Stefano Di Buduo is a German-Italian video artist, documentary film-maker and photographer. After he completed his studies in arts and sciences of digital performance at Università La Sapienza in Rome, where he also founded the multimedia company AESOPSTUDIO in 2008, his projects have taken him to France, Portugal, Denmark, Poland, Argentina, Brazil, USA, China, India and Iran, as well as Germany and Italy again and again. Beginning in 2005 he worked for many years as a multimedia artist for Città Invisibili (Invisible Cities), a project in public space produced by the Italian theatre Teatro Potlach, which travelled to many cities in Europe, Asia and Latin America. In 2009 Di Buduo created the virtual underwater world for the acclaimed production 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (based on Jules Verne/Teatro Potlach). He went on to produce video installation and mapping projects as part of international festivals and events such as »Vision of Odin« in Holstebro/Denmark, »Incubatio« at the Museo Nazionale Svevo in Manfredonia/Italy, as well as the video mapping work at the metro station Battistini in Rome.
He collaborates regularly with the directors Donald Berkenhoff, Yael Ronen and Brit Bartkowiak, as well as the production designer and director Wolfgang Menardi. Most recently his works have appeared at the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Berliner Ensemble, Münchner Kammerspiele, Stadttheater Ingolstadt and Schauspiel Hannover. In the 2019/20 season he created the video design for the world premiere of (R)Evolution – Eine Anleitung zum Überleben im 21. Jahrhundert, directed by Yael Ronen at the Thalia Theater. At the Gorki he’s contributed to Death Positive – States of Emergency.
Photo © Mira Fajfer