Franc Aleu initially worked as a photographer for such major fashion
houses as Mango, Custo Line, Diesel, Selvatgi and Lydia Delgado and his
works appeared in magazines including Elle, Magazine and La Vanguardia. Together with Jaume Plensa, he created the video curtain for La Fura dels Baus’ production of Atlàntida. Along with Manuel Huerga, Alex Ollé and Carlus Padrissa, he worked on a production of The Martyrdom of St Sebastian. Other career highlights include the design of BTV’s website, the video effects for Faust 3.0, staged together with Emmanuel Carlier, a production of La Damnation de Faust for La Fura dels Baus and the cinematic scenario and direction of Un’anima chiamata Puccini.
Franc Aleu created and directed the series Bubbles, broadcast on TVE and Bausan Films; he is also the artistic consultant of the director of the interactive television channel Gum_tv and the internet portal Terra. Together with Roland Olbeter, he worked on a stage version of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, which was staged at the grand opening of the amphitheatre in Cagliari. He has also worked on the video graphics for La Fura dels Baus’ of XXX, Un día en el Fórum and Die Zauberflöte, which was shown at the Ruhr Triennale (Germany).
Other works by the artist include Kafka’s Metamorphosis; directing and creating the audio-visual design of the sets for DQ, Pasajero en Tránsito; the audio-visual designs for the production Sonetos del amor oscuro. Cripta sonora para Luigi Nono; an architectural drawing of the exhibition building for Expo Saragossa 2008; and the full-length road movie Spagh!