Through rotting fences and overgrown weeds Gianmaria followed his curiousity and intrigue exploring old houses in Italy and rusting sheds in the Australian outback. Seemingly ordinary spaces, the discarded items in these former dwellings reveal clues as to the lives of those who had once inhabited them. Waiting till nightfall he applied light painting to these clues bringing them forth with the shadows and texture of dissarray and neglect.
The shots explore impermanence through decay and the relationship it shares with humans and the environment. While decay can be tragic Gianmaria shines light on it by capturing the beauty and romance of nature’s slow and inevitable reclaiming of space.