This is a self-portrait of me looking out of my cell during the COVID-19 lockdown at U.S. Penitentiary Yazoo City. For hours at times, I’d be looking out of my cell at the television. I created this on a repurposed Tyvek envelope that was used to send a book in the mail. I flipped it over and cut it to size. I created it to submit to a call for art for a University of Denver magazine.
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