I had no idea what the extraction process at a marble quarry was like and certainly didn’t imagine it was like this. Watch Il Capo aka The Chief, guide his men using a silent language of gesture and sign as they extract gigantic slabs of marble.

Italian artist and filmmaker Yuri Ancarani captures the otherworldly landscape of a marble quarry on Monte Bettolgi, in the Carrara region of the Apuan Alps in Northwest Italy. You can read more about the film at Nowness.


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