Seen through the eyes of Indigenous prisoners at Fulham Correctional Centre, The Art Of Incarceration explores how art and culture can empower First Nations peoples to transcend their unjust cycles of imprisonment.
This narrative documentary humanises the over representation of Indigenous Australians within the prison system and provides an uncompromising insight into the inmate’s quest for cultural identity and healing as they prepare for the annual ‘Confined’ exhibition and life on the outside.
From deep inside Fulham, the artists complete their works whilst painting the audience a contemporary insight into the deeply ingrained incarceration epidemic of Australia’s First peoples. The film clearly and profoundly explores greatly misunderstood issues such as cultural disconnection, inter-generational trauma, addiction and institutionalisation.
The Art of Incarceration will continue the conversation that has recently ignited Australia and the world.