Koestler Arts in the Press

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‘Artworks by UK prisoners that show great resilience in the face of the global pandemic’, Creative Boom, 8 November 2021

‘October design news: Exhibitions of art from the criminal justice system and tapestry from around the world, plus the chance to take part in a new UK festival of creativity’, The Guardian, 26 October 2021

‘This powerful exhibition is showcasing art from prisons in northern England’, Gal-Dem, 3 June 2021

‘Locked up in Lockdown’, The Big Issue, March 2021

‘Prison is boring as hell’: Sarah Lucas on isolation and judging art by inmates’, The Art Newspaper, November 2020

‘What it Means to Make Art in Prison’, Elephant, June 2020

‘Wormwood Scrubs blues: Inside the gig mixing prisoners with the free’, The Guardian, 22 November 2019

‘Art that doesn’t need a label’, Camden New Journal, 27 September 2019

‘The London exhibition showcasing artwork made in UK prisons’Evening Standard, 23 September 2019

‘Novus learners honoured by Koestler Awards’, Further Education News, 16 September 2019

‘Artwork of Women Prisoners Goes On Display’, Heart, 29 March 2018

‘#100 Years On of Female Poster Art’, Fine Art Collector, Spring 2018

‘Art Trail by Women in Prison’, Criminal Law and Justice Weekly, 10 February 2018

‘Gormley curates prisoners’ art exhibition’, Jon Snow, Channel Four News, 19 September 2017

‘Through the prison walls: an exhibition goes behind bars’, Financial Times, 22 September 2017

‘Antony Gormley: “I think prisoners could be the psychonauts of the 21st century”‘, Evening Standard, 21 September 2017

‘Art from Inside: leading author Jenni Fagan curates major new show of art from Scottish prisons’, The Herald, 13 October 2017

‘Glasgow exhibition showcases offenders’ artwork’, BBC News, 10 November 2017

‘Beyond The Door: Great Art by Hidden Artists’artsbrum.com, 28 January 2017

‘Abstract Art by Prisoners to form new Exhibition’, Edinburgh Evening News, 7 November 2015

‘It’s Not “Prison Art” – It’s Just Art’, Gabriel Samuels, Huffington Post, 2015

‘Inside View of Prisoners’ Art’, Manchester Evening News, 2014

‘War Frames: prisoners depict their experiences in Iraq at the Venice Biennale’, David Batty, The Guardian, 2013