issue #15: freedom!
I put my freedom before everything… That irresistible feeling of independence, which is indispensable to me.
Freedom: a beautiful and painful subject, sweet and bitter because freedom is expensive… it costs people, relationships, pain, it causes wounds. I choose to be free not because I am crazy but because freedom has priority in my scale of values, along with people.
The first symptom of freedom for me was fashion, the first aesthetic expression of the self, the form of your substance. And my substance is irretrievably free. But freedom has a price, which in my case came during adolescence when the mechanism of manipulation and bullying appeared.
Creativity and freedom have an inextricable bond, and as a creative I cannot but be free. Although in work, freedom requires compromises…
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Lucia Del Pasqua describes herself as an all-round creative: a creative consultant, writer, performer, journalist and fashion blogger. On her blog The Fashionpolitan she writes about world travel, food, film and fashion. She teaches courses on creativity with the aim of spreading the word of Lateral Thinking, helping people to develop winning alternative solutions and have more fun.