Art exhibition featuring works by death row inmates opens in Taipei

Focus Taiwan
Date: 07/18/2020
By: Emerson Lim

Taipei, July 18 (CNA) An exhibit featuring artwork by inmates, some of whom are on death row, opened Saturday at Bopiliao Historic Block in Taipei.

Twenty-two calligraphy works and Chinese paintings produced by 15 inmates are being displayed at the exhibit, titled "Not Who We Were," organized by the Taiwan Alliance to End the Death Penalty (TAEDP).

TAEDP wants to change the public impression of inmates, which is usually fixed at the moment they committed their crime.

"What this exhibit wants to signify is everyone can change," Lin Hsin-yi (林欣怡), executive director of TAEDP said during the simple opening ceremony.    [FULL  STORY]

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