“He wrote: Rich and hurried Japanese take the plane, others take the ferry: waiting, immobility, snatches of sleep. Curiously all of that makes me think of a past or future war: night trains, air raids, fallout shelters, small fragments of war enshrined in everyday life. He liked the fragility of those moments suspended in time. Those memories whose only function had been to leave behind nothing but memories.” Sans Soleil, 1983, Chris Marker “
Living at night isn’t helping my complexion is an ongoing research on fragmented musical countercultural movements. Pictures and self- standing videos selected have been shot in Milan since 2015, between several squats or nightclubs and focusing on militant movements in perpetual balance between technophile’s enthusiasm and the total dystopia. Digitized in social relations and living in a precarious global economy, this generation is the voice of those who grow into an almost total uncertainty. Those who need, even if only synthetically, to rediscover the authenticity of things.