Face of Death Row
Facilitated and promoted by the British human rights
Claire has completed a series of portraits of people who
have faced the death penalty in the US. This includes
current Death Row inmates, former inmates who have been
exonerated and released, and people who have been executed.
She has completed two research trips to the US to meet the
people involved and the families of those who have been
paintings, which are now available for viewing on-line
(click here), are
accompanied by a sound track of interviews with some of the
people Claire met and also a narration of an actual
execution. To read the
transcripts of the soundtrack, please click
of exhibitions took place in 2009. These included a major
London exhibition from at the
Gallery on Londonís South Bank.
project was kindly supported by the Arts Council England,
Peter Bottomley MP, Clive Stafford Smith OBE and London
Mayor, Boris Johnson.
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