Laura D'Asta

With an interest in experimental practices and passion for pushing boundaries in film, Laura is skilled at exploring different ways of combining art-forms and genres. Based between London and Italy, and fluent in six languages, she has worked internationally throughout the UK, Europe and the USA.

As designer and art director, Laura has worked with recognised Film/TV and Theatre directors on shorts and features with recent credits including Everything You Didn’t Say starring Olga Kurylenko, Chasing Robert Barker (D. Florencio, UK National Film Awards – Winner Best Action Feature); and as standby That Good Night Sir John Hurt’s last feature. She has also worked on promos for Coldplay, Thomas Dutronc, Michael Kiwanuka and Rita Ora.

As the creator of the forthcoming interdisciplinary project Marco Lusini: The Colours of the Human Soul, Laura has taken the roles of curator, director and producer in her efforts to bring this passion story to life This first exhibition on the artist of its kind, it was supported by The British Italian Society, West Valley Art Museum (USA), the Italian Chamber of Commerce, the Eaton Fund, the Italian London Community and Educckate (University of College London).

Passionate about the intersections between dance, film, movement direction and choreography, Laura has worked as a dancer and filmmaker with recognised companies, choreographers and dancers including Punchdrunk, Rambert Dance Company, Gravity & Levity, Tara D’Arquian, Anne- Gaëlle Thiriot, Alexandra Green and Rhiannon Brace Dance.

She has also worked on site specific, community projects and produced several award winning immersive/ interactive theatre drama projects including The Memory Dealer Rik Lander, Influx (L. Vullo), The Big Decisions (J. Finn).