Empty prisons are eerie places where the walls speak. Etched into the stone are the passing of successive generations of inmates, each with their own stories. Each prison has its own history, character, and stories to tell. But old prisons are not just a reminder of the past, they can also help guide the future. INSIDE: Photographs of Decommissioned Australian Prisons is a photographic exhibition that documents prison facilities having surpassed their use-by dates.
Brett Leigh Dicks is an Australian/American photographer who shares his time between the United States and Australia. His photographic endeavors have led him to explore the world’s natural and urban landscapes with the resulting imagery spanning Australia, America and Europe. Brett primarily investigates the landscape and the fragile ties that it shares with human history. In addition to his own photographic pursuits, Brett has written extensively on the subject of photography along with curating exhibitions for public and private galleries and museums.
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Brett Leigh Dicks~INSIDE: Photographs of Decommissioned Australian Prisons
- Brett Leigh Dicks
August 28, 2021 - October 24, 2021
10:00 am - 5:00 pm