Thanks to a scholarship from Magnum Photos, I spent time photographing in Barona, a neighborhood on the periphery of Milano where my mother grew up and grandparents still live. This visit was the first time I have been able to return to Italy since I was a child, and the strong emotions I felt translate into the work.

In this selection of photographs, I weave together the construction of a new subway system, the aging of my grandparents, and everyday life in the neighborhood. The work reflects on a moment of uncertainty- for the landscape, the community, and myself.

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