La liberta e terapeutica, Text: Ugo Guarino

artist Text: Ugo Guarino
term palimpsest
year 1977
picture / document palimpsest.pdf

Translation of the title: "Freedom is therapeutic". The graffiti was written by Ugo Guarino at the former psycihatric hospital Opp di San Giovanni, Trieste. The dismantling of psychiatric hospitals was proposed by Italian psychiatrist Franco Basaglia, a pioneer of the modern concept of mental health.


Photo digitization: Emilio Tremolada

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