Health Inside is a new public art intervention about the Irish prison system and prisoners’ health in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Across eight bus shelters and two billboards in Dublin 7, the artwork reflects on prison conditions, the mental health of men and women in prison and the social problems that imprisonment can cause.
A collaborative public art intervention by visual artist Sinead McCann with UCD historians Catherine Cox and Oisín Wall.
Dates: 10-22 November 2018
Location: Find a map for the location of the bus shelters and billboards in Dublin 7 here
Image credit: Health Inside a public art intervention by visual artist Sinead McCann in collaboration with UCD historians Catherine Cox and Oisín Wall. 2018. Courtesy of the Artist. Photograph of a convict in Mountjoy prison 1857. Courtesy of the Thomas A.Larcom Photographs Collection, New York.