Trailing Italy in search of unchartered skate territory.
Trailing across Italy in search of unchartered skate territory the Italian Vans team stir dust clouds, improvise skateable constructions and risk getting crushed by a collapsing wall.
The film features six different locations – a cement factory, a mental hospital, a ghost town, an Olympic park, a factory and a post office – all abandoned.
Artistically filmed in black and white, Italian skaters; Mattia Turco, Icaro Nardi, Simone Verona, Jacopo Picozza, Carlo Cassan, Nikolò Bromo and Adalberto Rinaldiuse creatively spot skateable structures. The film follows them through graffiti-filled corridors as they give blood, sweat and tears to forge an unforgettable experience.
Directed by Turin-based director Alberto Chimenti Dezani and with videography by Patrick Delorenzi, the film captures the instinctual and abstract ways that skateboarders turn neglected locations into skateboarding biospheres.