The Hidden Islam
Muslims resting inside a basement converted for use as a mosques after the Fajr, the first of the five daily prayers, during the month of Ramadan. The north-east of Italy is the stronghold of the Northern League political movement that has gained mainstream political popularity through its campaign against immigration. This project investigates the realities of islamic life in a hostile country that has just one official mosques and more than one million muslims. The aim is to discover and document the makeshift places of worship often based in the industrial areas of the north-east of Italy.