Roberta

1. If you wear makeup, why do you wear makeup and how often do you wear makeup?

I wear light make up every day . 

2. What made you want to participate in this portrait series?

I want to participate to the project because I would like to see myself through someone else eyes.

3. Is being completely makeup free something that makes you feel in any way uncomfortable?

I feel comfortable without makeup more and more as a grow older.

 

 

4. Are there specific factors (positive or negative) that have influenced how you feel about how you look?

My mood and health influence the way I think I look.

5. If there was one piece of advice for the future you could give your younger self, what would it be?

I would advise my younger self to stay a child as long as possible,  not to try to look like a grown-up woman too soon.

6. When have you felt most empowered in your life?

I feel empowered when I make changes in my life. 

7. Is there a woman fictional or real that you admire? Why?

Frida khalo is the woman I admire, strong and vulnerable at the same time.

8. What quality do you most admire in yourself?

I admire spontaneity in myself. 

9. Is there an achievement you are particularly proud of? Why?

I'm proud of myself for having gone against the current and lived a life completely unexpected by my family and culture. 

10. In daily life what are the pressures you feel most exposed to specifically as a woman?

In my daily life I feel I have to explain myself all the time for being independent and not married and well travelled, I feel the pressure of having my own family.