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LOS ANGELES―Words Uncaged Opening Reception

June 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am3:00 pm


LOS ANGELES― WordsUncaged Exhibit: Healing through Art and Creative Writing will open on June 3rd in the WordsUncaged space in downtown Los Angeles. An opening ttlltreception will take place on Saturday, June 15th from 6:00pm-10:00pm. The exhibit will run through July 31st. 

Words Uncaged is a creative platform created by the men of A-Yard California State Prison, Lancaster and California State University, Los Angeles professor Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy as a way to collect and preserve the first-person perspective of living with a life without parole sentence in California expressed through art and writing and also features portraits of the inmates by photographer F. Scott Schafer. Its purpose is to help incarcerated and formerly incarcerated men and women to imagine empowered narratives for themselves, their families and their communities.

Saturday, June 15th, 6-10pm

The Medallion

334 Main St., Unit 5016

Los Angeles, CA 90013

With questions, contact Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, Faculty Director of Calstate LA’s Prison Program, at broy@exchange.calstatela.edu.

This project is supported by a California Humanities Community Stories Project Grant. 


June 15, 2019
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
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CA United States