The buildings without people in black and white are like skeletons, cathedrals of silence where an imaginary past emerges between the walls and the spaces where the grass has grown in years. Spaces where it is left a trace of a passage, an activity, a life. Marks of the buildings and objects in space are as an alternation between full and empty or, using music terms, between sounds and silences. An abandoned place, as a factory put into disuse, is the best place where you can see this. "Industrial Ashes" shows the remains of the old steel factory in Montecatini Falconara Marittima (Ancona, Italy). The factory built in 1928 was abandoned in 1991. The issue is the industrial archeology.
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