Alessandro Gattuso was born in Vico Equense (NA), graduated in cinema from the academy of fine arts in Naples, the city where he lives and works. After winning the second edition of Fotogrammi del Napolifilmfestival in 2012, he began an internship as a stage photographer for the Teatri Uniti company. He was selected by the Combat Prize in Livorno for a collective exhibition with the installation In the mirror of the eyes of others, in 2015 he participated in the MAF project myth art and photos. His first short film Por Cuestion by Corazon, shot in Barcelona, won first prize at the Omovies Festival and participated in several festivals. His second short film Antonio degli Scogli, 2016, produced by Arcimovie and Filmap, receives a special mention at the Napolifilmfestival and participates in the Trieste Festival and the Italian Film Festival in Lisbon.
He collaborates with the Vice magazine with reports related to the city of Naples. In 2019 he was selected for the Sounds and Visions residence of the Aamod film archive.
His personal research is focused on issues concerning identity, biography and queer culture.