Society 22 April 2013 28 803

Imprisoned by Insanity

Prisoners of a psychiatric ward. They are criminal offenders suffering from mental disorders. Can anything help their troubled souls and minds? Artist Aleksandr Semyonov tries to relieve their suffering with art therapy. 'When I first started the art therapy course here, I was afraid of them. Their first results just shocked me. They were supposed to draw the person sitting opposite from them, but each one of them drew himself'. 

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