Some of the men serving life sentences never committed a crime of violence. They are victims of the three strike law.
Check Out Part 1: “A Poignant 21 Seconds from San Quentin“
“Artists who live and work with spiritual values cannot and should not remain indifferent to a conflict in which the highest values of humanity and civilization are at stake.” — Pablo Picasso
Meet Robert Sturman at his Santa Monica studio discussing sincerity and the photographer’s secret—the unwritten contract between himself and those he photographs.
Check out the Anneke Lucas article/interview with the Yogis of San Quentin. It’s beautiful.
Follow Robert Sturman’s artwork within the prison system on Facebook.
Learn more about the Prison Yoga Project and their trainings.
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