Bad Food, a Bible, and a Blanket: 24 Hours in Juvenile Solitary Confinement

June 4, 2013 | by Jakob Schiller | Wired

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This week NCCD’s Midwest office is proudly displaying several of the photographs from Richard Ross’s “Juvenile in Justice” project. Juvenile in Justice, the project’s book, is a finalist in the book category of our MJS Awards.

This week NCCD’s Midwest office is proudly displaying several of the photographs from Richard Ross’s “Juvenile in Justice” project. Juvenile in Justice, the project’s book, is a finalist in the book category of our MJS Awards.

In this piece for Wired, Jakob Schiller details Ross’s recent 24-hour stay in an isolation cell in an unnamed juvenile detention facility in the Midwest. The article contains several of the photographs Ross took in his cell, as well as his personal written reflection on his experience.

Go here for Mother Jones‘ time-lapse video of Ross’s photos.

 

Photo credit: Richard Ross