The Artist: Edmund Clark

The deprival of liberty is the most profound political act a society has as a sanction short of capital punishment. Why, how, where, when a society uses this sanction against misfits, marginalised and malefactors reveals a great deal.

My residency at HMP Grendon is a great opportunity to continue my engagement with these issues. The emphasis on therapy means it is a unique institution, with prisoners and officers open to ideas of collaboration and engagement.

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