Jacopo Benassi

The Belt


The Belt is a photographic project by Jacopo Benassi dedicated to Prato, a city of art and a renowned hub of the textile industry.


ISBN: 9788857243825 Category:


Enormous quantities of thrown-out clothes arrive in Prato from all round the world to be recycled and re-used as the raw material for new garments made by the most prestigious fashion brands. The cyclical nature of the operation, the artisanal craftspeople, the wool, the industrial machinery, the workers, the museum masterpieces, the relics and the sense of the sacred in everyday life become the subjects of a desire and of a process of self-recognition.

Additional information

Weight 1334 g
Dimensions 25 x 30.9 cm
Publisher name Skira Editore S.p.A
Publication date 8 June 2021
Number of pages 224
Format Hardback
Contributors Edited by Antonio Grulli and Maria Luisa Frisa
Dimensions 25 x 30.9 cm
Weight 1334 g


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