My Path: Listen

A selection of audio tracks from My Path: Art by People in the Criminal Justice System at Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

As you move through the exhibition you may hear fragments of music and poetry. Select your soundtrack and listen to the full pieces below. (Please use your headphones if listening in the gallery).

The poetry recordings are performed by actors from Synergy Theatre Project with lived experience of the criminal justice system.

This playlist contains adult themes and language – parental discretion is advised for younger audiences.

The Great Escape by ‘The Vibe Tribe’, a group production with Good Vibrations, HM Prison Wealstun, Instrumental Music
Fury Release, a group production with Irene Taylor Trust, HM Young Offender Institution Wetherby, Commended Award for Instrumental Music
Cold, a group production with Irene Taylor Trust, HM Young Offender Institution Wetherby, First-Time Entrant Award for Hip-Hop, Rap & Grime Music

To hear people appreciate and, more importantly, relate to what you have produced just tops it off. It just gives me motivation to do more really.

When It All Started, a group production with Irene Taylor Trust, HM Young Offender Institution Wetherby, Hip-Hop, Rap & Grime Music

Most of us played instruments when we were younger, but hadn’t in a long time so this brought back a side to us we hadn’t seen in a long time so it was amazing… I had to work as a team in order to make the piece as best as it could be with that many people.

Thunder In Your Mind, a group production with York St. John University, HM Prison & Young Offender Institution New Hall, Singer-Songwriter — Original Music
Down the Lane, HM Prison Hull, Jessie Ireland Memorial Commended Award for Poem, performed by an actor from Synergy Theatre Project

I have found being creative a way of bringing back good memories.

Time Past, HM Prison Full Sutton, Commended Award for Poem, performed by an actor from Synergy Theatre Project