Join us in Tate Exchange for a presentation of artwork helping to connect prisoners in the North West to their families.
Inspired by Artist Rooms: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus, prisoners in the North West have taken part in a pioneering programme led by social enterprise Novus, which aims to connect offenders with their families.
The resulting artwork will be presented in Roy Licht-Does-Time in Tate Exchange. It will feature photographic responses depicting stories and perspectives of men at HMP Liverpool, HMP Thorn Cross, HMP Garth, HMP Altcourse and HMP Hindley .
Drop in to discuss, question and explore the project with members of staff from each prison in Tate Exchange every day.
This project has been led by Novus, who deliver education in prisons, to help those in prison and their families to maintain and build their relationships throughout their sentence.
Sustaining strong family relationships while in prison can play an important role in supporting offenders to tackle issues, helping to reduce reoffending, so that on release they are ready to live safe, healthy and productive lives.
Through art, this project has encouraged the men to share their experiences with their families at events within the prison. By talking about the artwork they have produced and what inspired it, the men have also been able to give their families a deeper sense of the prison environment.
This event has been programmed in association with Novus, a Tate Exchange Liverpool Associate.