The author was asked to write 44 letters about the modern world for the Italian daily newspaper, La Republicca which published them serially. The letters capture a world which is in a constant state of flux. The number 44 is made up of the falling letters.

I wasn't sure how I was going to photograph this one to convey the feeling of falling envelopes. I actually started to construct a mobile of envelopes that I was going to photograph from below and then I thought there might be an easier way.