PART OF: The PIcture justice program
Stakeholders: proof: media for social justice & the united nations international school (UNIS)
CURATOR: Leora Kahn
PROGRAM DIRECTORS: ABBY MCphail (unis) &
Debra Driscoll (PROOF)
Designer: Willhemina Wahlin
PHOTOGRAPHERS: PICTURE JUSTICE STUDENTS
research focus: Analysis of organisational methods of practice
Broken? is an exhibition that was developed in 2015 through the Picture Justice program, a joint initiative of PROOF: Media for Social Justice and the United Nations International School. Picture Justice is an educational workshop series for high school students in New York. The program aims to foster upstander behaviour in young people, while teaching them skills in ethical interviewing techniques, portrait photography and visual communication. The theme of the exhibition is the ‘Criminal INjustice’ System of New York state.
Panel 1: Introduction
Panel 2: History of Picture Justice (added 2016)
Panel 3: Racial Disparities in the War on Drugs
Panel 4: The New Jim Crow
Panel 5: Guilty of Being Poor (updated 2016)
Panel 6: 15 Days to Social Death
Panel 7: People Don't Go to Prison. Families Do.
Panel 8: Impact on Families (added 2016)
Panel 9: Fast Track to Adulthood (updated 2016)
Panel 10: 34,000 Beds
Panel 11: Restorative Justice
Panel 12: Women Behind Bars (added 2016)
Panel 13: Fixing What is Broken (added 2016)
Panel 14: Re-Invest in People (added 2016)
Panel 15: Broken Windows Policing (added 2016)
EXHIBITION ON DISPLAY
Images courtesy of PROOF: Media for Social Justice and UNIS.
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