The Hero’s Journey of Lillo Pisano

What is the best thing that I love about my work?
Create, working with different materials, experimentation and research. Satisfy my aesthetic taste.
What is my idea of perfect happiness?
Peace, calm and live in the countryside and spend most of my time in the workshop
What is my greatest fear?
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?
Be irritable.
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?
Gianni Misto, Alessio Orru, Maria Jole Serreli, Minoru Hotta, Roberto Cecconello
What is my greatest extravagance?
Being a character in different circumstances
On what occasion would I lie?
I don’t know
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?
When and where was I the happiest, in my work?
Every time I create in my workshop makes me the happiest
If I could, what would I change about myself?
I would like to be lees impulsive.
What is my greatest achievement in work?
Awareness of being able to create.
What do the words ‘The Financial Freedom to Create’ mean to me?
A dream
Where would I most like to live?
What is my most treasured possession?
My hands, my brain and my family
What is my most marked characteristic?
My aesthetic taste
What is my most inspirational location, in my city?
My workshop, the recycling centre
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?
What books influenced my life and how?
Disoccupazione creativa (creative unemployment) – Ivan Illich. Vita senza principi (life without principle) – Henry David Thoreau. Both taught me to see things from a different perspective.
Who are my favourite writers?
Stefano Benni, Daniel Pennac, Henry David Thoreau and Arthur Schopenhauer
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?
Darkside, Talking Heads, Vivaldi
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?
Rubber (Luffy)
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?
American Beauty
What role plays art in my life and work?
An essential/key role.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?
Honestly I don’t know who’s my greatest fan, but my wife is my sponsor and partner in crime.
Whom would I like to work with in 2018?
With nobody because I have ideas that I need to develop on my own
Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2018?
Alessio Orru, Roberto Cecconello, Iole Serreli
What project, in 2018, am I looking forward to work on?
A new collection, either in jewellery or sculpture
Where can you see me or my work in 2018?
Open Studios on the 15th-16th & 22nd-23rd of September in Pocklington. On social profiles.
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?
Passion for me is like food I would die without it.
Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story?
Roberto Cecconello
How can you contact me?
Social media (facebook, Instagram), website (

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