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Ex Crucible

The Passion of Incarcerated Artists

Peter Merts (Photographer), Annie Buckley (Contribution by)


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The photographs of Ex Crucible show incarcerated men and women creating artworks with a talent, passion, and authenticity that illuminate the humanity of the artists. These intimate photographs demonstrate the importance that creativity can have in these bleak, controlled spaces.

Daylight Books, 9781954119123, 136pp.

Publication Date: June 7, 2022

About the Author

Peter Merts is a photographer residing in the San Francisco area. For decades he has focused on documenting the work of several arts-based non-profit (NGO) organizations. He is co-author of Paths of Discovery: Art Practice and Its Impact in California Prisons (2nd edition).