I traveled to Italy to create a project that narrates the stories of various abandoned sites throughout this country. 


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Turning your own city it's not difficult to discover many neglected places. I decided to examine and revive the glory of villas, churches, castles and hospitals, which were abandoned by all, even by memories.

I have embarked on some extensive travels throughout Italy, looking for places full of stories, places that have been inhabited and then left to an oblivion, to the domain of dust.

The result has left me shocked. I could not imagine the charm and beauty of some of the places I've discovered along the way.

Houses still furnished, where you can almost hear the sounds of the past lives. Large frescoed rooms that give a sense of glory and majestic evenings. And abandoned psychiatric hospitals, full of emotions and experiences of the distinctly different spectrum.

It's hard to put into words the emotions that pervade when I cross the threshold of these places. I created this photographic project in order to transmit to viewers a feeling of awe, wonder and surprise, all mixed with a turmoil of sadness. Then these sites will come back to life, only in our imagination. 

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Night Owl 3 weeks ago

Wow!

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Night Owl 3 weeks ago

I'd like to sit there with a book.

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Night Owl 3 weeks ago (edited)

The paintings are not bad. I wonder how come they didn't fade or get covered in more dust.

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Last Hurrah 3 weeks ago

I'm surprised the TV still works! And who's watching it?

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Night Owl 3 weeks ago

You can still see how beautiful the room was.

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Alib 3 weeks ago

Italy apparently has a lot of abandoned prams...

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sharron lynn parsons 3 weeks ago

A second look at these photos, extremely interesting, good photographer !!!

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Roald Andresen 3 weeks ago

This hurts my bibliophilic brain.

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Jean van der Merwe 3 weeks ago

The chairs and couch are really very elegant. A good clean and they’ll look great in the most modern apartment.

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Amanda Wilson 3 weeks ago

The pram is still beautiful as is the room

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sharron lynn parsons 3 weeks ago

Sad, many lovely things left behind !!!

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sharron lynn parsons 3 weeks ago

The workmanship done on the doors, very nice !!!

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sharron lynn parsons 3 weeks ago

A very unusual room, a true antique piano, beautiful !!!

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Melanie Remele 3 weeks ago

CREEPY.😵

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sharron lynn parsons 3 weeks ago

I want that pram, they no longer make nice ones !!!

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Susan Urbanczyk 3 weeks ago

Ell, you have such a beautiful eye for mood and lighting.

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