We had the good fortune of connecting with Luis Micó and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Luis, how has your perspective on work-life balance evolved over time?
As time goes by, working becomes more demanding, at the same time that there is a path traveled that helps you to get on the road. But that turns out to be the way to grow as a person and as an artist.
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
Personally, the work that I develop expresses the inner current that is in me, also what I have closest to each moment. Music was the main engine that started me in the 80s and 90s, opening me to other worlds such as comics and art. In this sense my work is very close to comics, illustration and expression. In the end, the important thing is to be able to develop your own imprint, something that makes your work identify you when you see it. The lesson is basically about work, there is nothing else, dedication.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I like going to the sea … diving, seeing the afternoon in the Cape. There is no particular place, other than walking around the center, visiting the market and having a drink on a quiet terrace.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I think I owe a lot to music, which was the one that completely invaded my being. From it I discovered other things, such as the world of comics, art, painting. The comics of “El Vibora” and the music of the 80s and 90s were the spaces in which I could feel more alive and vibrant, that world in which I already wanted to stay forever, because of the imagination, the force and the universe that described.
1.The Kiss 2.The Milky Way 3.lab 4.Blade 5 the last cup