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The Gravy - Series Four, Episode 11 (Prisons)

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2009

For a lot of the inmates, art can be a transformative tool that can lead to positive change when they come out.
– Host Warren Maxwell
What I don’t want to see is people coming out more bitter than when they went in.
– Paul Bradley, prison art tutor
Art is a therapeutic tool. A lot of these guys don’t like to work with other people … art is a social tool.
– Mark Lynd, Department of Corrections
Each prison has a different feel or essence about it. Like, Mt Eden is ancient. Even the rocks talk to you.
– Former inmate turned artist Brian Slight
It gives people the opportunity to use their time in a positive way to give back to the community and to develop a skill base that might help them open doors to something when they are released.
– Art tutor Robyn Hughes