The feeling, which is palpable the moment you enter Matera, is that you are a rather fragile being, skating across the rock-hard surface of mortality itself. You are temporary. Matera is not.
Another view of Matera
Matera by night
A cave in Matera
Festivity in honor of the Madonna della Bruna
A sketch for the Madonna della Bruna float.
Poster of La Milanesina 2016 festival
Michael Cunningham at the Italian Cultural Institute NY with Giorgio van Straten
Italian translation of The Hours by Ivan Cotroneo
Poster of 'The Hours', the movie based on Cunningham's book with Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore and Nicole Kidman who won the Oscar for her interpretation of Virginia Woolf