December 7, 2014

Geoffrey James Captures Stunning Images of Life Inside Kingston Penitentiary

Michael Enright of CBC Radio One’s The Sunday Edition interviews Geoffrey James regarding his new work Inside Kingston Penitentiary: 1853-2013. These startling photographs portray inmates and their unnatural habitat in one of Canada’s most notorious maximum-security facilities. James took the pictures during Kingston Penitentiary’s final months, before it was shuttered in 2013.

Please click here to hear the interview.

Image Credit:
Cell Door, Lower E Range, from The Kingston Penitentiary Series, 2013
Colour photograph on archival baryta-coated paper
Edition of 10
21″ x 14″