Articles by Alessia Zuccarello

Concept and visual artist, writer, editor. Paving the way to my future. Founder of the Valdichiana Media company, freelancer. I have a conflictual degree in photography and graphic design. My current biggest interests are history (especially XVII century), chinese language and culture, astronomy and music. I play the piano really bad, I sing a tiny bit better, I compose little songs about cosmic void with too many time signature changes. Collecting doctors [in medicine].


Pici all’Aglione

This illustration belongs to a Valdichiana-related project. We need to do merchandise for our magazine and what better start than an appiciatrice? Pici is the typical pasta of Valdichiana, long thick fresh spaghetti usually served with cheese and pepper, aglione sauce (a kind of huuge garlic typical of Valdichiana), duck sauce, chianina beef sauce or…


Winter Queen

I am personally not a big fan of Christmas, it makes me sad and grinchy. I think it’s an ugly honliday, with all those stressed people crawling down the streets trying to find some crap to buy to fulfill the social protocol of GIFTS. Too bad that all the philosophy of the gift goes to hell…


Silenziosi re del vuoto

[Photo credits: NASA] Tutto era cominciato nel gennaio del 1986, quando la prima foto del pianeta Urano fu resa pubblica. Allora lei era solo una bambina, ma l’aspetto alieno di quella palla azzurra l’aveva segnata nel profondo. Inconsciamente, da allora aveva cominciato a guardare il cielo in modo diverso, a fissare la Luna e a…


Altair Jashal Kostar (He Shields the Frail)

Altair is another character from Vocis Imago/Act of Faith. Back then, when time was young and Vocis Imago was nothing but a fantasy comic called “Spirits’ Shadows” (1998), this character did not exist. In his place, there was a redhead swordsman named Rhou Wailerg. Altair and Rhou have a lot in common, but Altair is,…


Il ruolo dell’autore

For we need stories to survive, to communicate. No impulse, no story, no expression. Pen, be my sword, the sword of the screenplayer, the compass of the director that leads the actors to the top of the mountain. Sono il tipo di persona che si pone tante, tantissime domande. Quando trovo una risposta alle mie…


Announcing HEX: a new comic

Sooo, I need to make an announcement! For the first time in years I’m about to start working on a comic! HEX, this is the working title, will tell the gothic story of a family and its house haunted by two demons. The story was inspired by a dream I had a few days ago; when I…

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