Young in Prison: One small step out of South Africa’s hellish jails

Daily Maverick | Marelise van der Merwe:

South Africa’s overcrowded prisons have been described as “universities of crime”. But for the staff and participants at Young in Prison, starting again is just what they do. Every day, until they get it right. If you pass 6 Spin Street next week, you’ll see some artworks that look a little like they might belong in a graphic novel. But if you look twice, you’ll notice something a bit different: some styles you haven’t quite seen before, some scenes you don’t quite recognise… Read more 

Image: Artwork (detail) by Siphamandla Poswa

2018-10-23T17:53:02+00:00