The Clink: Dining Experience @ HMP Brixton

Finally got to eat at the restaurant yesterday (05/04 @12pm Lunch), wasn’t allowed phones or to take photos so going to summarise the whole thing through text (might draw some rough sketches to visualise some parts). http://theclinkcharity.org/the-clink-restaurants/brixton-london/ Key Points: Incredibly controlled environment, because it’s located within the prison a lot of security procedures are set…

Phone Interview: Ex-Offender

Carl Cattermole | Wrote HMP A Survival Guide | served sentence (partially in Wandsworth) His Book: http://www.prisonism.co.uk/hmp-guide.html Twitter: https://twitter.com/HMPSurvival   Interview with Vice: https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/jmbyby/carl-catermole-interview-hmp-survival-second-edition-304 Note: Quotes have been paraphrased in some instances Prison system doesn’t prepare you for life after, no housing, no employment, I received no help Prison is bad for the individual (being sent to…

Collages: Site Proposals

Site: Imperial Laundry Use: Existing  design based workshops such as furniture | Brewery that hires and trains ex-offenders Sense: Touch   Keywords: Make| FeelSite: Winstanley/ Doddington & Rollo Estate Use: Eatery + Community Space| Feeding communities and providing ability to gather Sense: Taste Keywords: Guide| Transparency Site: HMP Wandsworth Use: Sound Chamber to rehabilitate prisoner(s)-…

Summary of Semester 1: Feedback + To Do

+Timeline and story of prison journey process + Playing/tarot cards (turning initial drawings I did into comic strips and making more to narrate the whole project) +Develop visual language of sound threshold +Map transitional spaces/services for rehabilitation and spatially travel distance/time taken from prisons to these services and chosen site +Map (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ctPWs1v6U7ReOS9MTZTWEqqFe2XTOIDd&usp=sharing = transform into drawing plan +Timeline…

Summary of Semester 1: Project Focus

Project Focus: HMP Wandsworth + Ex-Offenders Coherent argument against prison exclusion: Prisoners will eventually finish their sentences. By not being adequately prepared to go back into society worsens the existing divide between social classes; something that is present within the ‘class of wealth’ in Battersea. Conclusion of Social Issues: Housing prices biggest issue but real issue…

Task 2 | Collecting & Categorising: Butterfly Collections

The Brief: Imagine a collection and a strategy for categorising this collection. Questioning what is a collection, how to represent and draw the intangible. Entomology Entomology is the scientific study of insects and within that butterflies fall under the same categorisation of moths called Lepidoptera. Typically butterfly collections are kept by museums for scientific research…