A FEW DAYS AGO WE INTRODUCED THE NEW BM EDITION WITH A QUOTE FROM CHARLES DICKENS: IT WAS THE BEST OF TIMES, IT WAS THE WORST OF TIMES… THIS PARAGRAPH TAKEN FROM HIS FAMOUS NOVEL A TALE OF TWO CITIES SEEMED A PERFECT SUMMARY OF THE PAST TWELVE MONTHS. 2015 HAS COME AND GONE AND IT HASN'T BEEN THE HAPPIEST OF YEARS. FOR MANY A YEAR TO CLOSE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, WITH HOPES OF A NEW START AND NEW CHANCES OF HAPPINESS.
Domenico Trovato is a 26 old Italian fitness model. He was born in South Italy, but at 19 he moved to Rome. Thus he started a new life, with new friends, new goals and new passions. He has always been a sport lover. Indeed when he was very young he practiced karate and kung-fu. With the passing of time he became more interested in bodybuilding, spending his free time after school in the gym. In Rome, he studies architecture focusing on the conservation of architectural heritage: he loves history, in particular the ancient Rome period, strolling around old streets and squares, and drawing: he would like to spend all day drawing temples, monuments or architectural details. At the same time he’s also a hard worker. He’s a waiter in a restaurant, 6 days a week. There’s never enough time!
For Domenico Trovato bodybuilding is a fundamental part of life. He has met famous trainers, participated in Italian competitions and is still spending every day on this sport. And his body is the evidence of an intense physical activity. And so it is no surprise he also found a job as a dancer in Muccassassina, Rome's most famous gay club which organizes parties not only in Italy but all over Europe. This activity offered other collaborations for Domenico, with other clubs and even TV shows. It is also his impressive physique and his entertainment abilities that made him getting notived by Italian artist and photographer Miky Merisi.
Miky Merisi was one of the first BM cover artists of 2015. How appropriate it seems that we should close the year with him as well. Full circle. Not only is Domenico the perfect fitness model for Miky Merisi – you can find him for example in Merisi's new 2016 calendar - the photographer also envisioned him as a dark angel. A winged warrior who rises from the ashes of this year gone by battling to protect his main values of friendship, respect and loyalty. And again I say, how appropriate to end the year with a vision of such strength and power, and a promise for better times to come. –BM-
MIKY MERISI | BEAUTIFULMAG