Because worth enjoying art as a tool for social transformation, Digital T-Rex brings you this journey through the artistic halls of Bogota’s Modelo Prison, where dozens of prisoners – artists meet every Tuesday and Thursday to let your imagination and reinvent their world within these four walls that hold them .
By: Vidal Romero
Beyond the overcrowding in our national prisons .
Prisoners of Bogota’s Modelo Prison found within these four walls a way to manifest : artistic creation.
Every Tuesday and Thursday some prisoners of the main courtyards of this center in Bogota , meet to let your imagination .
With classes taught by talleristas School Guides Network Santa Fe Gallery in conjunction with the District Institute of Arts , Idartes , including painting, sculpture , crafts and photography are included .
Inmates discover a new world and passing new opportunities and experiences for your life.
And in some cases , develop tools to get some money within the property making them work to their peers.
As the case of Mr. Rosas * , who charges by decorating with some pieces strokes requesting him
Or as Carlos * , that through these workshops learned to weave and made this backpack to her daughter.
Hundreds of stories are told in these halls where not all Colombians, and in a moment we can appreciate another large size murals sensitivity how ‘ un alto en el camino ‘ Mr. Rosas.
Which it is a stop on the way of Jesus Christ
‘Faces’, a collective work from several different looks of the Virgin accompanied patio which have great devotion .
And even replicas to our great national industry, as this sketch of Juan Valdez Café that is sure to become the interweaving of a backpack that wander through the courtyards.
But besides this count thoughts as ‘ Exquisite Corpse ‘ worked in a workshop
Freedom which plays one of the most important thoughts in the head writer …