Review: Koestler Voices, New Poetry from Prisons

In this post, writer Nick Moss reviews the Koestler Trust's latest poetry pamphlet, Koestler Voices: New Poetry from Prisons. The collection was published to coincide with the Koestler Trust's latest national exhibition, 'Inside,' which appeared at the Southbank Centre until 15th November 2017. The Koestler Trust is an arts charity that supports prisoners, ex-prisoners and … Continue reading Review: Koestler Voices, New Poetry from Prisons

Art by Offenders: Strength, Vulnerability, and Forgiveness

Above image: Lost Fruit | Thornford Park Hospital, The Tolkien Trust Silver Award for Drawing The Koestler Trust’s sixth annual UK showcase this year takes the form of ‘The Strength and Vulnerability Bunker’, curated by Mercury prize-winning rapper, Speech Debelle. The national exhibition, which is moulded yearly by a different group or individual, displays work … Continue reading Art by Offenders: Strength, Vulnerability, and Forgiveness

Safety Net of Sky: 30th March – 27th May

  The Koestler Trust is currently running an exhibition curated by young people from the Liverpool Youth Offending Service, with help from professional curators. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings and sculpture as well as creative writing which were selected from entried to the 2011 Koestler Awards. The exhibition is taking place at the World Museum … Continue reading Safety Net of Sky: 30th March – 27th May