Thomas Jorion is part of these photographers who hunt the ruins. Hospitals, Hairdresser’s salons, cinemas, gyms… Armed with a large format camera and color negatives, Jorion immortalizes these abandonned places, almost bewitched. This time, his fascination for derelict places led him to Italy, to decrepit palaces and villas. In these Forgotten Palaces, there is a perceptible ambivalent relationship between absence and presence. Haunted by their past, these places leave room for the viewer’s imagination.
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