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The GAP blog: an introduction

GAP – Graffiti Art in Prison is a collective project not only because it is the result of a successful collaboration of several universities and international research institutions as well as detention centers, but especially because it is structured on…

VI intensive week (Spring 2023 Firenze)

VI intensive week (Spring 2023 Firenze)Modes of expression and resistance in prison environments: graffiti in their devotional and political dimensions Among the motifs represented on the walls of the prisons of the Holy Office in Palermo and other places of…

V intensive week (January 2023 Zaragoza)

V intensive week (January 2023 Zaragoza)Cultural heritage management: reusing prisons as spaces for contemporary art Prisons are historical constructions, considered nowadays as a trace of history, most evident through the existence of historical graffiti. In general, this typology is linked…

IV intensive week (24-29 October 2022 Palermo)

IV intensive week (October 2022 Palermo)From sign to symbol: new educational approaches for inmates The fourth week will focus on the artistic phenomenon of prison graffiti in a diachronic perspective,from the past to the present, bringing into reformatories artistic programs…

III intensive week (18-22.07.2022 Colonia)

Marking Space. The Wall as Heterotopic Place According to Michael Foucault, heterotopia is a space ‘other’ than ‘ordinary’, a separate enclosure, delimited within precise boundaries, ‘outside all places and yet locatable’. The prison, the heterotopia par excellence, is an ‘other’…

II intensive week (16-20.05.2022 Palermo)

II intensive week (16-20.05.2022 Palermo) Caesura, censorship, imagination: artists, historians, architects, anthropologists in dialogue The second Intensive Study Week will involve artists, performers, architects, photographers, pedagogists, anthropologists, writers, historians and art historians on topics including contemporary art and new languages,…

I intensive week (25-29.10.2021 Palermo)

I intensive week (25-29.10.2021 Palermo) Graffiti, drawings and wall writings from the Inquisition in Palermo The first week will focus on the graffiti of the secret prisons of the Holy Office in Sicily, situated in the Chiaramonte-Steri palace in Palermo…