This project starts from the analysis of the data provided by the institutional bodies (Home Office and ISTAT) in the field of public safety. The… Read More
This project starts from the analysis of the data provided by the institutional bodies (Home Office and ISTAT) in the field of public safety. The project was developed in order to compare the judicial apparatus' functioning with numerical data about crime showing all the elements missing in social analysis, which are though very important to understand the complexity of the topic.
In order to represent the classes of crimes and the system of convictions and sentences, the metaphor of Dante's Inferno has been chosen. At the same time, the image of an underground machine, consisting of pipes and gears, explains the criminal justice process' stages, showing its complexity.
Where, therefore, insecurity creeps into? In the amount of citizen who decide not to press charges and in the disproportion between the reported crimes and the convicted criminals. It appears a panorama that shows difficult paths and seems to tell to those who have to deal with it: "All hope abandon, ye who enter here". Read Less