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A photo of a man's hands reaching through prison bars.

Australian Artists Team Up with Inmates to Create Video Art

Four artists joined forces with four inmates at Risdon Prison in Tasmania, Australia to create video artworks that portray the lives of the incarcerated. The project, titled “Pink Palace,” is named after the prison’s once-pink exterior. The artworks were displayed at an abandoned Goodyear tire building in Hobart from June 9–24, 2018. The project is […]

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Artist Uses Chelsea Manning’s DNA to Create 3D Portraits of Her

While Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Army soldier who spent several years in jail for leaking classified data to the internet was in prison, it was prohibited to take photos of her. For all that time, only one mugshot was released, a picture of the intelligence analyst with a shaved head in her army uniform. And […]

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An empty cell block at a prison.

Work by Inmate Who Killed 2 Police Offers to be Removed

Four paintings by Leonard Peltier, 71, a Native American activist currently serving two consecutive life sentences in a Washington State prison, will be removed this week. Peltier is convicted of killing two FBI agents during a 1975 situation on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. His paintings were hanging at the front doors […]

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