Remembering past dissidents – like Richard Carlile, imprisoned in 1819 for publishing Thomas Paine’s ‘The Rights of Man’. Spotlighting present prisoners – from Raif Badawi, the Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, to the Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani, sentenced to 12 years imprisonment in a trial lasting just half an hour.
This durational installation incorporates live performers, runs from 12 noon and culminates with a speech from Hannah Machlin of Index on Censorship.
What would you go to prison for?
WHEN: Sunday 25 October, 12pm – 5.30pm (Hannah Machlin at 5pm)
WHERE: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL (Holborn tube)