Visiting “Prison, Beyond the Walls” at the Museum of Confluences is a dive into an ethnographic exhibition above all, about the prison world, its atmosphere, its noises, its violence, its hobbies, its rules and constraints ubiquitous. A risky exhibition which, under the leadership of Marianne Rigaud-Roy, head of the project, manages admirably to avoid the pitfall of clichés or sentimentality, by multiplying the points of view, and by summoning in one place, the testimonials from experts, institutions, inmates and artists. It invites us to wonder about the reality of a universe where solitudes rub shoulders in the most sticky of...
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