

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Independence and freedom to decide what I want to do. I love to create and I like different kind of collaborations, meeting interesting people. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Peace, love and understanding. No wars, no disasters, no hunger. Imagine! What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Oliveira Reis

What is the best thing that I love of my work?  I’m a doctor, gynecolog, and I work with women who have breast cancer, so the best of my work is to cure this women ofcourse. I am an artist too, so the art helps me to have the serenity to help my patient. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Viktorya Nare Karapetyan

What is my idea of perfect happiness?   -“Perfect happiness”- a utopian affirmation that in my belief, does not exist. I believe in and live moments of happiness… A smile of my mom, me thinking of my husband, a glimpse to the flowers that I buy each day- to paint- to create– to be a person that I…

The Heroine’s Journey of Gothy Lopez

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work is also my favorite pastime and it allows me to travel with my mind and be free What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Feel good about myself What is my greatest fear? That my message is not understood   What is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Juliette Chevalier

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work offers me a very strategic position to make an active design and fashion watch, meet people and get a good hindsight. I like analyzing and trying to define an efficient political roadmap, structuring the design ecosystem. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Léna Bousquet

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  What I like in my work is the freedom of my schedule, the very different human encounters and of course, the fact that I live of my passion, illustration. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  My idea of perfect happiness is diversity, every…

The Heroine’s Journey of Francesca Fontana

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The power of meetings and relationships spent to ‘think’ and restore places with its people and create, day by day, project by project, new possibilities. What is my idea of perfect happiness? 
Being able to give answers to my (true) self and the needs…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sara Mauri

What’s the best thing I love about my job? I like visiting places and speaking with people and their soul. I have an inordinate passion for writing, for text, for words. I am a journalist and I love telling stories. Well: the best thing about my job is to line up the words, giving an…

The Heroine’s Journey of Narmina Mammadova

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That it feeds my curiosity and teaches me something new every time. Each project feels like a new exciting adventure. (I am a social designer) What is my idea of perfect happiness? For me happiness means to really be alive, experience freedom and love,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vittoria Lasala

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The enthusiasm I feel when I start a new project, the expectation I have during the realization and the satisfaction I feel when I finish it. L’entusiasmo che sento quando inizio un nuovo progetto, l’aspettativa che ho durante la realizzazione e la soddisfazione che provo…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Leora Witzleben

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Dancing and choreographing is the biggest passion I have in my life. It makes me want to get up in the morning, keeps me feeling alive, gets me going, drives me. My entire life I have not been doing anything else besides dance for living…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tania de Jong

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Sense of autonomy to create my own destiny. I have started all my various enterprises from scratch so nothing existed before. There is a real magic, learning and growth in continuously re-inventing and improving on what you’ve done before. I am the Founder of  Creative Universe, Creative Innovation…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Calabria

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The term “Work” implies a “duty” to which I absolve, I love writing the fact that it is not a job (not in my case, at least) I love to write because it is a pleasure without “chains”. Il termine “Lavoro” implica un “dovere” a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dunja Jogan

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I’m an illustrator and graphic designer.  I love to create new languages, experiment new paths and compare myself with different people. When I draw I like to feel free and at the same time put my rules, go deeper and deeper into the technique,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Adriana Gloria Marigo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Cosa amo di più del mio lavoro? I love the synergy that is established with the author when starting the creation of a book of poetry, the shared search for the word that gives meaning to the verse. Amo la sinergia che si stabilisce con l’autore quando si avvia la creazione di…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sonia Nona

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Travailler sur les plateaux avec une équipe : techniciens et acteurs. Work on film set with a team : technicians and actors. Ce que j’aime le plus est la diversité de pouvoir travailler avec des enfants et adultes tout en s’amusant en tant que scénariste-réalisatrice….

The Heroine’s Journey of Engelia Tahinasoa

What’s the best thing I love about my job? When I was a child, I want to become a painter and jewel stylist and manage my own company. It’s not easy to realize our dream because there is many challenge but I always kept in my mind this proverb: “In the brave heart, nothing is impossible”….

The Heroine’s Journey of Arianna di Troila

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   What I love most in my work is to be able to express myself in my art, in all its forms and when it is strong inspiration to be able to vent it in various ways .., I love the abstract, the geometric…

The Heroine’s Journey of Carla Iacono

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a visual artist and using different expressive media, I feel a great freedom of expression and capability to deal with everything shaping human life. I love this possibility to develop an independent view of the world and to highlight crucial aspects of life,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Burueana Lorena

  What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love my work because it allows me to express myself, be authentic and share my feelings.  Amo il mio lavoro perché mi permette di esprimermi, essere autentica e condividere i miei sentimenti.   What is my idea of perfect happiness?  My idea…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natasha Butterwick

What is the best thing that I love about my work? * I love meeting and talking to people who are interested and inspired about CULTURE. It’s always an ongoing learning process in our field when we discover and practice new skills. I look at  and process the information with an additional angle as a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Bonita Helmer

What is the best thing I love about my work. The best thing about my work is the necessity to keep researching and questioning in order to create a meaningful piece of art. It can be personal exploration, or as in my case, a study of physics and space in order to capture the connection…

The Heroine’s Journey of Valentina Biletta

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love many things about my work: express myself through drawings and words, seeing and showing through a different sensibility, knowing beautiful people. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is when everything turns in the good direction, but…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marilena Pasini

“What’s the best thing I love about my job? Going to sleep at night knowing that when I wake up I can do what I like to do, draw, paint, observe. What is my idea of perfect happiness? It’s that bubble that envelops you when something, even small, goes as you hoped it would go….

The Heroine’s Journey of Etcha Dvornik

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It gives sense to my life, to life , makes me feel alive What is my idea of perfect happiness? To have a project, when I dance What is my greatest fear? To lose a passion What is the trait that I most deplore…

The Heroine’s Journey of Antonella Petrera

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   Cosa amo di più del mio lavoro? Searching for the right word. In all my areas of competence the right word is essential. Well said and well written words make people happy and change the world. La ricerca della parola giusta. In tutti i…

The Heroine’s Journey of Abir Alsayed

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work has been my passion since an early age.  I have always wanted to be a part of the arts and the entertainment industry.  Being a child, I wanted to become a painter and then an actor, until I watched a fascinating Syrian…

The Heroine’s Journey of Costanza Previtali

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Ho iniziato a scrivere il mio primo libro dopo aver avuto due bambine: avevo bisogno di trovare una mia dimensione, un luogo in cui sentirmi libera di essere chi volevo. Scrivere è libertà, realizzazione. Quando il mio libro è uscito in libreria ho scoperto…

The Heroine’s Journey of Carla Bertoli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? EXPLOSION OF CREATIVITY THAT BRING ME INSIDE TO FIND BEAUTY IN EVERYTHING I LIVE EVERYDAY  L’ESPLOSIONE DI CREATIVITA’CHE MI FA TROVARE DENTRO ME STESSA  LA BELLEZZA IN OGNI COSA CHE VIVO OGNI GIORNO. What is my idea of perfect happiness? ARMONY WITH WORLD L’ARMONIA  CON IL…

The Heroine’s Journey of Claudia Sarritzu

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a journalist, I love telling current events. But above all the impact that political and economic choices have on people’s lives. I believe that my job is one of the fundamental pillars of democracy. This is why it is not a profession that…

The Heroine’s Journey of Adrienne Moumin

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The process of discovery in the darkroom and collage studio. I enter with no preconceived notions, and am always thrilled with whatever comes out of my efforts. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Walking around the city, looking at art and photographing architecture and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Bell Kuarante

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my job is: discovering new cities, and because it’s usually my followers who make the guides and photographers for me! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Living by faith, would be a great step forward for a perfect happiness…

The Heroine’s Journey of Liesl Olivier

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the variety of spontaneous events that the Literary Globe offers such as a few Saturday evenings ago I was reviewing a Poetry & Cocktail bar and at the same time listening to a poetry slam. Or attending an author reading and then having…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mary Nagel Klein

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I paint, I’m totally immersed and focused on seeing what is beautiful – and then transforming my vision into something to share with the viewer.  This act is so utterly transforming that I lose all track of time and space.  It is this…

The Heroine’s Journey of Catherine Poulain

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best think I love is that I can do it everywhere, at home or during travels, i just need a pen and paperwhen I write or draw. When I paint, I love being concentrated, in a fluid movement authentic and full of energy….

The Heroine’s Journey of Jen Koh

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Since young I have always love to draw, dream & doodle. I always find it therapeutic and calming – creating, exploring & experimenting my art pieces. In my painting world, the best thing I get to be the magician that creates my world of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jasmijn Vonsée

Wat is mijn grootste passie in mijn werk? Creatie (door middel van film). Het proces van creëren waarbij ik van een idee de vertaalslag kan maken naar iets visueels, wat ik met anderen kan delen. Vroeger was dat in de vorm van schilderen, fotograferen en schrijven, wat ik nog steeds graag doe, maar tegenwoordig is…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marjorie Le Thiec

Story in english and french What is the best thing I like about my job? The best thing I like about my work its power trip make of new meeting and playing several roles. What is my idea of perfect happiness? the santer family and have a good job. What is my biggest fear? to finish…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jet Noever

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom. Free in thinking, in creating, in time. In search for new things and experiences for my work as a designer and as a teacher. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness to me is living in our free and natural environment,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Marie Savage Slit

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I ’m Marie Savage Slit (this is a pseudo), 35 years old and I live near Toulouse in France. Since two years, I’m working on a project called Berlingot / Erotic Fluid Concentrate, it’s an artbook exploring genre and sexuality fluidity. I select…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sophie Gaborit

Quelle est la meilleure chose que j’aime dans mon travail? Ce que j’adore, c’est l’inspiration! L’inspiration pour une nouvelle création, pour un nouveau médium. Au coeur de ma création, lorsque les grandes directions se mettent en place, tout mon être est inspiré, à la fois concentré et ouvert.  C’est un moment de pure grâce, hors du…

The Heroine’s Journey of Susanna Giannoni

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing I love most is the opportunity to range rover with the artistic techniques. Through the work I try to give a unique emotion. My passion became a job which allows me to continue to experiment and to always seek unique things. La…

The Heroine’s Journey of Caroline Koenders

The thing I love most about my work as a printmaker is the possibility it gives me to fully express myself. I have created my own language over the years which gives me respect and distinguishes me from my colleagues. It is who I am. Perfect happiness is the moment I lift the blanket from…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nelly Sanchez

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love doing research and translating in images or in words an idea! What is my idea of perfect happiness? It’s a peaceful day without any emergency, a long time to create. The silence when I read or when I write… What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rosanna Lenci

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Love is a great word to use when asking me about my work… for me Design is a passion! I am in love with the decoding process, with reading between the requirements to find souls needing to interact, to feel, to touch, to see!…

The Heroine’s Journey of Chiara Formenti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The constant learning. Never stop learning, the world is so complex it deserves to be “learnt”. Knowledge is power. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Be in the present. Happiness is like a camp fire and it happens sometimes or rarely, you have…

The Heroine’s Journey of Clotilde Bardet

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I like to create. I need it to be happy. I create by playing, writing and drawing. J’aime créer. J’en ai besoin pour être heureuse. Je crée en jouant, en écrivant et en dessinant. What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Irene Di Mase

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The sensations that it gives to me while creating. I feel near something divine. I feel in pace! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Feeling realized with myself and love people near me. What is my greatest fear? My greatest fear? I think…

The Heroine’s Journey of Carol Amro

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  My work enables me to create to my fullest capacity, to grow, spiritually, and intellectually.  It is important to be the best I can be in life and enjoy it to the fullest. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  On a creative thought,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Laura Larson

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about my work is that it takes me into another “reality” where I am just in contact with my own decisions at the same time allowing a space for the greater consciousness to nudge me with intuitions. It’s really a magical…

The Heroine’s Journey of Patricia Morueco

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to create big shows with different kinds of art. My art is like food for the soul we are here to transform our society and create a better world. That’s my reason to live and by the way my reason to create…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rossana Taormina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing I like best about my work is waking up every morning happy to do what I do. I’m always eager to start work on an art work or project What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happiness for me is trusting…

The Heroine’s Journey of Corrina Thurston

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a wildlife artist and avid animal lover, so I absolutely love having the ability to bring an animal to life on the paper in front of me. I also work in mostly colored pencil. I love a number of things about my medium,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sendres Cedrés Casuriaga

The best thing about my work is expressing my inner-world through both body and vocal language, and communicating with my partners and the audience. My idea of perfect happiness is to be aligned with myself. My greatest fear is to be abandoned. The trait that I most deplore in myself, is my lack of confidence….

The Heroine’s Journey of Kaat Stieber

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That I can convert my fantasies to reality and that I can also share them with the world and make a living with them What is my idea of perfect happiness? Allowing yourself to do what you love the most What is my greatest…

The Heroine’s Journey of Pascale Bruinen

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Speaking in general: the freedom to choose my own path. This way, I own both my successes and my failures and that is perfectly fine. With regard to writing: when I’m in the ‘flow’ and words just seem to write themselves. That’s when I write…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elimo Art

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My favorite purpose is to create or find colors that match perfectly with each other. What is my idea of perfect happiness? There can be no happiness without my family and without art. So I guess my perfect happiness would be to make paintings…

The Heroine’s Journey of Judith Peck

What is my idea of perfect happiness?   Enjoying what I have, feeling value in the work I am doing, feeling love and giving love is my idea of perfect happiness. What is my greatest fear?   My greatest fear is having a large collection of my own work, dying and leaving the burden of it my…

The Heroine’s Journey of MaiaTeresa Manta

What is the best thing that I love about my work? (La cosa migliore che amo del mio lavoro è la passione che ci metto, che è il frutto delle mie emozioni)- The best thing I love about my job is the passion I put in it, which is the result of my emotions. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Jessica Diotallevi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is the immense power of creativity. Being everywhere with my works, beyond time, space and matter. What is my idea of ​​perfect happiness?​ Happiness is the idea of a quest that costs sacrifice if we do not…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kristen Ulla

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Last year I quit my day job and became a full time artist. I love the whole creative process and as for the business end I love coming up with ideas and implementing those ideas into action. I love being my own boss. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Ursula Caruel

What is the best thing that I love about my work ? Ce que je préfère dans mon travail c’est la surprise. Quand je crée, je ne sais jamais où le geste va m’emmener, c’est une très belle aventure. Elle demande beaucoup de lâcher-prise. What I prefer in my work is the element of surprise….

The Heroine’s Journey of Alice Cimini

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The best thing is to communicate with people, listening to their needs and desires and have the opportunity to share with them my own experience.   What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Now that I have two kids is the possibility to give them…

The Heroine’s Journey of Angela Regina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Cosa amo di più del mio lavoro? The project phase, consisting in research and in studying. I let myself be inspired, be overwhelmed, concentrating totally on my work. La fase progettuale, che consiste nella ricerca e nello studio. Mi lascio ispirare, travolgere concentrandomi totalmente…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anke Huyben

What’s the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing is that I can make work that people can relate and respond too, by making it myself. The joy of making is the start of that best thing. What is my idea of perfect happiness?I just started at my dream masters programm. Metalsmithing…

The Heroine’s Journey of Maria Pierides

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love shutting myself away in my studio, music in the background and feeling my creativity unfurl, a bit like my yoga practice where as you start to move, the body starts to open up. I get into a rhythm as the day goes…

The Heroine’s Journey of Martine Borg

Quelle est la plus belle chose que vous préférez dans votre travail ? What is the best thing that I love about my work? Lorsque je découvre un scénario, je sais que je vais devoir alors fusionner avec qui-je-suis et le personnage que l’on m’offre. Je vis pleinement ce moment magique où l’âme du personnage s’incarne…

The Heroine’s Journey of Xana Novais

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I work in Performance Stage World, sometimes as a dancer, sometimes as an actress and finally as a creator of my own projects. What I love in my work is deposit all of my feelings and tests of my life in it, so…

The Heroine’s Journey of Rachela Abbate

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The working process: being in a state of perfect balance between inner and outer world, or better, between soul, ego and world. This happens by articulating something that responds to a vision that resonates with the world. In these work phases, I know to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Orsola de Castro

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  So much: thinking, clothes, giving, mentoring, campaigning, seeing change happen, playing with ideas, with fabrics, shapes and things to come. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  My family and our favourite friends around a table eating great food and then silly dancing to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Veronica Tomassini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my work because it makes my fragility noble, my obsession turns into virtue. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Happiness is an inapplicable concept, it must last for a short time or become a new torment. Rather, I believe in a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natallia Valiukevich

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I worked as a graphic designer for 20 years. In 2017 I started painting with watercolor. Traditional painting gives me the opportunity to prove myself. I felt some limitations in digital painting. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The perfect happiness is understanding…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vera Mor

What is the best thing that I love about my work? First of all, the deep contact with my body. The body does not lie and is a profound instrument of knowledge of oneself, and also of the others. Every body is different, and every life story too: I find magical that a single movement or…

The Heroine’s Journey of Barbara De Marzi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To have an idea in the night and work on it the following morning. When I started working at the beginning of the 2000s, IdealPark, a newly founded company, did not have the budget to advertise. So I studied Media Relations to spread the brand….

The Heroine’s Journey of Katya Coli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My job gives me the chance to manage my time as I want this is the best of life! Having the power of absolute freedom! What is my idea of perfect happiness?   Do not have anyone who tells you what to do, be…

The Heroine’s Journey of Paula Wiegmink Nee Fick

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I get to create the things I love and share my passion for life with the world. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To share my life with the people I love and to be loved. What is my greatest fear? To loose…

The Heroine’s Journey of Victoria Redshaw

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I get to spend my days thinking, writing and talking about design, the future and people. Having the freedom to do this is a privilege and being free from many of the constraints people experience in their working lives is something I truly appreciate….

The Heroine’s Journey of Mary Linda Piercy

The best thing I love about my work is the freedom I feel when I create. If I am feeling sad, or stressed, I can just start painting or designing jewelry, and the process takes me out of myself as well as any problems I may be facing. My work is like therapy to me,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Susanna Schulten

What is the best thing I love about my work? I love the freedom to create. I’m a accomplished painter, photographer and actress. As a painter I like to create original work, Photography is the art of the moment, as an actress I like to create the character with compassion and humanity. What is my…

The Heroine’s Journey of Veronica Azzinari

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My job gives me the chance to know my self better every day. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   to be able to love and respect my self always What is my greatest fear?   lose sight of my needs and then…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stefania Ormas

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love being alone with myself, I am a stranger to everything, there are only me and my paintings. What is my idea of perfect happiness? happiness for me is: health for my family and being able to live my work, maybe on a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lisa Ginzburg

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To’ live life finding stories to write. That means to me to be alive: living and at the same time finding words so to recreate life through my imagination. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A feeling of fullness. With myself, with the others, with…

The Heroine’s Journey of Liliana Cecchin

1) Qual’è la cos ache amo di piu’ del mio lavoro? What is the best thing that I love about my work? Quello che mi piace di piu’ nel mio lavoro è il potermi divertire “lavorando” What I like most about my job is being able to have fun “working” 2) Qual è la mia…