Jilava Prison Bed

steel, cotton batting, cotton
42 x 37 x 69 inches

Piece created after receiving the dossier of Father Gheorghi Calciu-Dumitreasa from Amensty International for the exhibition, “Prisoners of Consciousness.”

Nicolae Ceausescu was the dictator in Romania who allowed the imprisonment and torture of Father Gheorghe Calciu-Dumitreasa, an anti-communist Romanian Orthodox priest who served 21 years in prison. He died in 2006.

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