MILITARIZED ARCHITECTURES ~ The American Geography of Incarceration ~

~ Via The Funambulist ~ Prison Map is a project developed by Josh Begley, a graduate student studying Interactive Telecommunications at New York University. Thanks a small script and geo-coordinates, he obtained a google earth snapshot of each of the 4,916 incarceration facilities in the United States. Let’s recall here that a bit less than 2.5 millions people are living in prison… Lire la suite MILITARIZED ARCHITECTURES ~ The American Geography of Incarceration ~

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