COLLABORATORS

O.B. DE ALESSI - DIRECTOR PHOTO

O.B. De Alessi is a visual artist, director, writer and actor currently living in Paris. Born in Italy, she graduated from Chelsea College of Art and Design and later from Central Saint Martins, London. O.B.’s videos, live performances, installations and drawings have been exhibited extensively in Europe as well as in South America, Australia and Russia. Recent exhibitions include “The Primal Shelter Is the Site For Primal Fears” at The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Also trained as an actor, O.B. has been involved in several theatre and film productions, including roles in Zac Farley and Dennis Cooper’s “Like Cattle Towards Glow” and “Permanent Green Light”. In 2015 she co-wrote, co-directed and performed in the play “The Birthday State,” which premierred at the Juan Barnabe Theatre in Lebrija, Spain.

While often taking real events as starting points, O.B sees each one of her projects as an opportunity to create a self contained world which she can inhabit as a character, or several characters, of her own creation. Kuo’s Eyes, her first short film, was selected by the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia 2017.

 

Michael Salerno, Director of Photography, is an Australian born artist and filmmaker based in Paris. He is runs the small press Kiddiepunk. Visit his website.

 

golden-fur-300x300Golden Fur, who composed the Original Soundtrack for Kuo’s Eyes, is an Australian chamber ensemble based in the USA, comprising Samuel Dunscombe (clarinets, electronics), Judith Hamann (cello) and James Rushford (keyboards, viola). Visit their website.

 

 

 

Alan Jones, who worked on the sound editing and mixing, is a professional, detail-oriented musician and mastering engineer, specializing primarily in psychedelic, avant and experimental genres but catering to all. Visit Laminal Audio’s website.

 

Alessandro Iacovoni, was born in Novara in 2007. He attends the fifth grade at Alexandria International School in Alessandria, Italy. Kuo’s Eyes is his first acting experience.

 

Christian Bellomo trained at the Pochi Theatre School in Alessandria, Italy. He is known for Su Marte Non C’è il Mare (There’s no Sea on Mars) by Lucio Laugelli and Selezione Artificiale by Fabio Fossati.

 

Marco Monty Ferrari obtained an acting diploma at the Pochi Theatre School in Alessandria. He participated in writing workshops with Giuseppe Tornatore, Carlo Mazzacurati and Doriana Leondeff. He later focused on studies for opera and musical theatre at the Verona Opera Academy (VOA). He has worked on productions with Le Settimane Musicali at the Olympic Theatre of Vicenza and at the Macerata Opera Festival. Since 2016, he is the executive director of the publishing house Vicolo del Pavone.

 

Adriano Raia is eight years old and lives in Alessandria, Italy. Kuo’s Eyes is his first film, but he studies acting with actor/director Laura Bombonato and Gianluca Barbieri and has been on stage several times.

 

Gianni Ferrari was born in Alessandria, Italy, where he lives. He studied acting with actor/director Laura Bombonato.

 

Aristide and Sara De Angelo where born respectively in 2010 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and 2008 in Alessandria, Italy. They both study acting with Laura Bombonato and Gianluca Barbieri.