CORRECTIONS: exonerated

2016-ongoing

pyrographic drawings on paper 

15 x 11 inches

There are currently 2,471 individuals 

exonerated of their convictions. 

Richard Phillips is the longest-serving wrongly accused individual. He served 45 years, 2 months and, after being found innocent, was released in 2017. 

 

exonerated is an ongoing series of portraits produced by pyrographic drawing; in which a wood-burning stylus singes the paper. The ongoing series begins with the representation of  those whose criminal record and/or imprisonment took between 28 and 54 years before being found innocent of their charge.

 

www.law.umich.edu/special/exoneration/Pages/about.aspx

www.innocenceproject.org

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