In 1964 Michelangelo Antonioni shoot his masterpiece “The Red Desert” in Ravenna, in the area called Piallassa, which shares naturalistic muds and the huge petrochemical industrial area. Adriano Zanni was born same year same place, he works at the same petrochemical factory and spent his whole life wandering around those places. In the last ten years he started documenting with pictures and sounds those places where the movie was shot.

© Adriano Zanni, A4, b&w, 61 images, text by Paolo Ippoliti, Federica Angelini and Onga, edition of 200, published by Boring Machines, 2014

© Adriano Zanni, 61 single A4 Risograph prints, printed on recycled 215gr paper, housed in a thick carton brown box, texts by Paolo Ippoliti, Federica Angelini and Onga, limited edition of 200, published by Boring Machines, 2014

© Adriano Zanni, A4, b&w, 61 images, text by Paolo Ippoliti, Federica Angelini and Onga, edition of 200, published by Boring Machines, 2014

© Adriano Zanni, 61 single A4 Risograph prints, printed on recycled 215gr paper, housed in a thick carton brown box, texts by Paolo Ippoliti, Federica Angelini and Onga, limited edition of 200, published by Boring Machines, 2014

The box is a collection of 61 b&w single prints in a box with a booklet in english/italian. First copies comes with a CD: Punck “Piallassa (Red Desert Chronicles)” which is the audio document Boring Machines released for Adriano Zanni in 2008.

More info:

www.az64.org

www.boringmachines.it

buy here, listen to music here and watch video here

Please note: all images and texts are protected by Copyright and belong to the Artist.