Degrees of Visibility

Degrees of Visibility is a nine-year survey of more than 260 carceral spaces throughout the United States, examining the landscapes in which prisons, jails, and detention centers sit within all 50 states and territories by Los Angeles-based artists Ashley Hunt. Each photograph is shot from a publicly available point of view. One may or may not be able to see …

Portraits from Art on the Inside

From October 2, 2020, to October 30, 2020, the Coleman Center hosted portraits from the ongoing exhibition series Art On The Inside from the Alabama Prison Art and Education Program. The program has offered arts and educational classes in Alabama prisons since 2003. The exhibition included drawings that express the students’ distinct experiences “in an environment that is frequently so …

What’s happening at Pop Start? II

Last fall, Tuscaloosa-based artist Jamey Grimes installed their work Strata VII & VIII, (2015) in our “Pop Start A,” storefront space. The objects and environments that Grimes creates are fueled by encounters with real and imagined natural forces. The artist generates unique forms through the manipulation of synthetic materials, in this case, common corrugated plastic. These forms create experiential environments …