La ragione dei matti

La ragione dei matti © Daniela Facchinato

In 1989, after 159 years, the Psychiatric Hospital of San Giovanni in Persiceto was finally closed.

The survivors, devastated, annihilated, deformed and rendered disabled by the violence of the long-lasting asylum, claim for rehabilitation care that psychiatry is not able to give.

These photos document the errors of the asylum clinic, to wich the psychiatric science could not give answers.