ELLE Decoration (UK) - - Escape News -

This month’s high­brow arts des­ti­na­tion? Read­ing Prison, which housed Os­car Wilde dur­ing his 1890s in­car­cer­a­tion, and closed its gates in 2013. Or­gan­ised by art fund­ing body Ar­tan­gel, ‘In­side: Artists and Writ­ers in Read­ing Prison’ sees the Vic­to­rian build­ing’s cor­ri­dors and cells trans­formed into mu­seum spa­ces for new works by lead­ing cre­atives such as film­maker Steve Mcqueen and pho­tog­ra­pher Wolf­gang Till­mans. Let­ters by the likes of Ai Wei­wei and Jeanette Win­ter­son can be read or lis­tened to and ev­ery Sun­day Wilde’s let­ter De Pro­fundis will be spo­ken aloud in the prison chapel by a dif­fer­ent per­former: Ralph Fi­ennes and Max­ine Peake are both on the list. Un­til 30 Oc­to­ber (ar­tan­

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