With a wide selection of image-types and surprising good humor, ‘Cruel and Unusual’ co-curator Pete Brook talks about documentary, institutional, vernacular and legal photography and the political uses of images by media, activists and families. If the ability “to see” relates to power, then what – based upon our shared visual culture – can we conclude about U.S. prison systems? Is photography a rehabilitative act? Can prisoners use cameras?
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