Posts Tagged ‘Testaccio’
SKYLINE SQUAT
SKYLINE SQUAT

“New York City” and its scrapings of sky seen from the perspective of its underbelly, the swollen dump mounds shrouded in plastics.  

NORD/SUD: NO ALARM ALLOWED
NORD/SUD:  NO ALARM ALLOWED

Roberto Saviano, of Gomorrah fame, points exacting eyes at a mountain that would rise 15,600 meters high, far higher than Everest, of amalgamated waste illegally dumped by criminal organizations in traffic that nearly exceeds the profits of narcotics trafficking. And on the transit of toxins from the industrial centers of the North to the refuse-heaps […]

OIL
OIL

53 million busted amphorae used to transport olive oil between Andalusia and Rome for the imperial populace to receive gratis, a kilo a day a head: hammered belly by belly to make a mountain of shards, or testae, dubbed Testaccio, 45 meters high. Abandoned, an eventual platform (1200-1400) for watching the Carnival of Rome then […]

“ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE & PARKING”
"ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE & PARKING"

Contradictions or inevitabilities of development? In a city where the disparatest basements meet ancora & ancora.


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