Alessandro Cassarà (22 December 1976), is a multidisciplinary artist: painter, sculptor, sound designer, director and musician. Raised artistically in the Alessandria area, he refined his artistic training by attending the Albertina Academy of Fine Arts in Turin (Painting) and, thanks to the collaboration with Professor Lorenzo Taiuti, professor of Mass Media, he created soundtracks for short films and important video installations, also participating in the Biennale Arte Emergente – BIG 2000 Turin. In 1999 he exhibited his pictorial works at the Scoletta dei Calegheri, in Venice. Subsequently, he collaborates with the “Mutamento” Theater and the Science Museum of Turin and participates in the collective “Multimedia- GiOvAnIDiGiTaLi” (Too Young to Die, Too Fast to Live ”) in Turin. In Alessandria he realizes music and video installations: “A forma d’Uomo”, “Pre Pop-Post Pop”, “Cibridi o Cozza Papu” in collaboration with Boosta dei Subsonica as well as participating in numerous national and non-national painting exhibitions. only: the Berlin experience is particularly formative. Participate in the Torino Film Festival with the short film “YCOP”. He also realizes the interactive video installation “Face Music” at the Parvum Theater in Alessandria in collaboration with Raiz of Almamegretta.
In the pictorial field, with the name of the artistic group “Materateya”, he exhibits his works at the same time as a musical performance at the Palazzo Esposizioni in Valenza (AL). Following is “A forma d’uomo”: personal exhibition at the Chamber of Labor exhibition hall in Alessandria.
In the musical field in 1997 he collaborated on the soundtrack for the theatrical show “Dracula”, under the direction of Hermes Beltrame, on the occasion of the centenary of the well-known novel by B. Stoker. The fascination of digital sound mixed with the purest and most evocative percussive analog sound is realized with the solo project Atea9 with which he wins the Alessandria Wave music festival in 2005 and represents Italy at the Bilbo Rock Festival in Bilbao the following year. In 2014 he wrote and recorded the album Allghoi Khorhoi with the doom-stoner trio Codeina produced by Fabio Intraina and Maurizio Giannotti (New Mastering Studio Milan).
The collection Materia Occulta was published in 2012 and in 2015 the full length Curve Sternum by The MagikWay was released, of which he has been a member since 1996, under Sad Sun Music and My Kingdom Music, crowned by the 2016 live-documentary Ananke .
This is followed in 2018 by the split album Ars Regalis composed 4 hands with the Malvento band under Third-I-Rex (UK). In 2019 he directed the video Baron Samedi, a song contained in the compilation The Other Face Of Evil, produced by EK Produc (UK). In 2020 he produced the single Closed for Downtown Record, mixed and mastered by Simone Giorgi.
As a Specialist communication & Media Design Identity, he carries out dozens of communication campaigns for large companies and multinationals. Since 2005 he has been working in the research and innovation division at Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.a.