Filmed at Sarno beach, Italy. Campania Felix, the 'lucky soil’ was the Roman name for the fertile area surrounding the Vesuvius (including Pompeii and Napels). Today the area is refereed to as ‘la terra dei fuochi’, the burned soil. Illegal dumped wasted on Sarno beach is periodically burned by locals.
The documented temporary installation was a fence out of the native reeds found at the beach. At the beginning of the video the fence build as the exact outline of the Vesuvius obstructs the view. As it burns down the polluted, scorched beach gets more and more visible and the actual mount Vesuvius comes into view. Opposed to the burned garbage, the reeds burn down to a very small amount of quite clean ash.