Sculpture and Environmental Art Prison Placement Project


  • 2014

The Department of Sculpture and Environmental Art (SEA), has always been concerned with interaction, reach and relations outwith the institution and into the wider community. The Placement project forms part of a menu of options being developed by SEA for students on our programme. Historically, SEA has developed its programme around the idea of the Artist Placement Group: that context is half the work. This has manifest itself through the Public Art Project produced annually by individual students, however, in recent years this ethos has grown and developed in other directions, in particular through ‘live’ placements in a wide range of complex contexts. The collaboration with New College Lanarkshire and the resulting placement of students in 7 Scottish Prisons is an example of this approach.

  • Produced, Edited and Directed by Kate Burton