Koestler exhibition volunteer review: Unlocked

We Are All Human is an exhibition showcasing artwork produced in the UK’s prisons, secure hospitals and immigration removal centres, and by ex-offenders in the community.

The display includes painting, music, writing and ceramics as well as traditional prison crafts such as matchstick modelling. The 2016 annual UK Koestler exhibition has been curated by writer and dub poet Benjamin Zephaniah who has selected from over 6,000 artworks submitted to the 2016 Koestler Awards.

 

padlock

There was a matchstick model called unlocked made by Christopher. A bet was made by a prison officer and Christopher, The prison officer said to Christopher that he cannot build a functional lock with working mechanism using just matchsticks. Christopher prove the officer wrong by building a functional lock made with matchsticks, He used a spring from a pen and build a working lock, The lock he built won a Bronze Award.

(Robert)

 

lion-king-paul-hmp-prison-magilligan-aridne-birberg-highly-commended-award

I like The Lion King because its funny, because I need to know about the Lion king, because I enjoyed it very much.

(Toyin)

 

fire-eater

I am really fascinated by the Fire-Eater, because the dark browns, whites and reds stood out strongly on the wooden base.

(Ash)

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