Aline d’Auria (Lugano, 1982) is a Swiss-born photographer and film director living in Chiasso, Switzerland. She studied photography at the School of Applied Arts in Vevey and at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and holds a degree as a designer in Visual Communications with specialisation in video from the Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD). She collaborates as both a designer and a film director with Swiss and International companies.
Aside from her commercial work, Aline works as an independent film director and designer. Her works and research are mainly focused on spaces (real, physics and metaphysics) and people - attempting to understand how they interact with each other.
Her films have been selected and have received prizes from International Film Festivals and are part of the collection of the New York Tribeca Film Institute Reframe Collection and the Vienna International Media Centre.
She is a co-founder of the cultural association Grande Velocità and the co-working space Spazio Lampo, based in Chiasso and between 2016 and 2019 she co-curated their artistic programs.
– 2019, We are all going home, Chiasso_Culture in Movimento, Biennale dell’Immagine, Chiasso (CH). Upcoming personal exhibition.
– 2011, About us, Biennale dell’Immagine, Chiasso (CH). Collective exhibition.
– 2008, Territoires, CHUV Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne (CH). Collective exhibition.
– 2006, Confronti, Sala Aragonite, Manno (CH). Collective exhibition.
– 2013, Special mention of the technical jury, Film Festival Centovalli, Intragna, Switzerland for the short film The Coach.
– 2012, First prize of the ‘Terre alte’ competition, 6° Orobie International Mountain Film Festival, Bergamo, Italy.
– 2012, Jury Award, Sestriere Film Festival, Italy for the documentary Namaste Saipu (Hello, Goodbye Saipu).
– 2010, Second prize of the jury of the Film Festival Centovalli, Switzerland for the short film Jalalu’s Dawn.