March 21, 2017

This project, with all the conversations, photos and experiences, opened my eyes to a new way in which we can move forward with prisons in England.  It seems that we work so hard in shaming and punishing people and if the punishment doesn’t work, the consistent respons...

March 20, 2017

I arrived today with a case full of the photos, which I planned to hand back to those that took the photos for the project.  The case got lighter each time I delivered the photos and I became increasingly aware that the project was coming to an end. 

As I walked ar...

March 13, 2017

This week is my last week at the prison.  I was coming to the end of the project and at this stage over 2000 photos had been taken of which 200 photos were chosen by staff and inmates.  48 people had taken part in the project, with 40 of them being the inmates and the...

March 6, 2017

Yesterday, I spent the afternoon with the sheep and three inmates.  When I first went to visit the sheep, an inmate (Lamb Papa) talked about his roles and responsibilities over the past two weeks.  I saw him today and he looked exhausted.  He is only required to work 8...

March 3, 2017

Going through the photos in more detail was exciting and emotional, as I learnt more about the prison and its values.  It was clear that having inmates involved in the research had been a great success as it would have been unlikely that I had reached some of the inmat...

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