Made corrections: a prison-based street art intervention for young offenders

Walker, Oliver and Hansen, Susan (2017) Made corrections: a prison-based street art intervention for young offenders. Street Art & Urban Creativity Journal, 3 (1). pp. 95-103. ISSN 2183-3869

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Abstract

This paper describes a prison-based street art intervention that took place at a Lithuanian institution for young offenders. During the first stage of the project, existing historical graffiti and murals on the prison walls were uncovered and documented. The second stage of the project involved working with the young offenders to co-produce a series of collaborative large-scale works within the prison walls, some of which incorporated elements of these earlier murals as a form of living heritage. The final stage of the project reproduced a selection of this work outside on the walls of the local city. Future work will involve a more formal evaluation of the impact of the intervention on the young offenders, the prison staff, and the local community.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Psychology > Forensic Psychology Research Group
Item ID: 23007
Notes on copyright: © Authors and Editors. Permission was granted, on the 14/12/17, by Urban Creativity to include the published article in this repository (http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/)
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Depositing User: Susan Hansen
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2017 15:33
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2019 21:01
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/23007

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