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KSS CRC partnership with the Koestler Trust and Turner Contemporary

23 November 2018

In 2019 we’re partnering with the Koestler Trust, the UK’s best-known prison arts charity and Turner Contemporary, Margate’s internationally renowned art gallery, to bring art that is often hidden into public view.

A group of men and women on probation are curating the exhibition – people we supervise and support at Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company (KSSCRC). What goes up on the walls will be their vision. The curators are selecting the artworks, shaping the themes and helping to determine the design. In this project they are being guided by local artist and facilitator Trish Scott.  

The Koestler Trust is the UK’s best-known prison arts charity, running an annual awards programme encouraging people to take part in the arts, and recognising their achievements. The exhibited artworks will be selected from over 700 artworks submitted from across Kent and Sussex for the 2018 Koestler Awards for arts in criminal justice.

The exhibition is free and runs from 1 March to 6 May 2019.  There is more information on the Koestler Trust’s website.

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