Precious: unreachable

A project that aims to call on people to be aware and help the minority gain what is indeed precious yet unreachable. 

A permanent address is a symbol of belonging and social identity often taken for granted. However, those experiencing homelessness or illegal occupying spaces, such as the refugee community living in Rome's MAAM, live without a permanent address and therefore, lose the most basic rights and public services. The mailbox itself is the focus of the piece, smashed and covered in diamonds, in order to reveal a contrast between the reality of lack of legal recognition and the desire of a valid address. Ultimately, the mailbox expresses the relationship between ones legal address and emotional, social identity. 
After the exhibition, the mailbox was replaced to be hung on the actual gate of MAAM. The gem covered mailbox is hung higher than all the other ones making it hard to reach. 

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