I became known for my work on forgotten pianos in abandoned places across Europe. During my requiem for pianos, I sometimes find abandoned places with former owners' personal belongings left behind. It seems as if time had stopped at a specific moment there.


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I dive into the spaces that everyone thinks are empty. I wander there for hours on end. The aim of my art is to find those elements of life that people consider to be dead and capture them with my camera.

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#1 Abandoned Chapel In France

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Agnes Jekyll 2 weeks ago

So very beautiful. I hope it's protected.

#2 Abandoned House In Luxembourg

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Agnes Jekyll 2 weeks ago

It's amazing that the furniture was not stolen--that milk pail, the pitcher....

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Night Owl 2 weeks ago (edited)

Still beautiful

#4 Abandoned Synagogue In Romania

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holo it's me 2 weeks ago

looks majestic even with all the plants

#5 Abandoned Villa In Italy

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#6 Abandoned Greenhouse In Italy

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Agnes Jekyll 2 weeks ago

Thos windows are so beautiful!!! They look art nouveau. It'd be so nice if it were restored

#7 Abandoned Hospital In Italy

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Vlad Horobet 2 weeks ago

The crow gave me the spooks.

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Vlad Horobet 2 weeks ago

As nicely looking as the image is, that's the worse place and way to put a bathtub for a practical use.

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#9 Abandoned Hospital In Germany

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KatHat 2 weeks ago

Looks like an album cover.

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#10 Abandoned Castle In France

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otaku fox 2 weeks ago

How are all of the books still in tact!

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#11 Abandoned Musical School In Italy

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Ieva Patricia 1 week ago

that's cool

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#12 Abandoned House In France

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Vlad Horobet 2 weeks ago

I have a strange urge to look through those books and papers.

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#13 Abandoned Factory In Italy

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Agnes Jekyll 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous

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#14 Abandoned Villa In Italy

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r3dd3v1lL 2 weeks ago

How high is that ceiling? The doors and furniture look tine in comparison.

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#15 Abandoned Villa In Germany

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Lola 1 week ago

I saw a chair for sale that looked exactly like the one on the right. I’m so glad that kind of style is making a comeback.

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Vlad Horobet 2 weeks ago

The drawing is amazing. But the flag is a new addition, colors are way brighter than they should be, not faded and not dusted at all.

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Agnes Jekyll 2 weeks ago

is it wrong to say I would take that that furniture?

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#18 Abandoned Church

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KatHat 2 weeks ago

Looks like it wouldn't need a lot of work to be beautiful again.

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#19 Abandoned Castle In France

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drfox 2 weeks ago

Wow it's so green it's very odd

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#20 Abandoned Castle In Italy

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otaku fox 2 weeks ago

The architecture is incredible!

#21 Abandoned Church In Italy

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#22 Abandoned Castle In France

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Night Owl 2 weeks ago

I like the walls and ceiling here

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#23 Abandoned Thermal Baths In France

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Night Owl 2 weeks ago

You can still see how beautiful it looked

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#24 Abandoned Castle In France

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Vlad Horobet 2 weeks ago

The smiley radio.

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#25 Abandoned Ballroom In Germany

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otaku fox 2 weeks ago

Imagine what it looked like when it was at it's finest; filled with high-class men and women in expensive clothing. Like something out of Anastasia.

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#26 Abandoned House In Italy

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drfox 2 weeks ago

thescooter

#27 Abandoned Castle In Italy

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KatHat 2 weeks ago

At every picture I can only imagine the horror and distress of the people who loved and knew these spaces if they were to return today :(

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#28 Abandoned Hospital In Ukraine

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Vlad Horobet 2 weeks ago

Wonder if at some point they had a tree in the salon or it grew by himself as mother nature and time took over.

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#29 Abandoned Villa In Italy

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krnr58 1 week ago

Gorgeous.

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#30 Abandoned Villa In Italy

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Agnes Jekyll 2 weeks ago

murals are still beautiful

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#31 Abandoned Bowling In Germany

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Agnes Jekyll 2 weeks ago

Those lamps are awesome

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#32 Abandoned Hotel In Germany

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#33 Abandoned Theatre In Belgium

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otaku fox 2 weeks ago

Is it strange that I imagine what it would smell like here?

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otaku fox 2 weeks ago

It's strange to think that infants were once being cared for here, and now it's all covered in a thick layer of dust.

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#35 Abandoned Pottery Factory

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#36 Abandoned Boarding School In France

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otaku fox 2 weeks ago

This is the stuff of nightmares.

#37 Abandoned House In Italy

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Vlad Horobet 2 weeks ago (edited)

This room alone is bigger than my whole house. Also the optical illusion: is the ceiling going up or connecting the walls?

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KatHat 2 weeks ago

I often wonder how the ceilings just come down like this... I would imagine they get waterlogged and then the weight of them is just too much.

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#39 Abandoned Theatre In Belgium

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#40 Abandoned Ballroom In Belgium

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#41 Abandoned Castle In Italy

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drfox 2 weeks ago

wow

#42 Abandoned Hospital In Italy

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otaku fox 2 weeks ago

It's like there are still people waiting to get in... spooky.