Dr Rachel Bennett introduces a new commissioned theatre piece exploring life in an English prison’s Mother and Baby unit.
Dr Janet Weston writes about the AIDS / HIV crisis in Mountjoy Prison in the 1980’s.
Disorder Contained London Dates at Rich Mix 9-10 October 2017
Dr Fiachra Byrne & Assoc. Prof. Catherine Cox reflect on Inside Reform, the project’s recent policy event.
‘The Trial’ is the working title for a new visual art project due for public exhibition in April 2018.
‘Health Inside: Thinking About Prisoners’ Right to Healthcare’ is a new public art project due for exhibition in June 2018, which will focus on health and welfare provision in Irish and English prisons.
Fiachra Byrne provides an overview of the research project and his own strand on juveniles in the latest issue of the Howard League’s ECAN Bulletin (July 2017)
Janet Vaughan (Talking Birds) reflects on the connections between history and theatrical performance and the staging of Disorder Contained
Disorder Contained: A Theatrical Examination of Madness, Prison and Solitary Confinement with performances in Coventry, Dublin, Belfast and London in 2017
Dr Margaret Charleroy in collaboration with Dr Jenny Crane discuss lessons learnt from the history of food in hospitals and prisons.
We are delighted to announce an Open Call for an Arts Commission.
Talking Birds Theatre company explore the impact of solitary confinement and its relationship to mental breakdown