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Lives and works in Marrakech and Rome, sharing some time in Venice and Lisbon. For her, the visual arts are just a scripting language.

For this reason, experimenting between photography, video and literature she signs each discipline in a different way, while remaining consistent in his work: a storyteller

Every flower has a secret exhibition was the first experiment of a new route through manipulation of images. A new story, a virtual stonemason who tries to bring photography to sculpture.

She has exhibited several times in Rome. Then in London, Tehran and other Italian places. She participated in the Venice Biennale in 2007. She participated in the International Festival of Photography in Rome in 2010. She has exhibited at the international festival of photography independent of Tehran in 2013.

From 2014 she lived in Morocco and, among others, she participated in all editions of the international exhibition in MMP+ at Marrakech and Les Nuits Photographiques d’Essaouira.

In 2018 a video experience without a script: LET'S GET LOST is screened in Los Angeles at the Farhang Foundation's competition. In the same year also the realization of a documentary: UNA VERA ILLUSIONE on a photographer of Vogue America (Gianni Penati) during the period of Diana Vreeland.

There are many photos that are in collections between Bordeaux, Tehran, London, Paris, Rome, Milan, Salento, Venice, Perth, Ibiza, Marrakech, Rabat.

Since 2000 she collaborates with master Iranian filmmakers and photographers Abbas Kiarostami (+) and Seifollah Samadian.She collaborates with iranian Oscar Award artist Babak Karimi. In Morocco she has collaborated with American master composer Richard Horowitz and Algerian artist Linda Bougherara, Iranian filmmaker Hamid Fardjad. 

In the last period she shared her time between Italy and Morocco coaching some artists and following on photography fashion eclectic artists like Nourredine Amir (Morocco) Antonio Marras (Italy) and ex model and fashion producer/activist Bethann Hardison (USA).

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Benedetta Scatafassi

Donated Artwork

Babouces rosso pietra
50 x 70 cm
Printed and etched fotos on metal
Value €

Benedetta Scatafassi

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