For close a cycle in the midst of adversity is a great feat, Digital t-Rex share them graduation art courses taken by prisoners of Bogota’s Modelo prison , who in the midst of an art exhibition they let know the talent in the halls of this prison also breathes .
By: Vidal Romero
After two and a half months and art classes and painting in Bogota’s Modelo Prison, 60 prisoners received their diploma beyond certification , it becomes for many the joy of completing a process that changes their lives .
It was about 11 am when more than 120 inmates of the prison were assembled for their diplomas, some, the art , given by the workshop of the Network Guide School of Santafe and Idartes Gallery , and others for Canapro certifying the validation of his high school.
The process certifies 73 hours of participation , but they know they are because they have gone through different stages, from the discovery of something never thought they could do, painting, drawing and creating ; And to reinforce those techniques they learned.
To finish the courses inmates passed through drawing classes covering techniques from watercolor to oils .
The use of clay to make sculptures that passed physical experiences and dreams they face in prison .
Lighting and other techniques of photography and video
Besides grafitti , that even the cells used to decorate those who have spent more years in prison and begin to convert the greyish original space to a more pleasant room.
Gathered under the great roof of the north courtyard where besides English classes, math , calculus and philosophy are taught among others.
All gathered and waiting for his name by the workshop to receive a diploma
And a button that will remind them while maintaining that ‘ crowned ‘ this cycle of life amidst suffering closure day.
They celebrated their mention and then all went to enjoy the work of the other inmates of different patios.
Again as Mr. Rosas * surprised this time are his ‘ Enchanted Forest ‘ with oil on canvas
And four figures carved with soap King in the midst of a classic frame handmade wood .