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Michigan’s prison industrial complex

I’ve been thinking about Michigan prisons quite a bit lately. It seems as though, all of a sudden, the subject is everywhere… The University of Michigan’s annual exhibition of art by Michigan prisoners opened today. There’s an article on the Daily Kos this evening about how, under Governor Snyder’s Emergency Financial Manager plan, non-elected officials […]

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U-M’s annual Prisoner Art Show opens tomorrow

For the next two weeks, in the University of Michigan’s North Campus Duderstadt Center Gallery, the folks from the Prison Creative Arts Project will be presenting their 15th annual exhibition of art by Michigan prisoners. This year’s collection includes over 400 pieces, pulled together from dozens of prisons scattered across the State. Having seen the […]

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The University of Michigan ’09 Prison Art Show opens today

For the next two weeks, in the University of Michigan’s North Campus Duderstadt Center Gallery, the folks from the Prison Creative Arts Project will be presenting their 14th annual exhibition of art by Michigan prisoners. This year’s collection includes nearly 400 pieces, pulled together from dozens of prisons scattered across the State. I had the […]

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