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Bea Borgers

Letters from Attica of Begüm Erciyas at the Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, auawirleben & Wiener Festwochen

20.03.2021 – In conditions of solitude – as for travelers or prisoners – people have often resorted to writing letters as a means of communication with their closests, revealing the very sensation of being in isolation. Sam Melville has done so from the Attica prison, where he was held on charges of sabotaging public property in protest of the Vietnam war, and where he would die during the Attica prison riots in 1971. Letters from Attica is presented at Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, auawirleben and Wiener Festwochen.