Imagine a paper chain, made up of bright yellow festival wrist bands, stretching more than five kilometres long. On each of those looped wrist bands, is a message: a prayer to God, written by an ordinary Australian, about something they want to see changed for the better.
The National Geographic Magazine is laying bare their record of misunderstanding race. The iconic magazine has commissioned an unflinching special report into its representations of race over the years.
Discussion of crime and punishment inevitably gets heated. Some take the ‘prison is for punishment’ approach, while others highlight the social circumstances and personal difficulties that got people behind bars.