Six Questions

Six Questions: Piero Percoco

Tique | art paper asks six questions to an artist about their work and inspiration.
This week: Piero Percoco.

Artist Piero Percoco
Lives in South of Italy
Website http://www.pieropercoco.com

How do you describe your own art practice?

It can be described by my own personality: impulsive.

What was your first experience with art?

I do not remember what it was, maybe the first paid experience thanks to my journey was to work for Belvedere Vodka.

What is your greatest source of inspiration?

Photography books have been and still are a great source of inspiration for my work and my growth, even Instagram is a great source of inspiration, look at interesting works and photographs coming from all over the world. And the nature I would say is the basis of all this.

What do you need in order to create your work?

An iPhone at least.

What are you working on at the moment?

At this moment I’m working on my first photography book, published by Skinnerboox and with the help of an editor, Jason Fulford.

What work or artist has most recently surprised you?

Masahisa Fukase’s Ravens is incredible.

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