Donovan Wylie (Photographs), Louise Purbrick (Essay)
For 24 years, the Maze Prison played a unique role in the Northern
Built in 1976 to hold terrorists and political prisoners, the Maze
is an extreme example of rational design.
The prison closed in 2000 and, in 2002, Magnum photographer Donovan
Wylie, himself Irish, obtained the exclusive right to take pictures
of the entire prison complex, without limits or supervision. His 68
photographs document the repetitive nature of the architecture and
its disorienting effect.
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Prisons on Urban-Resources