Alessia Scarso is a film director, graduated at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome. She has worked as film editor and post-production coordinator. Her first foray into directing fiction was with Uninstalling love, a short film selected at more than one hundred festivals around the world. In 2015 her first full-length film Italo, was released in theatres: the film tells the true and touching story of an extraordinary stray dog. The film has been shown in dozens of countries around the world. In 2017 she produced and directed the short documentary Vasa Vasa, the story of the Passion and Resurrection of Christ told from the emotional point of view of the Madonna.
In 2019 she expands his aesthetic research by presenting his first art installation on the beach of Maganuco. San Lorenzo – Prequel is a sonorous journey on the theme of the Universe and Love. Developed in the dark and under the stars, it is a medial and interactive work with hundreds of people involved, gathered around and within a work designed on the reactivation of the sensitive trajectories of the human-universe relationship.
For some years her passion for contemplation cultivated through astrophotography has seen her as a finalist in prestigious international competitions such as the Astronomy Photographer of the Year at the Royal Museums of Greenwich in London and the Photo Nighstcape Awards in Paris.
Alessia Scarso is a member of the Pictores Caeli, a group of astrophotographers known and appreciated by the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (the famous NASA). They often publish the shots of the group in their official promotion channels. Together with the Pictores Caeli, Alessia wins the French competition PNA, Photo Nighscape Awards 2021, with a collective timelapse story of the Etna volcano.
In 2021 she sets up his first art exhibition, AD SIDERA. Once upon a time the Sky.
The aspect that characterizes Alessia Scarso’s linguistic and aesthetic research is the ability of visual exegesis of the landscapes combined with the observation of natural and cosmological elements. Her vision brings characters, environment and architecture back towards the restitution of the contemplative interpretation in a visual and pictorial style.