... scraps, sheets, iron wire, rolled products, bars and semi-finished profiles appear to me to be relics and such they must remain. It is not a rediscovered memory, it is just a wreck that lives next to others, and perhaps it has in itself the potential for a new gesture. What matters is that it has been saved to speak to someone who can understand it ...
Taken from Ghitti, Memorie del ferro 2006 Ed. Mazzotta