The Port of Palermo dates back more than 2,700 years. Nowadays it serves over two million passengers every year. Nonetheless here in Italy like in order parts of Europe, not all travelers are welcomed. Refugee seeking travelers are sent back home or imprisoned in refugee camps as soon as they manage to get to these coast lines.
This typographic installation was made with several stretches of »do-not-cross« found tape and set up facing the sea in the Foro Italico coast line. The most interesting thing was discussing with the people that came by while making the intervention. Who is really welcomed and how? What can we do as citizens, businessmen and women, or artist to address this aberration? Feeling curious and eager to help? consider getting in touch with your local migrant support group.