Art and Culture in Prison Project


Art and Culture in Prison is a project funded by the European Union within the framework of the Culture Programme 2007-2013. It is promoted by the Tuscany Region, Fondazione Michelucci (project leader), The Manchester College, Prison Arts Foundation, Berliner Literarische Aktion, Departament de Justícia – Generalitat de Catalunja. Art and Culture in Prison includes fostering knowledge and collaboration between the cultural professionals who work in European prisons; the circulation within a European context of theatre, music, literary and artistic performances implemented in the various countries; the opening of artistic and cultural experiences to society at large and shows created in the difficult conditions of a prison context.