“I’d like the people to know I’m not an animal. Did I cause harm? Yes. Should I be punished? Of course. But do I deserve my human rights? Absolutely I do.”
Artist Sinead McCann introduces Health Inside a new public art intervention.
Living Inside Exhibition
Living Inside is a new exhibition at Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Reflecting on Warwick Tate Exchange June 2018
Professor Hilary Marland, Dr Rachel Bennett, and Flo Swann consider their experiences of exhibiting at Tate Modern.
Transforming the ‘man’ Jock into the ‘girl’ Masie: Inculcating Gender in Aylesbury Borstal for Girls
Female prisons and borstals were intended to encourage respectability in women and girls. Rachel Bennett explores how one person challenged these efforts.
Tonight We Fly
Lock Her Up to appear as part of Tonight We Fly festival in Leeds, Autumn 2018
Reflections on The Trial
Artist Sinead McCann reflects upon the making, and launch night, of The Trial.
Book Your Free Tickets for Tate Exchange 12-17 June 2018
Free tickets are now available for three events we are hosting at Tate Modern in June
Karl Crawley and how Ireland started talking about prisoners’ mental health (1974-1978)
Dr Oisín Wall discusses how a campaign for proper psychiatric treatment for one prisoner began a national conversation about prisoners’ mental health in 1970s Ireland.
Reflecting on Past Time, March 2018
Public Engagement Officer Flo Swann looks back on the first run of our project, Past Time, at HMP Hewell with Rideout (Creative Arts for Rehabilitation)
Prisoners beyond the walls: prisoner rights, release, and continuity of care
Oisín Wall introduces his research project which explores the relationship between prisoners and the outside world as it was mediated by different organisations, from prisoner rights associations to the healthcare system.
Work on The Trial continues….
Public Engagement Officer & Visual Artist Dr Sinead McCann writes on the developments with The Trial visual art installation.