This is a collection of videos profiling what creating music in rehabilitation and incarceration looks like with four different musicians across Canada. The musicians reflect on their first steps getting into prisons, some of the ways in which music is made in prisons, self-care when making music in prisons, and what impact creative music practices might have in inmates’ lives both inside and during reintegration.
First steps: How these musicians got started making music in prisons
On the importance of music in prisons, rehabilitation and reintegration
On cultural sensitivities
Three examples of programs: Why and how inmates may want to share their music
On self-care when doing work in prisons and rehabilitation
Reading and Resources