“Even those convicted of murder deserve the chance to show the world that they can move on from their crimes.”
A night in which we look at the transformative power of art and poetry in the criminal justice systems within the USA and the UK. With introduction by Steve Champion, prisoner on death row in San Quentin.
Panel discussion with:
Exhibition curator and founder of ArtReach Nicola White
Helena Coxshall, editor The Wing of Friendship, newsletter of Lifelines, UK-based charity supporting death row prisoners in the USA
Gary Mansfield, ex-offender, now artists, curator and MizogArt podcaster
Joelle Taylor, award winning spoken word artist and author , who is mentoring Lady Unchained.
Lady Unchained, poet, promoter, workshop facilitator, founder and CEO of Unchained
Jamal Khan, award winning writer and performer who was sent to prison at the age of 15. In November he publishes the journal he kept whilst inside., which contains diary entries, poems and short stories.