Explore with us the intersection of mass incarceration & systemic racism

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects:
We are thrilled to announce three upcoming forums presented in partnership with the University of Chicago Human Rights Lab as a prelude to Death By Life. Each session will be free to attend and streamed over Zoom. Read about about each forum, and follow the links to register below! 

March 30 – Art as Transformation: Music and Drama for Incarcerated Youth
This interactive Zoom forum explores art as a means of transformation for persons who have experienced or are experiencing incarceration. The event will include guided activities and a discussion about art making and community through music, drama, and creative writing while imprisoned. REGISTER HERE.

April 6 – Art and Imagination Inside Prisons
This conversation will explore art-making inside the prison industrial
complex as a practice of freedom by incarcerated artists. Panelists will
discuss artworks crafted behind the prison wall and the creative processes involved in making, learning, and teaching art behind bars. REGISTER HERE.

April 13 – Freedom-Making in an Age of Mass Incarceration
This session features a panel discussion about what freedom-making means within the deeply carceral context of contemporary America. A Q&A will follow the moderated conversation. REGISTER HERE.