Viola composes her videos either by filming with her camera or by combining sounds, voices, pictures and texts. Here you can find extracts of some of her work. She is an active participant in the film, either by filming or participating in the film itself.


Backstage of the performance SCENA MADRE. […]

[…] Choreography by Ambra Senatore, with Ambra Senatore, Matteo Ceccarelli, Lee Davern, Elisa Ferrari, Nordine Hamimouch, Laureline Richard, Antoine Roux-Briffaud, Fausto Bonvini, Johnathan Seilman, Jean-Jacques Brumachon.


Nouvelles Pieces Courtes, an unveiling of the hidden life that takes place behind the curtain of the show. […]

[…] The French choreographer Philippe Decouflé presented the show “Nouvelles Pieces Courtes” at the Torinodanza festival in Italy.

Curiosity and passion for the backstage led Viola to explore the part of the performance that nobody sees: the chance to meet the artists in their intimacy and describe the captivating work life of professional dancers.


In the middle of the southwest countryside of Uruguay there is a farm with a promising name: “Las Delicias”, The delights. […]

[…] Surrounded by fields, horses and cows, it looks like a peaceful paradise.  However, the development of transgenic soy and corn monocultures are taking up more and more of the fields and a big change is taking place…

Viola arrived in the farm and lived for a while with Don Carlos and Dona Rosa, who manage the farm’s activities. Carlos is a horseman and an ex rodeo champion who comes from a traditional family of gauchos. Rosa, his wife, tells Viola what it means to be a ‘gaucho’ and Carlos tells her why he is considered to be one of the last …


Viola went to Rio de Janeiro in order to meet the prostitutes of the ONG Davida. […]

[…] These women were fighting for their rights in a very original way: to collect money for their organisation they created a new clothing brand called DASPU and began doing fashion shows in their city.

Viola was the first photographer to accompany them with her camera, approaching the leaders and covering the movement from the first events in the slums up until the major event in San Paolo. Mestiere Cinema, an Italian production company, was fascinated by the story and decided to follow the photographer during this adventure….


City&Motion was created in the format of a documentary T.V. series and was promoted by the Italian production company Nitrofilm. […]

[…] Each episode is set in a different Italian city and allows the audience to discover a specific place in the city through the memories and the emotions of the people who live and animate it.

Four women, three Brazilians and one Italian, came up with the idea. The result is exciting and funny meetings with interesting people and their descriptions of places through intimate stories of adventure, unforgettable moments and important events in their lives.

This first episode takes place in Rome: the four girls meet a painter, an actress, a philosopher and a journalist. They are taken to Piazza Santa Maria, to the banks of the river Tevere and to the famous fountain of Trevi.