Rocco Rorandelli


The Waste Land

"April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain."

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On the 26th of April, 1986, reactor number 4 of Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded, causing the worst nuclear accident in history. 

The Waste Land

Today, while the construction of a second sarcophagus is almost completed, the towns and natural landscape in the exclusion zone offer a glimpse on what the world would look like if humans disappear, leaving behind their poisonous technological trail. And the words of T.S. Eliot.