Saturday Opening: Liberation Prison Project Launch

Published by: Whitlam Institute | 4-Feb-2018
Liberation Prison Project, is an exhibition featuring a social services program of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), founded by Lama Thubten Yeshe.
Venue: Female Orphan School
Address: Building EZ, Western Sydney University, Parramatta South campus, Cnr James Ruse Dr and Victoria Rd Rydalmere NSW 2116
Date: Saturday 10 February 2018
Time: 10:30am - 4:00pm
Ticket: Free
Join us on Saturday 10 February 2018 at 10:30am for the opening of the exhibition, Liberation Prison Project, and poetry readings.

This exhibition features 65 original artworks by people serving custodial sentences in Australia and around the world. These are accompanied by an ambient soundscape of poems written by people in prison and recited by professional actors.

The exhibition is from the Liberation Prison Project, which takes place in Italy, Mexico, Mongolia, New Zealand, Spain & USA.

Liberation Prison sees volunteer chaplains working with those in prison to teach meditation practices, develop personal insight,and increase understanding in how to change their behaviours.


Tracy Mann - Australian Actress, (MC for the event)
Ven. Thubten Choekyi - Buddhist Nun & Director of Liberation Prison Project
My Orphan Experience with Gyalten Drolkar - LPP Mentor
Reading by Robert Adamson, Australian Poet & First CAL Chair of Poetry at the University of Technology, Sydney.

RSVP to Monica McMahon on (02) 4620 3450 or by Wednesday 7 February (for catering).

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