As the portrait of a fringe group, this book invites the
reader to engage with the phenomenon of outcasts; it orders the rich material – which has grown out of numerous projects of
artistic research with female drug users in European prisons and therapy institutions – and sets it into context. In this
way, the conditions which have become structurally embedded in social processes are laid open and made perceptible as a matter
of public concern.
The biographical and artistic work with the inmates, the correspondence, the interventions in
the isolated, public, and cultural sphere, the minutes, reflections, and results of the interdisciplinary exchange with scientists
are comprehensively documented and illustrated.
Preface by Weibel, Peter
Ulrike Möntmann studied visual
communication and fine arts; she lives and works in Amsterdam and Vienna.Open