Les Enfermés is a book that takes the reader to the other side of our society. In prison, in a psychiatric hospital, in a detention center … Based on the photographic observations of Jean-Christophe Hanché, photographer and controller of places of deprivation of liberty, the book is instructive, shocking and sincere on the often unworthy living conditions , reported from these inconspicuous places. All of the images are regularly corroborated by terrible extracts from letters sent by prisoners to the CGLPL, and by reasoned extracts from visit reports or emergency recommendations issued by the CGLPL. This creates a “landscape of...
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