‘Goddess Music’ from Piero Pelù, from the album ‘Soggetti Smarriti – Lost Subjects’ was shot in 2004 entirely in Trieste in the Rozzol Melara housing estate. The video is about a country ruled by a totalitarian regime where music is banned. The army has raided every house, burning or destroying anything related to the Goddess of music.
The housing estate of Rozzol Melara is called the ‘quadrilateral’. This is a huge concrete building built in the seventies after the socio-architectural theories of Le Corbusier. The complex has 468 apartments and 2,500 residents and the intentions of the designers was to produce a sort of ‘independent village’ with shops, schools and pharmacies.