Indefinitely Detained

Artist: Indefinitely Detained
New Orleans, LA

Indefinitely Detained is a project that focuses on the voices of migrants imprisoned in the United States vast and ever growing network of immigrant prisons. As of June 2019 there are 10,000 migrants imprisoned in the state of Louisiana.This project aims to record and publicize the stories and experiences of the thousands of refugees and asylums seekers that have been completely stripped of the most basic human rights, locked up in for-profit facilities, and made to wait indefinitely for their asylum plea to be heard. In addition to people imprisoned, Indefinitely Detained will interview family members, advocates, and public officials.

Award Amount: $4000