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4 framed images of landscapes in which prisons are embedded hung on a white wall.

Ashley Hunt

Degrees of Visibility/ Ashes Ashes

February 5, 2023 - April 16, 2023

Building on The Corrections Documentary Project, a decades-long investigation of the prison-industrial complex, Ashley Hunt’s Degrees of...

inside of a small jail wheatpasted with letters

Hank Willis Thomas & Dr. Baz Dreisinger

The Writing on the Wall

Sep. 16, 2022 - Jun. 10, 2023

The Writing on the Wall, a collaboration between artist Hank Willis Thomas and scholar and activist Dr. Baz Dreisinger, is an installation...

Image of prison cell set outside on a hill, surrounded by plants

Jackie Sumell & Tim Young

Solitary Garden

Nov. 5, 2019 - Jun. 15, 2024

The 6’x 9’ sculpture of the solitary cell is a conduit for learning about the experiences of Tim Young in his similarly small cell in San Quentin.

Flowers planted in a garden bed and in pots with green signs about the incarcerated women who chose them.

Jackie Sumell

Flowers for Incarcerated Mothers

Sep. 16, 2022 - Jun. 10, 2023

Flowers For Incarcerated Mothers is an art and garden project made in collaboration with artist jackie sumell and over two dozen mothers who are...

Geodesic domes sit among paths in the Future Garden.

Helen Mayer Harrison & Newton Harrison

The Harrisons’ Future Garden at the UCSC Arboretum

Apr. 20, 2018 - Dec. 5, 2023

Future Garden, a major art and science project by Newton Harrison and his late wife and lifelong collaborator Helen Mayer Harrison, is now on view...

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